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Driver's ed semester 2 exam part v

What are three characteristics of expressways?
High speeds, medians separating lanes of opposing lanes of traffic, no cross traffic
Crashes are more ... on expressways
... are installed on the edge of roads to alert drivers who drift off the road
Rumble strips
... allow you to re-enter expressways by moving across the intersection of a secondary road
Diamond interchanges
... mph is the maximum speed on rural expressways in Virginia
Motorists should ideally enter expressways at ... traffic on the expressway
the same
If a driver misses an exit on an expressway they should ... to correct their direction
continue to the next exit
What is the correct procedure for entering a expressway? (6)
Read ramp signs, search ahead and behind for gaps in traffic, signal, adjust speed, merge, blend with traffic
Maintain a following distance of at least ... seconds on an expressway
When should drivers increase following distance? (3)
When weather conditions are poor, when following large trucks, when you are being tailgated
When signaling drivers should... (7)
Check traffic ahead, behind, and beside you, signal, select gap in traffic, check blind spots, adjust speed, steer smoothly into lane, and cancel signal
When exiting an expressway it is important to ... (4)
Plan in advance, signal changes in position, move to nearest lane, move into the deceleration lane of the exit
Is it okay to back up on an expressway?