Implied Consent Law
A law enforcement officer may at any time give you a sobriety test of blood, breath, and urine AND your blood may be taken against your will.
Financial Responsibility Law
Requires owners and operators of motor vehicles to be financially responsible for damages and/or injuries they may cause to others when a collision happens.
Florida No-Fault Law
Anyone who owns or has registered a motor vehicle that has been in the state for at least 90 days must purchase a policy delivered or issued for delivery in this state.
Your could face mandatory revocation of your license as a result of...
a. Child restraint violation
b. Unlawful speeding resulting in a collision
c. Lying about ownership of your vehicle
d. A moving violation
If you are found guilty of speeding and causing a collision, you will receive ___ points on your license
True or false: Your low-beam headlights illuminate the road in front of you for approximately 300 ft.
False: 100 ft
If you are under the age of 18 and accumulate six points on your license within twelve months ....
You lose your driving privileges for one year, but you could ask for an administrative hearing to get permission to drive on a restricted basis.
True or false: Getting cited for speeding more than 16 MPH over the speed limit will result in 3 points on your license
False: 4 points
__% of drivers between the ages of 15 and 20 were killed in a motor vehicle crash had been drinking
True or false: You must place a child in an approved child seat if the child is under nine years of age.
False: The child must be under three years of age.
If you are involved in a skid, what should you NEVER do? What is one thing you should do?
Lock your brakes; stop when you have gained control of your car
True or false: You are more likely to be involved in a crash during a long trip.
False - If you are close to home
The maximum speed limit in a business or residential district in Florida, unless otherwise posted, is ___ MPH.
The court may suspend, restrict, or delay the driving privilege of a minor...
If convicted of vandalism or being habitually truant.
True or false: If you hit a parked car, you should leave your information on the windshield.
True or false: Your driving record cannot be accessed by anyone except an official public agency
False - Most of it is available to the public
True or false: On a city street, you should be looking ahead of you as far ahead as the car in front of you.
False - "Aim high"
True or false: When you drive through deep water, you should dry out your breaks by driving slowly in low gear and apply your breaks lightly.
The _____ ______ is the highest portion of the brain.
The _____ ______ is the highest portion of the brain.
Which will get you 3 points? Unlawful speeding a) 15 MPH or less or b) 16 MPH or more over lawful or posted speed limit?
15 MPH or less (a)
Move Over Act
Drivers must "move over" and slow down to 20 MPH below the speed limit when approaching an emergency vehicle that is stopped on a highway.
In school districts the posted speed limit is usually ___ MPH, but never higher than ___ MPH.
Speeding fines are ___ when workers are in a construction zone, or in a school zone during posted hours, regardless if children are there.
These are ....Regulatory signs- they are white or red and regulate traffic, also can be construction signs, ex. no praking signs
To use the two-second rule, watch the vehicle ahead pass __________ and start counting �one thousand one��
a fixed object such as an overpass
Your license can be suspended if you __________
break a traffic law and fail to pay your fine or appear in court as directed. fail to pay child support. use tobacco if you are under age.
After the first three months, drivers who hold a Learner's license may operate a vehicle from 6 a.m. to __________
Give a turn signal for at least the last __________ feet before you make your turn to let other drivers know what you are going to do.
To drive safely on the expressway, __________
watch for cars entering the expressway; if you stay in the right lane, adjust your speed or move into the center lane so they can enter safely.
When sharing the road with a motorcyclist, __________
remember that wind gusts can move a motorcycle across an entire lane. remember that potholes or railroad tracks often require motorcyclists to change positions within their lane. maintain your lane position and speed when your automobile is being passed by a motorcycle.
Your license can be __________ if you earn a certain number of points for traffic offenses on the point system
When parking on hills:
Turn your wheels so that if your car starts to move, it will roll away from traffic or into the curb. Set the parking brake.
Place automatic gear shift in park. Shift manual gears to reverse (downhill) or first (uphill).
Turn vehicle off.
You must stop 50 feet, but not less than __________ feet from the nearest rail of the railroad when a human flagger is warning of an approaching train.
the following are not allowed on expressways
Motor-driven cycles and motor scooters with 150 cubic centimeter displacement or less. Pedestrians. Bicycles
As the amount of alcohol in your body increases, __________
you will have trouble judging distances, speeds and the movement of other vehicles.
A __________ means you may pass, using the oncoming lane, when it is safe to do so.
dashed yellow line
If your vehicle breaks down, it may be parked on the side of the expressway (completely off the pavement) for no more than __________ hours.
When red, this arrow light means __________
you must come to a complete stop. right turns are permitted if the way is clear. if a no turn on right sign is posted, you must remain stopped until the light turns green.
do not enter if your vehicle is taller than the height listed on the sign.
This sign means __________
come to a complete stop at the nearest crosswalk or before entering intersection.
When red, this signal means __________
A yellow__means that your lane signal is going to change to red. Prepare to leave the lane safely.
You may drive in lanes beneath the green arrow, but you must also obey_________
all other signs and signals.
Crossbuck signs are found at highway-rail intersections.
hey are yield signs. You are legally required to yield the right-of-way to trains. Slow down, look and listen for a train, and stop if a train approaches. Railroad crossbuck signs are found at most crossings. If there is more than one track, the sign below the crossbuck will show the number of tracks at the crossing.
Barricades, vertical panels, drums, and cones are the most commonly used devices to
alert drivers of unusual or potentially dangerous conditions in highway and street work zones. These devices are used to guide the drivers safely through the work area, and at night, they may be equipped with warning lights. When a Road Closed sign is displayed, do not drive on this road. Look for a detour or another route. Stripes on barricades and panel devices slope downward in the direction traffic must travel.
These should be treated just like a regular traffic control signal.
Come to a complete stop at the marked stop line. The bridge is in operation and the roadway is closed to all pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic.
Stop if you can safely do so. The bridge is just about to start operation. If you are not able to stop, continue with caution and watch for the traffic gates.
Go - watch out for pedestrians and other vehicles on the bridge.
When entering a right turn lane motorists may conflict with bicyclists traveling straight.
The shape of a road sign can tell you as much about the sign's message as its color.
Octagon: Exclusively for stop signs.
Horizontal Rectangle: Generally for guide signs.
Triangle: Exclusively for yield signs.
Pennant: Advance warning of no passing zones.
Diamond: Exclusively to warn of existing or possible hazards on roadways or adjacent areas.
Vertical Rectangle: Generally for regulatory signs.
Pentagon: School advance and school crossing signs.
Circle: Railroad advance warning signs.
Crossbuck: Railroad crossing.
A flashing red light means the same thing as a stop sign. It is used at dangerous intersections.
A flashing yellow light means you may move forward with caution. It is used at, or just before, dangerous intersections, or to alert you to a warning sign such as a school crossing or sharp curve. When approaching a yellow flashing light, you must slow, look in both directions, and drive slowly and carefully through the intersection. You must be prepared to stop for pedestrians or other vehicles entering the roadway.
Drivers entering a driveway or alley should...
yield to bicyclists and pedestrians on the sidewalk.
Drivers must yield the right-of-way to all emergency vehicles using ...
sirens and/ or flashing lights by pulling over to the closest edge of the roadway and stopping.
Vehicles in a funeral procession must have their.....on to tell....
eadlights on to tell other drivers not to interfere with the procession.
In a heavy rain, your tires can ride on a thin film of water as if you were on skis; this is called __________
An average freight train traveling at 30 MPH needs a stopping distance of more than __________ mile.
If you experience __________, do not use brakes, concentrate on steering, slow down gradually, brake softly when the car is under control, and pull completely off the pavement.
a tire blowout
When passing another vehicle, do not return to your lane until ________
you can see the tires of the vehicle you passed in your rearview mirror.
When parking on a public road, __________
Florida law requires that you take the keys out of your vehicle before leaving it.
The gravel or paved crossovers in the medians of some expressways __________
are only for use by police and emergency vehicles.
If you experience __________, take your foot off the gas pedal, hold the wheel firmly and steer in a straight line, brake lightly, wait until the road is clear, and turn back on the pavement sharply at slow speed.
your right wheels off the pavement
for driving at night:
Use your headlights (low beam or high beam) between the hours of sunset and sunrise.
Low beam headlamps are only effective for speeds up to 20-25 MPH. You must use special care when driving faster than these speeds, since you are unable to detect pedestrians, bicyclists and others.
High beam headlights can reveal objects up to a distance of at 450 feet and are most effective for speeds faster than 25 MPH.
Don't use high-beam headlights within 500 feet of oncoming vehicles.
If you are behind other vehicles, use low beams when you are within 300 feet of the vehicle ahead.
When leaving a brightly lit place, drive slowly until your eyes adjust to the darkness.
Don't look directly at oncoming headlights. Instead, watch the right edge of your lane. Look quickly to be sure of the other vehicle's position every few seconds.
Drive as far to the right as you can if a vehicle with one light comes toward you.
A driver with __________ points within a 36-month period will face a suspension of not more than 1 year.
Your license must be revoked if you are found guilty of, or department records show __________
lying about the ownership or operation of motor vehicles.
Driving while under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other controlled substances.
Your license must be REVOKED
Not stopping to give help when the vehicle you are driving is involved in a crash causing death or personal injury.
Your license must be REVOKED
Three cases of reckless driving within one year. Forfeiting bail and not going to court to avoid being convicted of reckless driving counts the same as a conviction.
Your license must be REVOKED
Your license must be REVOKED
Three major offenses or 15 offenses for which you receive points within a 5-year period.
Racing on the highway. A court may also order that your license be revoked for certain other traffic offenses.
Your license will be revoked for at least three years if you kill someone because of reckless driving.
Your license must be REVOKED
If you drive in fog or smoke you must.....
slow down, turn on your low beam headlights, and be ready for a fast stop. Use windshield wipers in heavy fog. If the fog or smoke becomes so thick that you cannot see well enough to keep driving, pull all the way off the pavement and stop. Turn on your emergency flashers.
In an emergency situation, the total distance in which you will be able to bring your car to a stop includes the __________
reaction time and braking distance
Florida law does not give anyone the right-of-way;the law only says who.....
must give up the right-of-way.
Every driver, motorcyclist, moped rider, bicyclist and pedestrian must do everything possible to avoid a______
After a complete stop at a stop sign_________
you must yield the right-of-way to all other traffic and pedestrians at stop signs. Move forward only when the road is clear. At four-way stops, the first vehicle to stop should move forward first. If two vehicles reach the intersection at the same time, the driver on the left yields to the driver on the right.
A __________ is used to separate lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions where changing lanes is permitted.
dashed yellow line
Single yellow lines may also mark the_________
left edge of the pavement on divided highways and one-way streets.
A broken yellow line separates lanes of traffic moving in........
opposite directions.Stay to the right of the line, unless you are passing a vehicle in front of you. When passing, you may cross this line temporarily when it is safe to do so.
A solid yellow line to the right of a broken yellow center line means passing or crossing is ......
prohibited in that lane, except when turning left.If the broken line is closer to you, you can cross the broken line only to pass another vehicle and only when it is safe to do so.
Double solid yellow lines prohibit vehicles moving in either direction from.....
crossing the lines. You may not cross these lines unless turning left when it is safe to do so.
When a load extends to the rear __________ feet or more beyond the bed or body of the loaded vehicle, it must be clearly marked.
At night, or when you cannot see clearly, at least 1,000 feet ahead, the following markers must be used:
Two red lamps on the back of the load which can be seen from at least 500 feet to the rear.
Two red reflectors on the rear which can be seen at night from all distances between 100 and 600 feet when directly in front of low- beam headlights. These reflectors should be placed to show the full width of the load. Two red lamps, one on each side of the load, which can be seen.
Two red lamps, one on each side of the load, which can be seen from at least 500 feet. These lamps should be placed near the end of the projecting load.
You must turn on your __________
low beam (dim) headlights when driving between sunset and sunrise and during any rain, smoke, or fog.
You must turn on your low beam (dim) headlights when driving between sunset and sunrise, including the twilight hours between sunset and sunrise or between full night and sunrise. You must also use these lights during any rain, smoke or fog. Parking lights do not
meet requirements of this law.
Any driver under 21 years of age who is stopped by law enforcement and has a breath or blood alcohol level of .02 or higher will automatically have their driving privilege suspended for___ months.
Any driver under 21 with a breath or blood alcohol level of _________ is required to attend a substance abuse course. An evaluation will be completed and parents or legal guardians will be notified of the results for all drivers under the age of 19.
.05 or higher
Any driver who has a breath or blood alcohol level of ______ can be convicted for driving under the influence (DUI). If the driver refuses to take a test, his or her driving privilege is automatically suspended for one year.
.08 or higher
If you are stopped by a law enforcement officer, __________
sit calmly and follow the instructions of the officer.
Blind Spots. Although most large vehicles have several rearview mirrors, it is easy for a car, motorcycle or bicycle to be hidden in a large vehicle's____________
Do not follow closely behind a truck or a bus. When driving near a large vehicle, be aware of the driver's blind spots on the right, left, front and__________
Rear Blind Spots. Unlike passenger cars, trucks and buses have deep blind spots directly behind them. Tailgating greatly__________ your chances of a rear-end collision with a commercial vehicle.
Unsafe Passing. Another__________ is just in front of trucks and buses. When passing a bus or truck, be sure you can see the cab in your rearview mirror before pulling in front.
Wide Right Turns. Truck and bus drivers sometimes need to swing wide to the ____in order to safely negotiate a right turn. They cannot see cars directly behind or beside them. Cutting in between the commercial vehicle and the curb or shoulder to the right increases the possibility of a crash.
Backing Up. When a truck is backing up, it sometimes must ____ the street to maneuver its trailer accurately. Never cross behind a truck that is preparing to back up or is in the process of doing so. Remember, most trailers are eight and a half feet wide and can completely hide objects that suddenly come between them and loading areas. Automobile drivers attempting to pass behind a truck enter a blind spot for both drivers.
You must stop __________ feet, but not less than 15 feet from the nearest rail of the railroad when the electrical or mechanical warning devices are flashing.
Trains cannot stop quickly. An average freight train traveling at 30 MPH needs a stopping distance of more than half a mile. Longer trains moving at faster speeds can take one and a half miles or more to stop. Any pedestrian or person driving a vehicle and approaching a railroad highway grade crossing must stop 50 feet, but not less than 15 feet from the nearest rail of the railroad when:
the electrical or mechanical warning devices are flashing, the crossing gate is lowered, a human flagger is warning of an approaching train, or an approaching train is clearly visible and is in close proximity to the railroad-highway grade crossing. Do not proceed until you can do so safely.
Always approach highway-railroad crossings at a reasonable speed and be prepared to stop if you have to. Be especially alert when you are following buses or trucks, which may have to stop at highway-railroad crossings even when gates are up and the warning lights are not flashing. If your car stalls on the tracks don't hesitate.
Get yourself and your passengers out and away from the car immediately. If a collision is imminent, the safest direction is toward the train but stay off the tracks. That way you will be least likely to be hit by your vehicle or any debris from the collision.
The steps of the 2 second rule:
Watch the vehicle ahead pass some fixed point - an overpass, sign, fence corner, or other marker.
Count off the seconds it takes you to reach the same spot in the road ("one thousand and one, one thousand and two...").
If you reach the mark before you finish counting, you are following too closely. Slow down and check your following distance again.
The two-second rule applies to any speed in good weather and road conditions. If road or weather conditions are not good, double your following distance. You should also double your following distance when driving a motor home or towing a trailer.
Following Distance For Trucks
A truck or any vehicle towing another vehicle may not follow within 300 feet of another truck or vehicle towing a vehicle. This law does not apply to overtaking and passing, and it does not apply within cities or towns.
Over __________ percent of the injuries to children in car crashes could be prevented by using crash-tested child restraints.
The number one killer of young children in the United States is traffic crashes in which children were not__________at all. Over 90 percent of the deaths and 80 percent of the injuries in car crashes could be prevented by using crash-tested child restraints. Children should be secured in the rear seat. Never secure a child in the front passenger side, especially if your vehicle has an air bag. The law requires every driver to properly secure children five years of age or younger in child restraint devices riding in a passenger car, van, or pick-up truck, regardless of whether the vehicle is registered in this state. Infant carriers or children's car seats must be used for children up to three years of age and younger. For children aged 4 through 5 years, a separate carrier, an integrated child seat or a seat belt may be used. All infant carriers and car seats must be crash-tested and approved by the U.S. Government. Children being carried or riding bicycles should wear properly fitted bicycle helmets.
Parking is not Allowed
Within 20 feet of the entrance to a fire, ambulance or rescue squad station.
Parking is not Allowed
Within 30 feet of a rural mail box on a state highway between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Parking lights must be used at night on any vehicle parked on a roadway or shoulder________________
outside of cities and towns.
If your vehicle stalls on a railroad track, __________
get out of the vehicle and run toward the train but stay off the tracks to avoid being hit by your vehicle or any debris from the crash.
Brakes: Check to see that the pedal stays well above the floor when you step on it. If the car pulls to one side when you use the brakes or you hear any scraping or squealing noises, your brakes may ___________
need to be repaired.
Lights: Replace burned-out bulbs and clean lenses often. Dirty headlights can cut your night vision by ______. Burned out signal lights or brake lights mean you can't tell other drivers what you are doing. Keep your lights adjusted so that you don't blind oncoming drivers.
Once you have signaled and if it is safe to do so, you may cross this line when _________.
A solid white line marks the right edge of the roadway or separates lanes of traffic moving in the __________
You may travel in the same direction on_______ of this line, but you should not cross the line unless you must do so to avoid a hazard.
A double solid white line separates two lanes of traffic going in the same direction. Crossing a double solid line is ______
If there is an obstruction in the road ahead such as a bicyclist or a pedestrian walking too closely to the roadway, it is legal to cross to the left of a solid double lane marker in a no-passing zone if the roadway ahead is clear.
Where you see a "DO NOT PASS" or "NO PASSING ZONE" sign. The prohibition of passing in a no-passing zone does not apply when an obstruction exists making it necessary to drive to the left of the center of the highway [s 316.0875(3) F.S.]. Thus, when a cyclist is traveling so slowly as to constitute an "obstruction," a motorist may cross the center line in a no-passing zone if the way is clear to do so, i.e., when it can be seen that oncoming traffic is far enough away the pass may be completed before coming within of an oncoming vehicle.
Where a solid yellow line is painted on your side of the __center___ line.
you are not allowed to pass
If you pass _____________Violators may be
Within 100 feet of a bridge, viaduct, tunnel, or railroad crossing.; arrested or issued a ticket.
f the fire is small and you have a portable extinguisher, you should
attempt to extinguish the fire.
If you cannot extinguish the fire and it continues to get larger, get away from the vehicle, due to the presence of toxic fumes and the possibility of
When sharing the road with large trucks, __________
stay out of the truck's "blind spot" to the rear if you are following a truck.