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Oregon Driving Test Questions

Oregon Driving Test Questions

If two drivers arrive at an intersection at the same time, who has the right of way?

When two vehicles arrive at an intersection simultaneously, the driver on the left should always yield to the vehicle on their right.

What is the shape and color of a stop sign?

All stop signs have eight sides and have a red background with white lettering.

Is it legal to make a right turn on a red light?

It is legal to make a right on red provided there is no oncoming traffic or any pedestrians in the path of the vehicle. Drivers to make sure there are no signs prohibiting this kind of maneuver.

What do orange traffic signs indicate?

Orange traffic signs warn drivers they are approaching or passing construction sites. They contain instructions about the legal speed limit and other important information that must be obeyed.

What does a brown traffic sign indicate?

Brown traffic signs tell drivers about upcoming sites of historical interest, picnic grounds, parks and similar locations.

How far must drivers stop from a railroad crossing?

If there is a stop sign, a train is approaching or the gates are down, drivers must stop at the indicated white line. If there is no line showing drivers where to stop, they must stay at least 15 feet away from the crossing.

What is the speed limit within a school zone?

Drivers may not exceed 20 miles per hour when driving through a school zone.

Is it legal to race on the street?

No. Whether two drivers are competing to go faster, participating in a more formal event or trying to set a record, racing is not permitted on public streets.

What is a safe distance for following another vehicle?

Vehicles traveling under 30 miles per hour are considered to be maintaining a safe following distance if there is two to four seconds’ worth of distance between them. For vehicles traveling above 30 miles per hour, there should be at least four seconds’ worth of space.

How close behind an emergency vehicle can drivers be?

Drivers cannot come within 500 feet of any emergency vehicle which is signaling that it is responding to a call.

Can hand signals be used to signal a turn at night?

No. Hand signals cannot be seen in the dark and can only be used to indicate a turn in daylight.

How far in advance should a driver signal a turn?

Drivers should signal their intent turn at least 100 feet in advance. 

How much visibility is needed to complete a legal u-turn?

Drivers who wish to execute a u-turn must be visible from at least 500 feet in all directions in urban areas. In rural areas, drivers must be visible for at least 1,000 feet from all directions.

How close to a fire hydrant may a vehicle be parked?

Drivers may park no closer than within 10 feet of a fire hydrant.