RI Drivers Ed

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What is the greatest hazard for a driver?

Alcohol Consumers

Drunk drivers cause more than:

1/2 in which somebody is killed

25,000

180 Days

21 Years

\$100,000

A Limited Instructional Permit is valid for how long?

One year until you reach 18

Velocitizing

Highway hypnosis

Turn wheels left

50 feet long

If you expect a truck driver to see you stay:

At least 50 feet behind them

With a limited Provisional license you cannot drive between ____ unless:

1:00-5:00 am ... when driving to or from work or fire department

-Not have been convicted of a motor vehicle violation or saftey belt infraction while having permit
-Have held an LPL for at least 12 months
- Be at least 17 and 6 months old

Human error

3/4 a second

When you reach an intersection who has the right of way?

Vehicle directly approaching you or vehicle to the right

To leave a traffic lane to enter a parking space:

Move into the traffic lane nearest the parking space, use signal to indicate intentions

8 feet

20 Feet

You must use your hand signals or direction lights at least how many feet before making a turn?

100 feet at minimum

The law requires headlights on vehicles to be turned on when driving:

from sunset to sunrise when windshield wipers are in use, bad weather

25 mph

Under 21= .02%
Over 21 = .08%

21 days

Identify

Predict

Decide

Execute

4 second rule:

You must find a fixed object and watch the car in front get to it then wait 4 secs until you reach the same point

yes

No

yes

With an LIP you can practice driving under the supervision of a:

21 year old, 5 year driver

Do all passengers have to wear a:

Seat belt or child restraint system

Hydroplanning occurs when:

Thefront tires of your vehicle loose contact with the surface of a wet road

To guard against hydroplanning:

- Be aware of tire pressure
-Reducing speed
-Being careful driving in rain

If your vehicle has ABS breaks the driver should:

Stomp on the break and stay on it to be able to stir in right direction

To control a skid:

-Let off the gas
-keep foot away from break
- Let it turn gradually and turn in direction you want to go

1/6

Must park:

12 inches from curb and in the same direction of traffic

If you wish to stop your car and the accelarator pedal sticks to floor try to kick the side of accelerator once to try and jar it free if this fails:

Shift to NEUTRAL and apply brake at same time, Choose escape path to open zone off road, turn ignition off.

You should go far enough past the vehicle you're passing that:

You are able to see their tires on the pavement of the vehicle you passed in your inside rear view mirror

-Slow down
- Keep right

4 times

What do yellow lines do on roadways?

Separate traffic traveling in opposite directions

60 feet

Must dim high beam light when:

approaching within 500 feet of another vehicle, when following within 200 feet

NO!

7 years

If you are stopped by an officer at night you are required to:

turn on interior lights and leave them on until officer tells you to turn them off.

Stopped by officer:

Not allowed to exit unless told to do so

If you are 19 years old and caught driving while impared you will:

-Be fined
-Have to do community service