Kentucky DRIVER'S EXAMINATION

(From the 2015 Kentucky driver handbook)


Directions: The Kentucky permit test is split into two sections 1) Rules of the Road and 2) Road Signs. You must answer correctly 24 of the 30 “road rules” questions and 8 out of 10 “road sign” questions to pass. If you fail Kentucky’s permit test, you can retake it. In Kentucky, you are able to retake the test 6 times before you must wait six months before you can try again.
PASSING GRADE —
6 OR FEWER ROAD RULES ERRORS
2 OR FEWER ROAD SIGNS ERRORS
1 vote
  1. What is the definition of defensive driving?

    Drive just below the speed limit in certain situations to improve your braking distance.

    Keep your foot over your brake pedal when needed to reduce your reaction times.

    Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards.

    All of the above.

  2. You can avoid dangerous last minute maneuvers by looking ________ ahead of your vehicle at all times.

    20 to 25 seconds

    15 to 30 Seconds

    10 to 15 seconds

    60 seconds

  3. Which of the following statements is true about blind spots.

    You can eliminate your blind spots by using your 2 outside mirrors.

    Blind spots? I'm invincible.

    The proper use of all 3 mirrors will eliminate your blind spot.

    Tractor trailers and large vehicles have blind spots which are larger than most passenger vehicles.

  4. What should you do if your car starts hydroplaning or skidding?

    Try to steer off or away from the road

    Step firm on the brake

    Try to gradually lower your speed

    Turn the wheel firm and sharp

  5. What is the best answer if your car is equipped with a passenger side airbag?

    Use the rear-facing child restraint system in the front passenger seat.

    Small children should ride in the back seat.

    It is OK for small children to ride in the front passenger seat of your car.

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