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results in loss of braking, results in loss of steering, and is caused by a buildup of water between the tires and road surface
If a driver is blinded by the lights of an oncoming vehicle, he/she should _____.
glance briefly ahead, look to the right, and reduce speed
Overdriving your headlights means _____.
you cannot stop in the distance illuminated by your headlights
Removing the radiator cap is advisable as it will help release steam and cool an overheated engine quicker.
Dust or sand storms _____.
can reduce visibility to 1/2 mile or less, strike with little warning, and often damage oil and air filters
To dry wet brakes, you should _____.
brake gently using your left foot while accelerating with your right foot
Hydroplaning occurs when _____.
a film of water builds up between the road surface and the vehicles tires
Bridges and overpasses can be even more hazardous during cold weather because _____.
these surfaces freeze before other road surfaces
A danger of driving through deep water is _____.
the roadbed may be washed away and your vehicle may stall
When driving an airbag equipped vehicle, _____.
your hands should be on the lower half of the steering wheel, the steering wheel should be tilted toward the chest, and you should sit at least 10 inches from the steering wheel
Virginia law requires _____.
all persons less than 16 to wear a safety belt AND all front seat occupants to wear a safety belt
In the year 2000, _____ % of the teens killed in motor vehicle related crashes were not wearing a safety belt
An airbag _____.
inflates if the collision impact speed is at least 9 mph, distributes the force of impact more evenly across the body, AND automatically inflates in frontal crashes
Crash attenuators _____.
are sand or liquid filled drums and they spread the force of impact when hit
Electronic Stability Program _____.
activates when vehicle is not going in the direction it is being steered
Message signs _____.
are used to warn drivers of dangers ahead and may provide drivers with inclement weather information
In skid control, it is critical that the driver _____.
look where they want the vehicle to go and steer in the intended path of trave
Which of the following will affect traction?
surface materials, surface conditions, and weather conditions
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