Scott Foresman Drive Right - Chapter 7
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The chance of a collision is greatest at
Once in an intersection
you many not make any lane changes
When turning, your last check is
in the direction of your intended path of travel.
An intersection that has signals or signs to assign the right of way is called
a controlled intersection
you allow others to go first when you
a through street is created when STOP or YIELD signs are on
two corners of the intersecting street
you intend to turn left at an intersection. others will yield the right of way to you for a left turn only when your
left-turn arrow is green
a light that has just turned green is
a fresh green light
an intersection with a left-turn light, a green light, or a delayed green light has
a protected left turn.
turning right on red after stopping is permitted
unless a sign prohibits it
you plan to cross an intersection, but your vision is blocked by parked vehicles. you should look
left, right, and ahead as you creep forward.
a controlled railroad crossing is identified by
flashing red lights and a crossing gate
generally, uncontrolled intersections are found in
when you are near an uncontrolled intersection at location 2, shown in the diagram, which way should you look first?
to the left.
as you approch an uncontrolled intersection, you identify a pedestrian who has entered the intersection. you must
left the pedestrian go first
the sign for a railroad crossing is a
round, yellow sign
an uncontrolled railroad crossing usually has
a crossbuck, and a round, yellow sign
when following a bus across a railroad crossing, you should
be prepared for it to stop
you have the right of way at an intersection
only when other drivers give it to you
traffic signs and signals show who
should yield the right of way
you must yield the right of way
at a STOP sign
traffic is moving at 30mph on a street you plan to cross. how large a gap in each direction should you have?
about 2/3 of a block
turning right and accelerating to 30mph takes about
when you cross a through street from a STOP sign, you must judge the size of the
gaps in traffic from each direction
when turning right and joining traffic, the faster traffic is moving, the
larger the gap must be.