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Drivers Ed Chapter 6-7
Terms in this set (30)
The first three signs of alcohol impairment are
increased self-confidence, talkativeness, and lessened judgment
The legal limit BAC for 21 yrs. old and older is
When you are over 21 you may or may not be considered under the influence when your BAC is
more than .05 but less than .08
Zero Tolerance Law
if you are under 21 and are driving while under the influence you will get in trouble. The law has no tolerance for underage drinking (any amount of alcohol in your system considers you under the influence!!)
4 factors that determine one's BAC
presence of food in stomach
amount of alcohol consumed
time consumed in
.05 BAC causes ___ chance of accident
2x more an accident
.10 BAC causes ___ chance of accident
6x more an accident
____ wine = ___ beer = ____ whiskey
5 oz wine = 12 oz beer = 1 1/2 whiskey
The only thing that will sober a person is
The best way to reduce your chance of having an alcohol related accident is
to not drive.
If a person gets drunk in your home, drives and gets in an accident, you can...
be involved in a lawsuit.
driving under the influence=Your senses and judgment are affected and you can be this even with only 1 drink!!!!
Drugs that may affect basic driving skills are
cold pills, tranquilizers, and some prescription medications
telltale signs that a motorist has been drinking.
Weaving, quick stops, and speeding
Driving privileges will be postponed/suspended to any unlicensed person (ages 13-21) who are convicted of:
buying alcoholic beverages and/or a DUI
setting false alarms
When you are a first time driver (special learner's permit) you are on probation for
Once the road test is taken and you get your probationary license then it's
A driver is on probation for one year after completing
a Driver Improvement Program and getting your license restored after a point suspension.
Under GDL law, why would you have to attend a remedial driver's class?
-accumulation of 4 points
-a DUI conviction AND accumulation of 4 points
-conviction of DUI
If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident that causes injury to another while your driving privileges are suspended you
run the risk of a fine, continued suspension and potential jail time.
The fines and penalties for getting a driver's license illegally are
$200-500 fine and possible jail for 30-90 days.
The fines/penalties for altering or showing an altered license are
$1000 fine, 6 months in jail, loss of license.
The implied consent law is
when you sign your name to get your license you are agreeing to take a breathalyzer test if an officer pulls you over for suspicion of being under the influence.
Penalties for refusing to take the breathalyzer test are
equal to having a BAC of .10% (an insurance surcharge of $1000 per year for 3 years)
Any motor vehicle violation committed on a safe corridor and/or construction or work zones are
subject to double fines.
You may receive an insurance surcharge (price goes up) for :
-driving while unlicensed or while license is suspended
- DUI of liquor/drugs and/or refusal of breath test
-no liability insurance on a motor vehicle
If your driving privilege is suspended for a motor vehicle violation or any other violation you
may not drive for any reason until the suspension ends and your license is restored.
Fines may be imposed for:
failure to remove ice/snow from your vehicle
leaving a vehicle idling for 3 minutes or more
if you violate the "move over law"
any motorist whose license has been suspended 3 times in 3 years.
NJ law allows up to
three points to be subtracted from a motorist's point total for every year that a motorist goes without a violation or suspension though the point total will never be reduced below zero.