Driving isn't rocket science, but these ten test questions suggest the intelligence level of dead sheep.
The thing is, there is no general rule here. If you have ABS (as just about every car on the road does today), you shouldn't pump the pedal. If you don't have ABS, you should avoid hard braking if you can. The answer is get to know your car first.
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Q: Do you understand how roundabouts work?
Trick question, nobody understand how roundabouts work.
Q: What does this sign mean?
If you don't know, you shouldn't drive. Anything.
Reader macanamera just got this off the MVA's website sample questions:
Q: When driving in a construction zone:
A. Slightly increase your speed
B. Expect the unexpected
C. Construction workers must yield to roadway users
It's increase your speed right?
Q: What should drivers do if they feel drowsy while driving?
A: Stop in a save area and rest.
B: Open the window for some fresh air.
C: Reduce speed.
D: Turn up the radio.
Call your lawyer.
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TheCraigy doesn't recommend manslaughter:
This is a real question. My similar pedestrian crossing outside of a crosswalk had the answer option "You have the right of way; run the pedestrian down."
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Maybe he won't be needing it anymore? Wunderchoc swears that there used to be another option on the test:
E: Offer him a cigarette.
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55Buick, Oversteer Scientist took an online test a few weeks ago:
"If the gates are down, the lights are flashing, and the train is honking, is it safe to try and beat the train?"
Yes, this was an actual question.
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Thank god it's not timed!
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This one came from pre-mandatory helmet law times in California. west-coaster:
Q: You should always wear a helmet when you ride because:
A: It will keep your head warm.
B: It identifies you as a motorcyclist.
C: It will protect your head in the event of a crash.
Somehow, riding a motorcycle doesn't identify you as a motorcyclist, but your helmet does. Fashion, you fools!
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