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Segment 2 Driver's test
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What are the 3 characteristics of risk?
always present, it's shared, can be managed
What is the largest category for young driver fatal crashes because of inexperience?
Roadways where the speed limit is...have the majority of Michigan's young driver fatal crashes
55mph or less
Single vehicle fatal crashes are what percentage of young driver incidents?
What percent of fatal car crashes involve young drivers not using a safety belt?
During what weather conditions do the majority of young driver fatal crashes in Michigan occur?
fair and dry
Motor vehicle traffic fatalities in the United States that involved alcohol-impaired-driving accounted for what percentage of the total?
Young driver fatal crashes involving two or more vehicles makes up what percentage of young driver fatal crashes?
What is the name of the period that is most dangerous for young driver fatal crashes in Michigan?
Approximately what fraction of those killed are other passengers in fatal crashes involving young drivers, other drivers, bicyclists, or pedestrians?
What should be a driver's goal before driving begins?
eliminate all in vehicle distractions
What makes the problem of being distracted even worse for young drivers?
What's the best way to handle a distracting peer passenger?
tell them not to distract you
When under the influence of alcohol, what is the first ability lost by a driver?
What's an example of a distraction outside of the vehicle?
What's an important factor a driver must maintain?
his or her attention to the driving task
What can reduce the involvement of drivers under age 20 in distracted driving?
increased behind the wheel practice with a parent
Aggressive driving caused by emotions may affect a driver's ability to:
Can over-the-counter drugs affect your ability to drive safely?
Describe aggressive driving behaviour:
driving in a selfish or bold manner
What's the first thing you should do when confronted by an aggressive driver?
make every attempt to get out of their way
What is a warning sign of a fatigued driver?
yawning repeatedly or rubbing eyes
When is it best to address distractions that can affect driving?
before driving begins
What's an example of a mental distraction?
having a conversation with a passenger
Drivers talking on cell phones while driving are as impaired as...with a BAC of...
drunk drivers, 0.08%
What's NOT an alternative to driving under the influence of alcohol?
Allow a friend who has only had one drink to drive you home
The phrases "I am going to be late", "We'll never make it", and, "Oh, no! A red light!" are all indications the someone is driving with what?
self imposed anxiety
What type of driver is most likely to be at risk of drowsy driving?
If a car is driving at 55 MPH, then a 3 second glance at a cell phone results in the vehicle moving almost how many feet?
Taking what two substances will cause a synergistic effect?
alcohol and drugs
What amount of alcohol in your system does it take to impair your driving abilities?
What distraction involves manual, visual and cognitive distraction simultaneously, making it the most alarming distraction?
If a friend or relative has been drinking , then what actions should NOT be taken?
Ride along to make she or he gets home safely
What age must you be to become a Gift of Life donor in Michigan?
no age limit
How many points will you receive on your driving record if you're younger than 21 and operating a vehicle with any bodily alcohol content?
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