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Driver's Manual

Chapter 7

Parallel Parking

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Chapter 7 - Parallel Parking Practice Quiz
Please note! - This quiz is intended to help you prepare for the types of questions you will be asked on the written test. The questions on the actual test may vary.

A “no standing” sign at a certain location means
You may never stop your vehicle there.
You may park there if the driver remains in the vehicle.
You may stop temporarily to pickup or discharge passengers.
You may stop to load or unload merchandise.

A “no parking” sign at a certain location means
You may never stop your vehicle there.
You may stop temporarily to load or unload passengers.
You may park there if the driver remains in the vehicle.
You may leave your vehicle unattended for less than 5 minutes.

A “no stopping” sign means that, unless directed to do so by a policeman, you may stop only
Long enough to unload packages.
To avoid conflict with other traffic.
To discharge passengers.
For less than 5 minutes.

You may never park
On a one-way street.
At the entrance of a building.
In a crosswalk.
Within 50 feet of a fire hydrant.

Assuming that the street is level, what should you do after you have finished parallel parking in a space between two other cars
Leave your front wheels turned toward the curb.
Make sure your car almost touches the car behind you.
Move as far forward in the space as possible.
Straighten your front wheels and leave room between cars.

If you are parked parallel to the curb, you may get out of the car on the traffic side
During the daytime when other drivers can see you.
When the traffic light at the closest intersection turns red.
When you won't interfere with oncoming vehicles.
If you use your four-way flasher first.

Before you leave a parking space which is parallel to the curb you should
Sound your horn.
Turn on your four-way flasher.
Look for traffic by turning your head.
Look for traffic by using your inside rear-view mirror.

A driver may park in a space reserved for people with disabilities if the vehicle displays license plates for the disabled
Regardless of who is in the vehicle.
Only if the driver is disabled.
And is carrying the disabled person named on the registration.
If someone in the driver's immediate family is disabled.

In a parking space reserved for people with disabilities, a non-disabled driver
May park in an emergency.
May not park, but stop in an emergency.
May not park or stop, but may stand in an emergency.
May neither park, stop nor stand.