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Drivers Ed Ch 8
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What type of areas present specific pedestrian hazards for drivers?
Densely populated areas such as cities, town centers, neighborhoods, "suburban roadways"
What are the fines/penalties for failure to stop for pedestrians waiting to cross at an intersection?
Results in $200 fine, 2 pts, and possible community service
The fines/penalties for failure to stop for a pedestrian waiting to cross at an intersection and causing an injury to that individual are?
$100-500, license suspension, up to 25 days in jail and possible community service
When does a blind person have the "right of way" to cross a street or highway?
At any time when crossing any highway or intersection. ALWAYS
Accidents involving motorcycles generally result from other motorist not ______ the motorcycles presence?
detect and recognize. "Be Aware" of the presence of motorcycles
When sharing the road with large trucks, what must other drivers take into consideration?
Be aware of truck limitation regarding visibility (blind spots), stopping distance (increases), and maneuvering (more visibility needed to return)
If you are in the "no zone", a driver of a large truck or bus cannot see you because you are in the____
In adverse conditions, trucks need how much more distance to stop than in normal conditions?
25% or more distance
Understanding the size of large trucks, what should you do if stopped on a hill behind a truck?
Leave more space in case truck rolls backwards
A fully loaded tractor trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 lbs and thus it will require more distance to?
Drivers should be aware of the limitations of trucks with regard to stopping when fully loaded
Because of its overall size, a large truck will require what when making a turn at an intersection?
Drivers should be aware that trucks require considerable more room to make turns at intersections
When passing large trucks or buses, drivers should remember to do what with their vehicle speed?
Motorists should keep a constant speed until they have completed the pass
Once a passenger bus signals a return back into the flow of traffic, other drivers must do what?
When making a "right on red", motorist must do what for pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders and in-line skaters?
Motorists should first yield to any cyclists, skateboards an or inline skaters through the intersection
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