DRIVERS ED FINAL EXAM
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There are plenty of donated organs to meet the needs of all patients.
The minimum age for a licensed driver accompanying a driver with a learner's permit is ____.
21 OR 18 (if immediate family member)
You should signal at least_____ before you turn or change position
The crossbuck is considered the same as a _____
An applicant for a learner's permit must score _____ on the signs test.
Red signs indicate
prohibitive or stop
According to Virginia law, you must turn into
the first open lane going in your direction
There is a national network to coordinate organ distribution.
A driver's license expires
on the licensee's birthday every 8 years
It takes a train going 50 mph approximately _____ to stop safely
1 1/2 miles
The uninsured motorist fee provides you with minimal insurance coverage in the event of a crash.
A driver with a learner's permit is limited to _____ passengers under the age of 21
The basic color for construction signs is
Most railroad crossing crashes are the result of
Your decision to become an organ donor should be
recorded on your driver's license and discussed with your family
The speed limit in school, business and residential areas is
Vehicles registered in Virginia must be inspected ____ .
once a year
A train's speed _____
will appear slower than it is
In Virginia, you must have a special license to drive a motorcycle.
A solid line indicates
It is illegal to pass on the right in Virginia under any circumstances
The type of license which will allow a person to drive a large truck or a van designed for 16 or more passengers is a ____.
The use of cruise control is helpful on slippery roadways.
The minimum amount of liability insurance needed to satisfy the financial responsibility law in Virginia is ____.
f your tire loses pressure while you are driving, you should
keep a firm grip on the steering wheel with both hands and release the accelerator pedal slowly
General warning signs are
The minimum age to receive a driver's license in Virginia is
16 & 3 months
If the foot brake fails, the parking brake may be used to stop the vehicle.
In order to obtain a learner's permit in Virginia, you must be at least ____
15 years & 6 months old
Under the _____ law, persons less than 21 may lose the privilege to drive if they have a BAC of .02 or above.
Reference points are the same for all drivers
Vehicle balance is maintained through _____
Precise steering. smooth acceleration, and controlled braking
If the driver needs to adjust the defroster, he/she should place the steering hand at the top of the steering wheel temporarily.
Pedal extensions are available to allow short drivers to maintain a safe distance from the steering wheel.
When the daytime running lights are in use, the tail lights are not on
Your target should be _____.
a fixed object ahead, located in the center of your path of travel, and 20 - 30 seconds ahead
Gears below drive, provide more engine power.
If your vehicle is not equipped with ABS, hard controlled braking should be done ____
prior to evasive steering
With the BGE mirror setting, _____.
a vehicle passing should appear in the sideview mirror before it leaves the rearview mirror and glare from the lights of a passing vehicle is reduced and a vehicle will appear in the drivers peripheral vision before leaving the sideview mirror
Acceleration results in weight transfer
When seated properly, the driver's chin should be above the steering wheel
Preventative maintenance _____
is the routine care you give your vehicle, is outlined in the owner's manual. and includes checking fluids
When seated properly, the driver should be at least _____ inches from the steering wheel.
The head restraint should be adjusted
just above the ears
The turn signal will always cancel after a turn.
The lap belt should be adjusted to fit snugly _____
across the hips
Blindzones are greatly reduced by the use of contemporary mirror settings.
Braking results in weight transfer _____
Tire pressure should be checked _____
Steering input to the left will result in weight transfer _____
When the mirrors are set correctly, there is no need to check blind zones.
The BGE mirror is always the best mirror setting
The vision used to judge depth and position is _____
Which of the following is NOT a necessary step when approaching a vehicle
check tire tread depth with a penny
The following is the correct procedure for securing a vehicle:
set parking brake
place gear selector in park
turn off accessories
turn ignition off, lock ignition and remove key
remove occupant restraints
check traffic and exit vehicle
The horn should NOT be used to _____
When the pavement line or curb appears to run through the middle of the vehicle's hood, the vehicle is _____
3-6 inches from the curb
Ideal vehicle balance is reached when _____
the vehicle is stationary
One hand steering is recommended _____
If there is a restriction within your line of sight, it is known as _____
a closed area
Position one on the ignition switch allows you to use accessories with the engine off.
Reference points are necessary _____
to judge your vehicle's position and because there are areas around the vehicle which cannot be seen from the driver's seat
Braking just short of lockup is known as _____
Blind spots are areas you cannot see in either your mirrors or peripheral vision
The steering technique best suited for maintaining vehicle balance is _____
push/pull/feed (hand to hand)
One method of determining correct distance from the steering wheel is _____
by extending the arm over the steering wheel until to top of the steering wheel is in line with the wrist joint
To adjust the side view mirror for the BGE mirror setting, the driver should sit in the driving position.
When using the accelerator and brake pedal, the heel of the foot should remain on the floor.
Safety experts recommend the use of headlights whenever the vehicle is moving.
Weight transfer forward or backward is known as _____
The pavement area in front of the vehicle which cannot be seen by the driver is about 3 car lengths.
The steering wheel should be adjusted upward towards the face
The oil should be changed every _____
3000 - 5000 miles
The steering technique best suited in limited space maneuvers is _____
hand over hand
Weight transfer from side to side is known as _____
Put the following procedures for preparing to move the vehicle in the order in which they should be performed.
keep foot firmly on the brake
select the proper gear
use proper signals
release the parking brake
recheck traffic including the mirrors and blind spots
select a gap
move foot from brake to accelerator
move to the proper lane
Most crashes occur _____
A driver uses his/her _____ vision to detect the motion from the sides.
Which lane position provides maximum space within the lane on each side of the vehicle?
Lane position 1
Which vision is first affected by fatigue, drugs and speed?
When coming to a stop, it is a good idea to tap your brakes before applying full pressure to let others know what your intentions are.
Drivers preparing to turn left can help communicate this intention by using _____
lane position 2
Determining whether a pedestrian may step into your path of travel is an example of _____.
To read signs, you need good _____
Your visual lead time should be _____.
One hand steering is acceptable when backing the vehicle.
When stopping on the right side of the road, you need to position your vehicle in lane position 3.
The reference point for stopping 6 inches from a curb is over the right headlight.
The vision used to judge depth perception is _____
Drivers who have developed basic maneuvering skills are usually considered good drivers
New drivers can usually develop good habits quickly.
Experts believe it takes _____ positive performances to create a lasting habit.
Developing a procedure for driving tasks will help ensure performance at the habit level with acceptable performance.
Looking for potential hazards is known as _____.
It is not necessary to signal if you are pulling to the curb to stop.
Most crashes involving teen drivers result from improper search
When backing and turning, you should look in the direction you are turning
A driver should establish a visual search pattern to identify potential risk situations
The pivot point for backing and turning is the door post.
The average field of vision is 125 degrees.
It is not necessary to stop when pulling out of a driveway if there is no traffic
To back to the right, the driver will need to steer left
As speed increases, more steering input is need for vehicle response.