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searching for hazards in advance.
The ability to handle dangerous traffic situations depends mostly on
control your speed and check your mirrors.
When driving down a steep downgrade, you should
low beam headlights.
It is very foggy. You should slow down, turn on your windshield wipers, and your
search areas farther ahead than in the city.
Searching for visual clues changes according to the driving environment. While driving on open highways, you should
search areas farther ahead than in the city
Searching for visual clues changes according to the driving enviornment. While driving on open highways, you should
face a walk signal or symbol
Pedestrians should only cross at an intersection when they
You should turn your front wheel away from the curb when you park
pull up to the crosswalk so the person can hear your engine
If you see a pedestrian with a guide dog or white cane waiting to cross at a corner, you should
slow down and proceed with caution if unable to lane change away from incident/parked emergency vehicle.
On an expressway, the "Move over law" requires drivers to
You have the right of way
You have reached an intersection with stop signs on all four corners at the same time as the driver on your left. Who has the right of way?
The most basic principle of controlling the consequences of a __________________crash is to avoid a crash.
allows drivers to slow down and turn if the intersection is clear.
A flashing yellow arrow in the left turn lane
stop and wait for a large gap in traffic before merging with expressway traffic.
Other drivers are not making room for you to merge onto an expressway with heavy traffic. If necessary, you may
search for an open zone
If you must leave the roadway at a high speed, you should
when pavement markings and signs permit such movement
When can a left or right turn be made from a lane other than the far left or right lane?
in the middle of the back seat
When a vhicle is equipped with air bags, the safest position for any child restraint is
vehicle moves sideways without any additional steering input
In a rear-wheel skid your
maintain your speed until reaching the deceleration lane
When getting ready to exit from an expressway, you should
Steer and brake smoothly and gradually
The best way to prevent skidding on a slippery road surface is
be prepared for lane shifts or alternating lane closures.
When driving through highway work zones, you should
blue and brown
The two colors that are used for motorist information and recreating signs are
The loss of traction most difficult to identify quickly is
You should stop no closer than _________feet from a railroad crossing if a train is approaching.
have a large enough gap in the oncoming traffic
You are driving 55 MPH on a two-lane highway, with one lane in each direction, and want to pass the vehicle ahead of you. To pass safely, you need to
the vehicle in front of you creates water splashes
You are driving in a steady rain. A good indication that hydroplaning can occur is when
be behind the middle of the person's head
If the head restraint is adjusted properly, it should
your total stopping distance
The 4-second rule is an estimate of
____________________________is a term that describes the area of the vehicle that is engineered to absorb energy in a crash.
quickly on the left and move ahead of it.
A large truck is traveling in the middle lane of three lanes of traffic going in the same direction. You want to pass. It is best to pass
stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing
If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should
lane closest to the right curb
To make a right turn, you should start your turn in the farthest right-hand lane and end in the
stopped on the other side of a devided highway where the road is separated by a barrier
You do not have to stop for a school bus that has
___________________is the primary reason that satey belts are important to a driver in a crash.
pull of the roadway
When you use a cell phone while you are driving, you should .
have the right to use a full traffic lane
slow down and check the right shoulder
If a passing vehicle has to cut closely in front of you to avoid oncoming traffic, you should
On a rural road, utility lines, mailboxes and reflectors give clues to the location of .
apply the brakes and shift to neutral
what action should you take first if the accelerator sticks and you need to stop quickly is to
drive to the right edge of the road and stop
You are driving on a one-way street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?
pull over and wait behind parked vehicles
If you don't have room to squeeze by and oncoming vehicle on a narrow street, you should
Passing on the right of another vehicle by crossing the solid white line that marks the edge of the roadway
In order to avoid conflicts when traffic is heavy in the right lane, you should use the
Before turning left onto a two way street, your least check should be to the .
check your rear view mirror
After making a turn, you should
35 MPH is the fastest recommended speed under ideal conditions.
An advisory speed sign with a speed limit of 35 MPH attached just before a curve means
vehicles on this road travel in two directions
This sign means ^v
an oncoming vehicle
You are driving at night on a dimly lit city street with your high beam headlights on. You must dim your lights when you are within 500 feet of
decide what to do
When you identify a potential hazard, you must
When practical, it is best to have a space of at least on both sides of your vehicle.
You should increase your following distance if the vehicle in front of you is
your vehicle is stopped on or near the roadway
Emergency flashers will warn other drivers that
Steer in the same direction you want to move the vehicle
Which steering technique is correct when backing?
increases by four times
If the speed of a vehicle doubles, its destructive power in a crash
leave enough space so it doesn't block your view of potential dangers.
When driving behind a large, slow-moving vehicle on a rural road, you should
slow down and let the vehicle pass, then pass the bicyclist.
If you want to pass a bicycle on a narrow traffic lane when an oncoming vehicle is approaching,
pivot your food from the accelerator to the brake pedal and press firmly, stopping just short of locking the wheels.
If you must stop suddenly and your vehicle is not equipped with ABS, you should
penalize drivers for refusal to take a breath or blood alcohol concentration test.
Implied consent laws are designed to
be mature enough to adjust your behavior to minimize risk.
In any driving situation, you must always be able to
DO NOT ENTER and WRONG WAY signs at the ramp
When choosing the ramp to enter the expressway, which of the following are important clues
far ahead toward the center of your intended path.
To drive straight forward, you should look
You do not remember driving the last few miles
Which of the following is a danger signal of drowsy driving?
The main value of making a head check to the left or right before changing lanes, is that it covers areas in the rear view mirrors.
Pedestrians have the right of way at an intersection with no crosswalks.
When facing the high beam light of oncoming traffic look to the edge of your lane.
You are approaching an intersection at the posted speed limit when the signal turns yellow. You should stop before entering the intersection, if you can do so .
As you are about to enter the vehicle from the street side, you should stand at the of the vehicle to see approaching traffic.
A solid white line between lanes of traffic moving in the same direction discourages at high-risk locations.
When driving in city traffic you should check traffic signals at least block ahead.
Under normal driving conditions, your stopping distance at night should be within the rage of .
A flashing yellow traffic signal at an intersection means
and proceed with .
crosses the street
A pedestrian starts to cross the street after the DON'T WALK signal begins to flash. The pedestrian is in the middle of the street when your signal changes to green. You should wait until the pedestrian before proceeding.
When stopped for a red signal at an intersection, you should check and crosswalks before moving, after the light turns green.
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a business district is MPH.
When you encounter large trucks on the expressway, you should avoid driving two trucks.
To avoid a collision with a vehicle that appears will hit you in the side, you should brake or quickly.
In a multiple lane roundabout, you should change lanes
harder to see
Always search for motorcycles before changing lanes because their smaller size makes them .
Since it takes a few seconds for your eyes to adjust to darkness after being exposed to glare, glance to the
and down when being approached by a car with bright headlights.
A thin sheet of invisible ice is called .
When a tire blowout occurs, the first thing you should do is concentrate on controlling the .
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