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The point of driver's education is to
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National Highway Safety Actallows each state to make its own laws concerning highway safetyYour vehicle should be kept in ________________ in order to minimize driving riskstop conditionVisibilityrefers to what you can see behind the wheel and how well you see itYou must keep a _________________________ between your vehicle and other vehicles and highway usersmargin of spaceThe basic costs of mobility are grouped into two categoriescrash and noncrashThe total cost of motor vehicle crashes has been estimated at more than _________________ a year$230 billionAdministration laws establish procedures for-issuing and removing people's driver's licence -registering a vehicle -securing a titleTo obtain a license, your state test your knowledge ofsigns, signals and markingsIf your license is revoked, after the time of revocation is finished you mustapply for another driver's licenseWhen purchasing a vehicle you mustregister it with the stateAuto insurance isrequired by all statesPosted speed limits tell youthe maximum speed at which you can drive under the best conditionsIf you are pulled over by police, you shouldremain calmFailure to pay attention while driving contributed to almost how many accidents in?6.3 millionMost/all states have banned the use of __________ while drivingcell phonesTo drive your own vehicle you are required to follow your state's _________________________________Administrative lawsStates can _______________ your license for a period of timesuspendThe Certificate of title should be kept ______________ of the vehicleoutsideYou should never assume other cars will ____________ to youyieldThe purpose of a regulatory sign isto control the movement of trafficThe shape of most regulatory signs is avertical rectangleIf you stop at a stop sign at the same time as another vehicle on the cross street has reached its stop sign,the driver on the left must let the driver on the right go firstAs you approach a yield sign you should-slow down and check oncoming traffic -check traffic behind you -search left and right for oncoming trafficWhen parking or turning beyond an intersection you should signal left or rightas you approach the intersectionThe gap between vehicles to give you time and space to make a safe lane change is4 secondsYou should prepare for a tun approximately ____________ before you make it8-12 secondsSome states have ___________ speed limits at nightlowerWhen pulling into traffic , the following are crucial considerations-visibility -time -spaceNormally the correct lane to make a left turn isthe lane furthest to the leftWhen you are making a turn, it is correct to turn your wheelswhen you actually begin the turnWhen making a right turn into traffic, the gap in traffic approaching from your left should be8 to 11 secondsWhen making a left turn, you must yield the right a way to-vehicles approaching from the opposite direction -cross traffic -pedestrians in the cross walkWhen backing up, one of the points most likely to hit something isthe rear side of the vehicle opposite the direction in which you are turningChanging lanes requires planning in advance and __________________________executing your moveWhen making a turn you should use your signal at least ______ to _____ feet advance of the turn150 to 200When backing up you must ______________, not just in the rear view mirrorlook backA two-point turn is when you use a ______________ to reverse your directiondrivewayWhen making a right turn you should always yield the right a way to-pedestrians -cyclistsOn multi-lane roadways, railroad tracks crossing the roadway will be marked by crossbuck signs andflashing redlights and signal lightsShared-left turn lanes mean thatall vehicles moving in either direction can use this lane to turnYou cannot pass on a road whentwo solid, double yellow lines divide the roadwayDouble-dashed lines on pavement indicatea reversible lane