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Take this driver's test. If you don't get 70%, please stop driving.....

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JR, Nov 22, 2006.

  1. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    I failed Indiana's test when I moved back to the state from Kentucky several years ago. You could only miss, like, two questions of out 50 or something (I forget the actual breaking point), and I missed one more than the minimum.

    I was mortified, but I heard many people missed that test because they didn't know they'd have to take it. When we exited Indiana again and came back a few years ago, my wife failed it. I passed this time.

    Of course if Indiana didn't operate in every way with the torpor of the 1950s in its officialdom, it would do like most states and recognize a valid drivers license from another state is proof you were eligible to get one in Indiana.
  2. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Oh, my bad JR. I read the thread title and thought only a score of 70 percent was acceptable. No higher, no lower. So I intentionally missed a few.

    My bad.
  3. Smokey33

    Smokey33 Member

    I too missed only that question. I guess I'll no longer be making left turns if I have to wait on an oncoming car that's 8 blocks away.
  4. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    2003 was a very bad year for me. Three wrecks. It's a wonder I didn't lose my license. Thought I was going to have to sell a child to pay my insurance premiums. But I learned my lesson. I always, always err on the side of caution now. I do wait until I see no cars coming before I turn left. Drives Mrs. Novelist up the wall, or at least the portion of the wall up which I have not already driven her.
  5. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Good God, it's not safe to drive with you people on the road.
  6. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    BTW, 85%.

    /sheepish grin
  7. tyler durden 71351

    tyler durden 71351 Active Member

  8. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    No. We'd prefer to admire the Mounties from afar. :)

    I aced that thing ... and the outing driver probably could with her eyes shut. :D
  9. jay_christley

    jay_christley Member

    But I disagree, somewhat, with the one they said I got wrong.
    If you have trouble seeing other vehicles because of dust, precipitation, or smoke blowing across the roadway, you should drive slower and turn on your_______: (Select one)
    a. Parking lights
    b. Interior lights
    c. Headlights

    Obviously if it's difficult to see you need your head lights on. Duh.
    But headlights are a given. If it's so bad that you need to slow down -- heavy rain, dust, fog, etc. -- than you also need to turn on your hazard lights so the schmuck in the SUV who is just plowing right through without a care in the world doesn't ass-end you into next week.
    I assumed parking lights were hazard lights and went with A.
    Honestly, I don't have a clue what parking lights are.
  10. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    Having once ridden shotgun while IJAG was behind the wheel, I can attest that I felt at least 70 percent safe.
  11. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    It doesn't matter. Most of those SUVs with the driving mentalities you depict - and there are entirely too many of them on the road - won't stop for you or anyone else. After all, they're driving SUVs! ::)
  12. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Those are usually yellow. At least they are here.
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