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Drivers Ed: chapter 3,8, and signs
Terms in this set (31)
Both the driver and passengers are
required by law to wear seat belts.
Parking uphill with a curb:
turn wheels: away from the curb
Parking downhill with a curb:
turn wheels: towards the curb
When possible always place car seats in the
rear of the car with the LATCH system.
Children under the age of
8 and under 57 inches tall should be in a car seat.
If a vehicle is driving at a speed of 60 MPH on a dry surface
it will take 343 feet braking distance to stop.
Use signals when
changing lanes, slowing down or stopping and/or turning.
The most common type of parking on city streets
When you back in a straight line you should
turn your head and body to the right and your left hand should be on the wheel at 12 o'clock.
1. keep you from being thrown out of the car (and hitting your head on the dashboard or windshield)
2. keep you from sliding on the seat
3. slow your body down
You must signal at least ____ feet before you turn
Left arm and hand are upwards
Left arm and hand are straight out
Left arm and hand are downward
If you approach an intersection & a large truck is stopped for the traffic light
you should stop within enough room so you will not be in a blind-spot and you can see the driver in his mirror.
To safely share the road with large trucks/buses
you know the limitations of these vehicles regarding visibility, stopping distances required, and maneuverability
When passing a large truck/bus it is important to
remember there are several no-zones (blindspots) in which the driver cannot see you.
When sharing the road with large trucks/buses you should
give more roadway to a truck making a wide turn, leave more space when stopping behind, and maintain a consistent speed when passing.
In bad weather a truck takes ___ more time to stop
A railroad warning sign
circle and is black and yellow.
shape of a warning sign
octagon (8 sides), and it is red and white.
pentagon (5 sides) and it is yellow and black
triangle and it is red and white
When approaching a steady yellow light
you should slow down and be ready to stop.
order of the lights (hung vertically) on a traffic signal are
red, yellow, green.
A yellow-green sign means
that a motorist must share the road with bicyclists and pedestrians.
Motorists must yield
the right-of-way to pedestrians.
Motorists must be
alert and obey speed limits.
Motorists must never pass
another vehicle that has stopped to yield to a pedestrian
Motorists must always be
on the look-out for bicyclists, skateboarders and inline skaters. Under NJ law they have the same rights and responsibilities as moving motor vehicles.