You need a Nevada driver’s license or learner’s permit if you want to drive on Nevada streets and highways. Your vision will be checked to make sure you meet the minimum vision standards. The written test covers the information found in the Nevada DMV Driver’s Manual, and includes questions on traffic laws, road rules, road signs, highway signs and markings and safe driving practices. Use of a cellular phone during a drive test will result in automatic failure. The Nevada DMV written test consists of 50 questions, and you need at least 40 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. When sharing the road with a truck, it is important to remember that trucks:
take longer distances than cars to stop.
require less turning radius than cars.
require less time to pass on a downgrade than cars.
require less time to pass on an incline than cars.
2. The yield sign means:
Go. The light will soon be red.
If the way is clear, you may move forward slowly without stopping.
Stop if you can.
3. You are driving and you are feeling drowsy. You should:
avoid drinking coffee.
turn on the radio to keep you awake.
find a safe place to stop for a break.
have a beer or two to keep you awake.
4. A vehicle that enters a road from a driveway:
must stop and yield the right-of-way to traffic on the roadway and to pedestrians.
must yield to traffic approaching from the right, while it has the right-of-way over vehicles approaching from the left.
must enter the roadway immediately.
has the right-of-way.
5. When they see this sign drivers should:
increase their speed, keep to the right, and pass.
slow their speed, keep to the left, and do not pass.
slow their speed, keep to the right, and do not pass.
watch for trucks entering the highway.
6. This road sign means:
Low shoulder
You may drive in the left lane
Keep to the side indicated by the arrow
Side road
7. Before crossing any railroad tracks, you must:
wait until the crossing gates are completely up.
look and listen for trains.
make sure there is room for your vehicle on the other side.
All of the above.
8. When passing another vehicle, a driver should wait until the entire car the driver just passed is visible in the rearview mirror before turning back into the right-hand lane.
9. When driving on slick roads, drivers should:
take turns more slowly.
change lanes quickly.
brake hard.
accelerate quickly.
10. Who has a greater risk of being involved in a traffic crash?
Shift workers.
Drivers who are driving alone.
Young people.
All of the above.
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Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass: 40
Passing score: 80%
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