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Segment 2 michigan driving

Segment 2 michigan driving
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First Three Years
Four out of Five drivers will be involved in a crash during the _____ ______ _____ of Driving.
Mile
400
20
500
Near-collision.
For every _____ driven, the average driver makes _____ observations, _____ decisions, and one mistake. Once every ____ miles, one of those mistakes leads to a _____.
Inexperience
Research indicates that errors due to ________________, rather than high speed and irresponsible behavior, account for the largest share of young driver crashes.
Visual Search
The larges single category of error involves __________.
Daylight
55% of all young driver fatal crashes occur only during the Day or Night?
After School.
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The most dangerous time of day for young driver fatal crashes is the three-hour-period after _______. ( __ : __ - __ : __ )
Friday and Saturday.
35% of young driver fatal crashes occur on which two days of the week?
June, July, and September
Which three months account for one-third of all young driver fatal crashes?
55
96% of all young driver fatal crashes occur on roadways with a speed limit of ____ mph or less.
Traffic
75% of young driver fatal crashes occur on sections of roadways where no ______ control devices are in effect.
71
___% of young driver fatal crashes occur while driving a vehicle on a straight-away.
40
86
182
The risk of fatal crash involvement for a 16-year-old driver increases ___% if one passenger is present, ___% if two passengers are present, and ___% with three or more passengers present.
41
10 years
In fatal crashes involving young drivers, ___% of the vehicles driven are ___ years and older.
Drive more miles
Take more risks
Receive more traffic violations
Be involved in more crashes
Teenage vehicle owners are likely to do four things more than people who do not own vehicles.
10%
15
In fatal crashes involving young drivers, ___% of the vehicles driven are ___ years old or older.
19%
Head-on
___% of young driver fatal crashes are ____ - ___ with another vehicle.
84%
Fair
___% of young driver fatal crashes occur during _____ weather conditions.
74%
Dry
___% of young driver fatal crashes occur on a ____ road surface.
Cell Phone
.08
_____ _____ use impairs a driver's ability to handle the ever-changing environment, similar to a driver with a ____ Blood Alcohol Content.
Four
Drivers who use cell phones while driving are _____ times more likely to be involved in a crash than drivers who are not using cell phones.
40%
Brain Power associated with driving decreases by ___% when a driver listens to someone talk, whether it's the radio or a passenger.
25
Research reveals that a young drivers' brain may not fully be developed until the age of ___.
Cell phone use
Text messaging
Driving
What three things all require the same brain function?
county roads
Most young driver fatal crashes occur on:
daytime
The vast majority of young driver fatal crashes in Michigan occur during the________.
2 to 5
The most dangerous time period for young driver fatal crashes in Michigan is from ___:00 P.M. to ___:00 P.M.
Friday and Saturday
Thirty five percent of Michigan's young driver fatal crashes occurred on _______ and ________.
150 percent
For 16 year-old drivers, the risk of a fatal crash involvement increases more than ________ if there are three or more passengers in the vehicle.
higher
The percentage of young male drivers involved in a fatal crash in Michigan is _____ than young female drivers.
passengers
In fatal crashes involving new drivers, the majority of those killed are _______ in the young driver's vehicle.
three
Four out of five young drivers will be involved in a crash during their first _____ years of driving.
25
Research indicates that a young driver's brain is not fully developed until the age of ______.
1
for every 500 miles driven, the average driver has at least ____ near collision(s).
6
A young driver's risk of being in a traffic crash is at a lifetime high during the first _____ months of driving without adult supervision.
open zone
If you must leave the roadway at a high rate of speed, you should search for an _____ _______.
not
Hitting an approaching vehicle rather than a stationary object is _______ a principle for a controlling the consequences of a vehicle crash.
right
If an oncoming driver crosses into your path of travel, the areas that is usually available to move your vehicle is to the ________ of your vehicle.
Electronic Stability Program
The new vehicle safety technology called ESP stands for _________ _________ __________.
20
Over 40% of the vehicles that young drivers in Michigan were driving when involved in a fatal crash were _____ years of age or older.
4
If the speed of a vehicle doubles, it's destructive power in a crash increases by ______ times.
inertia
A body at rest tends to remain at rest is defined as _______.
speed
When a vehicle hits a fixed object, like a wall, the most important factor in determining how hard it hits the tree is the ________ of the vehicle.
Rubbernecking
___________ is a term used to describe a person who is maintaining eye contact with a crash scene even after passing it.
eliminate
A driver's goal should be to _______ all in-vehicle distractions before driving begins.
decreases
Brain power associated with driving ________ by 40% when a driver listens to someone talking in the car or on a cell phone.
experience
For young drivers, the problem of being distracted is made worse by the simple fact of lack of __________.
anxieties
"I am going to be late", "we'll never make it" and "oh no, a red light" are examples of self-imposed _________.
self imposed anxiety
" I am going to e late if I don't hurry up" is a ______ ________ _____________ related to aggressive driving.
irrational
The __________ actions of other drivers trigger anger that can lead to road rage.
Rush in, total aggression, and violence.
The three degrees of aggressive driving behaviors.
don't respond
The best way to deal with another driver's road rage is ______ ______.
no
People confronted with negative peer pressure often find most difficult to do is say _____ without fear of hurting others.
mistakes
Exceeding the speed limit, failing to check blind spots when changing lanes, and riding on the brake are examples of ___________ of other drivers.
fair and dry
The vast majority of young driver crashes in Michigan occur during _________ weather conditions where the roadway was ________.