A) himself or herself only
B) Passengers and self only
C) other roadway users only
D) Passengers, other roadway users, and self
A) provide escape routes from natural disasters
B) provide employment for federal and state workers
C) Ease demands on other transportation systems
D) move people and cargo safely and efficiently
A) police officer
B) traffic engineer
C) state legislature
D) driver who obeys traffic laws
A) National Highway Transportation Act
B) National Highway Safety Act
C) Graduated Driver Licensing Program
D) Zone Control System
A) the driving task
B) driving actions
C)Judging time-space relationships
D) interpreting traffic senses
-state departments of motor vehicles
-operating the vehicle’s controls
– good hearing
-sense of feel
– adjusts to changing weather and roadway conditions
– anticipates actions of other roadways users
-pays little attention to other roadway users
-tries to avoid conflict
-obeying natural laws
-gain others respect
– a competitive driver
– an attention getter
– an offensive driver
– a safe driver
– breakdowns of the HTS
-motor vehicle collisions
– heavy traffic
-cars and other motor vehicles
– They just happen
-They are cause by bad luck
-They usually result from several causes
– They usually have one major cause
-fuel to get them to their destinations safely
-vehicle repairs caused by their own negligence
-vehicle loans needed to replace their damaged vehicles
– property damage and injuries they cause to other people
-affects the environment
-damages the engine
-is dangerous in large amounts
-is necessary for long trips
– highway protection act
– financial responsibility
– having financial independence
-taking a driver-education course
– taking a responsibility for the environment
– obtaining insurance
-allow vehicles on the left to proceed
– make a full stop, then proceed
-slow down and proceed
-slow or stop and give the right of way to traffic
-stop and wait for your turn to move
-slow down if other traffic is nearby
-stop, unless you are turning
– Yield to all drivers approaching from the left
-not legal and need to be observed
-the slowest to drive under normal conditions
– speed limits lowered for driving at night
-15 mph lower than the posted limit
-recreation area sign
-yellow/green with 5 sides
-red with 8 sides
-yellow with 6 sides
-red with three sides
– school zone
– blue sign
– orange sign
– yellow sign
– railroad crossing
– yield to other traffic
– do not give general information
– warn of dangers ahead
-have white letters on a red background
-words, not pictures
-words, not symbols
-symbols, not words
-traffic to the left,right, ahead of you
-you turn when the light facing you turns yellow
– all the left turning vehicles have proceeded
– you turn when the red light flashes
-no pedestrians are in the cross walks
– turn right when all other traffic behind you begins to move forward
– stop and then turn right
– turn right after yielding to other traffic and pedestrians
-slow down and wait for a green light
-they face a walk signal or symbol
– they are on a one way street
they see the don’t walk signal or symbol flash
– they see no vehicle on the roadway
-a sharp curve or an intersection is within 500 feet
-passing is legal with left turns
– passing is permitted if it can be done safely
– passing in either lane is prohibited
-in a speed zone
– on a two way street
-generally not to cross the line
-in a passing zone
– wake up drivers who have fallen asleep
-alert you through the noise your tires make when driving over them
-warn you that you are driving too close to the roadway edges
-both b and c are correct
-the alternator is working ok
-the alternator is checking itself out
-the alternator is too hot
-trouble in the electrical system
-on when safety belts are fastened
-on when the engine is running
-off when safety belts are not fastened
-a reminder to fasten safety belts
-a bell will sound
– the warning light will stay on
-the vehicle will come to an immediate stop
-push the reset button to correct the problem
– the key can be removed
– no electrical equipment will operate
– the engine will start
– the radio and electrical equipment will operate
– activates the parking brake
– lets you shift the gears
– turns on the brake-system warning light
– turns in the brake lights in the back of the vehicle
-cannot operate if the car is moving
– is usually set by pushing a pedal
– must be released before starting the engine
– can be safely used to stop the car
– clutch pedal
– accelerator pedal
-up so the lever remains on
– down so the lever remains on
-down with a light touch
-up with a light touch
-not necessary for driver vision
– seen by adjusting mirrors
-a blind spot
-directly behind the vehicle
-you can check that tires are clean
-you can determine the condition of the brakes
-you can easily determine tire defects
– you can check if tires look properly inflated
-check for traffic to the right
-approach from the front of the vehicle
– hold the door open to your protect yourself
-approach from the back of the vehicle
– Low (L1 or L2)
– one hand outside at the bottom and the bottom and the other inside at the top
– your hands on the bottom half of the wheel
-your palms pointing upwards
-your hands on the outside of the wheel
-press the accelerator repeatedly
-continue turning the key
-press the accelerator once lightly
-turn the key off and repeat the starting procedure
-warning lights being illuminated
-electrical system damage
-expensive starter damage
-damage to the selector level
– press firmly on the foot brake
-check traffic over your right shoulder
– release the parking brake
-check traffic over your left shoulder and check mirrors again
-always come to a full stop before shifting to another gear
-shift to another gear whenever needed
– accelerate and then shift
-slow down then shift
-make an easy stop over a long distance without braking
– make a firm, quick stop with rolling wheels
-flash your brake lights, then brake gradually
-gradually decrease your brake pressure as you near your stopping point
-never used when the engine is running
– the crossbar of the pattern
– used for parking
– on the top of the pattern
-tracking the clutch
-guiding the clutch
– riding the clutch
-wearing the clutch
– walk around the rear of the car
– walk around the front of the car
– place keys where you can see them
-glance over your right shouler
-keep even accelerator pressure
– use brakes before depressing the clutch
– first depress to the clutch
-first shift to neutral
-riding the clutch
-construction,sharp curve, snow, and ice
-a broken headlight, bald tires, and dirty windshield
– adjusting the radio and talking on a cell phone
– a wasp on your dashboard , drinking while driving, and worn wiper blades
– routine task
– thinking task
-apply gentle persuasion to other drivers
-always slow down to avoid conflicts
-speed up your ability to process information
-change speed, change direction, or communicate with others
-A method of organizing space zones around your vehicle
– a method of reading traffic situations
– an organized method to help drivers develop good seeing habits
– the same as IPDE process
-you are restricted from parking
-you can drive without restriction
– a space not open to you because of a restriction in your line of sight or intended path of travel
– a target area
-minimal visual exercise
– an orderly visual search pattern
-a random search pattern
– in the backyard
– by selecting clues and events restricting your line of sight
-once a year
– as a passenger in a vehicle
-looking down at the area just in front of your vehicle
-learning about farsightedness
-aiming high in steering
– watching for users to your sides
– look far and wide in an unorganized fashion
– put your trip on the Internet
-stare at your path of travel
– glance quickly and continually
-is less important as you gain more driving experience
– involves an unchanging process
– may cause you to be distracted
– is different in different environments
-decide to ignore the parked vehicle
-predict that the vehicle may enter your path.
– predict the parked vehicle will remain parked
-move into the through lane as soon as possible
– stop as close as possible to the warning sign
– identify what is causing the roadway to narrow
– control the actions of the other roadway users
-ignore the actions of other HTS users
– interpret meaningless clues in the driving environment
– judge where possible points of conflict may occur
-forget about what might happen on the roadway ahead
– anticipate no change in your path
– controlling the actions of other roadway users
– motivating others to be safe drivers
– taking responsibility for other drivers’ actions
-measuring, comparing, and evaluating a traffic situation
-Assume others have predicted your actions
-Assume others will not make mistakes
-Assume others will adjust to your actions
-Assume others will make mistakes
-use all the space around you
-leave yourself an out
– brake as soon as possible
-turn on your flasher
-can separate and minimize hazards
-give another driver your parking space
-give as much space as possible to the lesser hazard
– cannot separate or minimize hazards
-narrow the space between vehicles
-compromise the hazards
-adjust speed to separate the hazards
– minimize, then separate the hazards
-minimize, then compromise the hazards
-avoid losing traction
-lose steering ability
-gain speed slightly
-gain steering ability
-leaving yourself an out
– using the horn or turn signals continuously
-making sure others see you
-using a space cushion
-use the parking brake
-press the brake pedal as hard as you can
-avoid locking the brakes
-lightly tap the brakes to warn the driver who is following you
-recording a memo while driving
-thinking out loud
– talking to your passengers
-yelling at the the vehicle next to you at a light
-with the force of gravity
-against the force of gravity
-against centrifugal force
-with centrifugal force
-around which all weight is evenly balanced
– that is farthest from the ground
– near the front bumper
– about three feet under the roadway surface
-about double the distance
-about nine times the distance
– about six times the distance
-about three times the distance
-the steering wheel and column
-the clutch and accelerator
-reduce tire wear
-allow water to flow away from the tire
-inflated just right
-gained by the rear tires
-used to turn
-tires,shock absorbers, and steering system
-length and width of the road
– presence of other HTS users
-oil, oil filters, and coolant level
-over inflated tires
– having a brand new vehicle
– a clean vehicle
– good shock absorbers
-go around a tight curve successfully
-miss a tight curve
– bank a curve
– maintain good traction in a tight curve
-you will lose traction
-it will tend to go straight
– it will tend to drift sideways
– you will feel the bumps in the pavement
-before entering the curve
– at the center of the curve
– about halfway through the curve
-just before you leave the curve
-takes a long distance to stop
-is the safest vehicle of all
– uses more kinetic energy to stop than a large vehicle
-can accelerate and sop more quickly than a large vehicle
-it takes or you to perceive a hazard
-it takes for you to brake
-it takes for you to react to a hazard
– your vehicle travels while you make a stop
– stopping distance
– increases as speed decreases
– decreases as speed increases
-doubles if speed doubles
– increases as speed increases
-the vehicle’s braking distance
-the time it takes you to react to a traffic event
-your stopping distance
-the following distance at 20 mph
-a vehicle strikes a parked vehicle
– the occupant hit the inside of the vehicle after a collision
– a vehicle loses control and spins out
– a vehicle is stuck by a vehicle following it
-an automatic safety belt
-the padded interior of a vehicle
-an air bag
-a safety belt
-are only installed when requested
-are passive restraint devices
-should fit somewhat loosely across the chest
-are three-point lap and shoulder safety belts
-in conjunction with an air bag
– only when riving more than two miles away
-in the front passenger seat
-in the back seat
-in all collisions
– for child-restraint seats
– for your pets
-in collisions when hit at an angle
-shoulder belt and a safety belt
-child safety seat
-regular safety belt
-front and rear crush areas
-padded dash and recessed knobs
-see out of both side of windows
-see through the rear window
-eliminate blind spots
-learn to steer with one hand
-holding the clutch at friction point
-the foot brake
-the parking brake
-letting the clutch up immediately
-left arm waving toward the left
-left arm and hand pointing up
-left arm pointing downward
– left arm and hand extended straight out
– turn too sharply into the adjoining lane
– stabilize during the lane change
– turn too soon into the adjoining lane
-turn too late into the adjoining lane
-glance in the outside mirror
-glance quickly in the rearview mirror
-turn your head to look out the rear window
-glance quickly over your right shoulder
-pulling the steering wheel down with one hand while your other hand crosses over to pull the wheel father down
-always keeping the left hand under the right hand
-letting the steering wheel slide through both hands
– pushing the steering wheel down with one hand and pushing up with the other
-use hand-over-hand to unwind the steering wheel
– let the steering wheel unwind itself
– use one hand on the steering wheel
– be in the correct lane about a block before the turn
– concentrate only on moving traffic at the intersection ahead
-maintain speed until just before the turn
-signal only if other traffic is present
-The right lane,if there are no parked vehicles
– the lane closest to the center line
– Any lane, if there is no other traffic present
– The lane nearest to the right curb
– in the inside rearview mirror
-to the right
-to the left
– in the outside rearview mirror
-rear and left
-rear and right
-steer only with one hand on the bottom of the steering wheel
– use only rearview mirrors
-use outside rearview mirrors
– looks through the rear and side windows in the direction you want to back
-back your vehicle throughout the entire maneuver
-turnabout in a narrow space
– oversteer and then quickly understeer
– back into the traffic flow before moving forward
-an intersection with no traffic
-the foot of a hill
– a place with at least 500 feet of clear visibility in each direction
– a place where you can use the median strip
-the mid-block U-tun
-pulling into a driveway on the left
-a three-point turnabout
– backing into a driveway or an alley on the right
-is best performed in heavy traffic
-takes advantage of residential driveways
– is the most common turnabout used
-should seldom be used
-a large tree in your path of travel
-a stop sign
-a hood ornament
-in an open field
– at a right angle to the curb
-diagonally to the curb
-alongside a curb
-2-3 feet longer than your vehicle
-2 vehicle lengths
-5-6 feet longer than your vehicle
-the same as the size of your vehicle
-When the back of your seat is even with the rear bumper of the front vehicle
– when you are one foot from the front fender of the rear vehicle
-when your front bumper is even with the front vehicle’s back bumper
-When your back tires hit the curb
-have the right of way
-can chose to yield to all traffic
-should expect traffic to yeild to you
– must yeild to all approaching traffic
-rest against an obstacle at the edge of the roadway
-point straight ahead
-turn to the left
– turn to the right
-turning the wheels straight
-turning the steering wheel sharply to the right
-turning the wheels toward the street
-shifting to neutral
-in first gear
-with engine running fast
-without releasing the parking brake
-in third gear
– parking lot entrances and exits
– a driveway entrance
– you may make any lane changes you desire
– you must be in the center lane to turn
-you can change your mind about turning
-you may not make any lane chages
-over your right shoulder
-in the direction of your intended path of travel
-for a controlled zone
-a registered intersection
-a controlled intersection
-an unregistered intersection
-an uncontrolled intersection
-check your zones
– turn right
-two corners of the intersecting street
-above the center of the intersection
-four corners of the intersection
-three corners of the intersecting street
-left-turn arrow is green
-light is red
-light is green
-light is flashing red
-a fresh green light
-a stale green light
-a used green light
-brighter than normal
-a partially protected left turn
-a protected left turn
-a semiprotected left turn
-an unprotected left turn
-only during daylight hours
-except when entering a one way street
– unless a sign prohibits it
– at all intersections
-mostly to the rear-view mirrors
– ahead if traffic is clear on one side
-in a search pattern of 360 degrees
– left,right,and ahead as you creep forward
-a stop sign
– flashing red lights and a crossing gate
– listening for the warning sound from the train
– yellow lights over the crossing
-rural areas with highways
-busy suburban areas
– areas that have truck traffic
-let the pedestrian go first
-yeild only if the pedestrian is in the cross walk
-swerve around the pedestrian
-blow your horn so the pedestrian knows you are approaching
-a crossbuck and a round, yellow sign
– a crossing gate and red lights
-a yeild sign and sometimes a stop sign
-increase speed and pass
-be prepared for it to stop
-look 12 seconds ahead
-yeild the right of way to the train
-any time you ave a two second gap
-when the signal light is flashing
-only when other drivers give it to you
-if there is no police officer present
-should yeild the right of way
– should assume others will yield
-has the right of way
– should take the right of way
-from dusk to daylight hours
-on the expressway
-when a police officer waves you ahead
-at a stop sign
-gap in the traffic behind you
-gap in the traffic from the left
-gap in the traffic from the right
-gap in the traffic from each direction
-less space you need
– greater the time you have available
– larger the gap must be
-smaller the gap must be
-are the same for both motorcyclists and other vehicles
-are different for all vehicles
– depend on the size of your vehicle
– are different for motorcyclists
a. Vehicle drivers have more protection.
b. Vehicles need less stopping distance.
c. Motorcyclists have less experience than vehicle drivers.
d. Motorcycles maneuver more easily than vehicles.
a. Drive to the right side of your lane.
b. Maintain steady speed.
c. Sound your horn at the intersection.
d. Expect smaller vehicles in your path.
a. check the outside mirrors
b. signal by flashing the brake lights.
c. glance over your shoulder.
d. check the rearview mirrors.
a. flash your lights on and off.
b. slow down.
c. tap your brakes to warn the driver.
d. try to avoid sudden braking.
a. Many states require the motorcycle to have its headlight illuminated.
b. Motorcyclists ride in the center of the lane.
c. Motorcycles can be in your blind spot.
d. Many motorcyclists wear a colorful helmet
a. flash your headlights.
b. weave in your lane to alert the motorcyclist.
c. closely follow the motorcycle.
d. stay well back until you start the pass.
a. learn from a friend.
b. take a motorcycle-riding course taught by a certified instructor.
c. teach yourself.
d. watch how others ride a motorcycle.
a. vehicles generally stop in a straight line.
b. motorcycles have a shorter stopping distance than vehicles.
c. motorcycles swerve when braking.
d. a motorcyclist’s hand and foot controls must be coordinated.
a. increase the following distance.
b. stay the same speed and following distance. c. speed up and pass.
d. decrease the following distance.
a. reduces the risk of fatal head and neck injuries by three times.
b. increases the risk of eye injury.
c. does not affect the risk of injury.
d. increases the risk of fatal head and neck injuries by three times.
a. crossing the intersection at a right angle.
b. riding in a vehicle’s wheel tracks.
c. weaving left and right.
d. riding on painted lane markers.
a. drive on the shoulders of the road.
b. be invisible.
c. be as visible as possible.
d. ride in the blind-spot areas of other vehicles.
a. size and shape
b. size and speed
c. shape and speed
d. weight and speed
a. responsibility for avoiding conflicts.
b. blame for traffic congestion.
c. insurance costs of collisions.
d. costs of highway maintenance.
a. must have a license.
b. do not have to obtain a license.
c. usually are only driven by people ages 15-25.
d. can drive anywhere a motorcycle can go.
a. light-colored clothing.
b. light-weight shoes.
d. the same protective clothing that a motorcyclist should.
a. make two stops.
b. stop and then proceed.
c. expect pedestrians to yield for you.
d. there is no need to stop.
a. yield the right-of-way to vehicles.
b. pay extreme attention to traffic.
c. walk slower than in good weather.
d. pay little attention to traffic.
a. running in the street facing traffic.
b. using the street at night.
c. using a sidewalk or jogging area.
d. running on the right side of the street.
a. you must stop if you are facing it.
b. you must stop if you are directly behind it.
c. wait for its lights to stop flashing
d. be alert for pedestrians near the bus.
a. light, medium, and heavy.
b. service, pickup, and delivery.
c. tractor trailer, dump truck, and piggy-back.
d. semitrailer, triple trailer, and 18-wheeler.
a. you have enough clear sight distance.
b. the truck needs greater stopping distance than vehicles.
c. you need more clear sight distance.
d. the truck is in your blind spot.
a. the front of the truck in the rearview mirror.
b. the truck in the left outside mirror.
c. the lane ahead is clear.
d. the truck in the right outside mirror
a. pull off the road and stop.
b. move to lane position 3 and drive straight ahead.
c. flash your headlights.
d. hold the wheel loosely.
a. There are more people per square mile in the city than elsewhere.
b. More people ignore traffic laws in cities than in other locations.
c. There are more hazards, and you have to deal with them more frequently.
d. There are fewer police officers per mile on city streets.
a. Be prepared to predict possible points of conflict earlier.
b. Take more time to make accurate predictions. c. Act the same as you would on a rural roadway. d. Divide your attention between several tasks.
a. can see only the vehicle ahead.
b. can see farther down the road.
c. have less time to react to hazards.
d. can react quickly to hazards.
a. the distance you can see in your lane
b. your vehicle’s stopping distance
c. the airbag in the steering wheel
d. the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead
a. should be decreased in adverse conditions.
b. is safe for most conditions.
c. is insufficient at a speed over 40 mph.
d. is the same as the total stopping distance
a. is equal to the stopping distance.
b. is effective only at slower speeds.
c. is not related to the time needed to perform the IPDE Process.
d. is not the total stopping distance.
a. at your rearview mirrors exclusively.
b. through, over, and around that vehicle
. c. at the rear of the vehicle ahead.
d. at the vehicle’s brake lights.
a. the high-mounted center stop light.
b. the accelerator “off” light.
c. the emergency flasher system.
d. the radar-controlled brake system.
a. near a school bus.
b. the lanes next to parked vehicles.
c. an intersection with a traffic light.
d. a rural highway.
a. Flash your headlights quickly.
b. Press the foot-brake lightly.
c. Increase your following distance.
d. Signal the driver to pass you.
a. never be important to your safety.
b. increase that vehicle’s stopping distance.
c. cause a driver to cross into your path of travel. d. make an oncoming driver move away from your lane.
a. directly in front of you.
b. to the right of your vehicle.
c. to the rear of your vehicle.
d. to the left of your vehicle.
a. has a left turn arrow.
b. will change soon.
c. has an electrical problem.
d. has just been illuminated.
a. prepare to stop if you have not already entered the intersection.
b. brake hard to a complete stop.
c. continue through the intersection.
d. speed up before it turns red.
a. riding the brake.
b. slipping the brake.
c. adjusting the brake.
d. covering the brake.
a. are intending to maintain your speed.
b. are going to slow or stop.
c. are intending to warm your brakes.
d. are covering the brake.
a. no less than 8 feet away.
b. at least one car door’s width away.
c. close enough to prevent a person from opening a door in front of you.
d. within an arm’s length of the vehicles.
a. drive just over the posted speed limit.
b. be the lead driver in traffic.
c. drive slower than other vehicles.
d. drive with the traffic flow.
a. slow down.
b. use your mirrors to check traffic.
c. use the slower lane.
d. look for headlights.
a. checking over your shoulder in the direction you are going to move.
b. signaling your intentions early.
c. looking over your left shoulder every time.
d. looking in rearview mirrors.
a. stop unless there is a flashing green signal light. b. turn from any available lane.
c. position your vehicle in the left lane.
d. position your vehicle in the right lane.
a. any available lane.
b. the center lane.
c. the far right lane.
d. the far left lane.
a. slow, steer left, and sound your horn.
b. slow, steer right, and sound your horn.
c. shake your fist at the other driver.
d. stop on the shoulder of the road.
a. in effect when signs say it is. b. not enforceable by police officers. c. applicable to all driving environments. d. an artificial law.
a. The number of deaths is the same on both types of roadways. b. There are fewer deaths on rural highways than on urban roadways. c. Twice as many deaths occur on urban roadways. d. Twice as many deaths occur on rural roadways.
a. easiest decision in rural driving. b. most difficult part of rural driving. c. most important decision in rural driving. d. least understood factor in rural driving.
a. It becomes easier. b. It is more difficult. c. It becomes less important. d. It is the same as at slower speeds.
a. traffic controls b. roadways c. roadside hazards d. condition of road shoulders
a. traffic signs. b. lane markings. c. traffic controls. d. roadside hazards
a. have more time to react. b. have more chances to identify hazards. c. have more space to control hazards. d. reach the hazard more quickly.
a. is more difficult than at lower speeds. b. is easier than at lower speeds. c. is the same as at lower speed. d. has no bearing when driving on rural roads.
a. 12-15 second visual search. b. 12-15 second visual lead. c. 12-15 second driving lead. d. 12-15 second following distance.
a. 100 feet before the curve. b. 250-700 feet before the curve. c. where the curve starts. d. 25-75 feet before the curve.
a. just as your vehicle reaches the curve b. before entering the curve c. when you reach the sharpest part of the curve d. throughout the entire curve
a. is more difficult than entering from a side road. b. presents problems similar to entering from a side road. c. is easier than from a side road. d. requires a shorter gap in traffic.
a. an escape path. b. the path of travel. c. the point of no return. d. an acceleration lane
a. no more than one second. b. three seconds. c. twelve seconds. d. four seconds or more.
a. only to turn left. b. only to turn right. c. anytime the roadway is clear. d. only to pass.
a. the right-hand lane. b. the left-hand lane. c. the lane closest to the center line. d. any available lane.
a. first cross the lanes on your side of the roadway. b. wait until traffic approaches. c. anticipate that other drivers will yield to you. d. first cross the lanes on the far side of the roadway.
a. anticipate the driver ahead will yield to you. b. set a 2-second following distance. c. be sure there is room for you to return to your lane after passing. d. put yourself in the place of the other driver to anticipate what that driver will do.
a. 10 seconds b. 20 seconds c. 30 seconds d. 45 seconds
a. solid white line b. broken yellow line c. broken white line d. solid yellow line
a. 50 feet. b. 200 feet. c. 100 feet. d. 150 feet.
a. animals in the road b. being tailgated c. slow-moving vehicles d. oncoming traffic
a. wear sunglasses. b. glance at the right edge of the road. c. flash your headlights. d. brake hard.
a. shift to LOW. b. shift to NEUTRAL. c. shift to OVERDRIVE. d. shift to DRIVE.
a. high-speed privately owned highway. b. road designed for express transport. c. form of improved rural highway. d. limited-access or controlled-access highway.
a. cloverleaf interchange. b. trumpet interchange. c. diamond interchange. d. club interchange.
a. expressway speeds are higher. b. a median strip is present. c. expressways have more hazards. d. there are so many traffic conflicts.
a. deceleration lane. b. median lane. c. acceleration lane. d. entrance lane.
a. red and white b. yellow and black c. white and black d. green and yellow
a. never b. when traffic is slow c. when no police cars are visible d. only when you see a gap in traffic
a. must wait for a green light. b. can treat the red light as an advisory traffic control. c. do not have to stop for the red light. d. must stop if any light is on.
a. a longer gap to enter traffic. b. more clear space ahead of your car. c. a shorter gap to enter traffic. d. a gradual steering motion.
a. the amount and speed of traffic on the acceleration lane and expressway. b. weather conditions and traffic controls. c. following distance and traffic flow. d. roadway surface and pedestrian traffic.
a. after coming to a complete stop. b. the slowest lane on the expressway. c. from the right. d. a higher speed traffic lane.
a. prohibit identification of hazards. b. have no effect on the Identify step. c. make the Identify step more difficult. d. ease identification of hazards.
a. the lane is now closed to traffic. b. you are going the wrong way. c. the lane will be closed farther ahead. d. you are in an express lane.
a. drive between the trucks for safety. b. keep the trucks from passing you. c. follow the trucks closely. d. avoid driving between two trucks.
a. center or left lane. b. the right lane and drive slower. c. center line to straddle and keep people away. d. far left lane.
a. intended to keep traffic from moving too slowly. b. the basic speed limit. c. intended to control drivers regardless of weather conditions. d. the same as the maximum speed limit.
a. bunch of vehicles. b. bunch of wild dogs. c. widely scattered group of cars. d. driver alone in traffic
a. more than one lane at a time. b. several lanes at a time if exiting. c. only when you are going to exit. d. only one lane at a time.
a. use only lanes open for traffic. b. use the shoulder as a driving lane. c. use the median as a driving lane. d. drive at any speed you feel proper
a. there is little threat of a head-on collision. b. passing is seldom done on expressways. c. expressway speeds are higher. d. you cannot pass on a two-lane highway.
a. move to the lane on your left. b. move to the lane on your right. c. stay in the center lane. d. accelerate to the common speed.
a. from any available lane. b. on the right. c. on the left. d. in the center lane.
a. accelerate to exit ramp speed. b. slow to the exit ramp speed. c. shift into neutral. d. stop in the deceleration lane.
a. a feeling of power. b. highway hypnosis. c. velocitation. d. a hallucinogenic state.
a. should pack a big lunch so you will not have to stop for food. b. should plan for fuel, food, and rest. c. can increase air pressure in tires. d. must check oil and coolant levels only after driving a few miles.
a. should be to maintain steady speed. b. is to slow down. c. is to stop. d. is to move closer to the windshield
a. should maintain speed and glance to the right edge of the road. b. need more time and space to use the IPDE Process. c. need a smaller space cushion around your vehicle. d. should pull off the roadway and stop.
a. high-beam headlights. b. emergency flashers. c. parking lights. d. low-beam headlights.
a. more time to react to hazards. b. a better chance of seeing hazards. c. better long-range vision. d. more light reflected back in your eyes
a. using low-beam rather than high-beam lights. b. your stopping distance is greater than the distance lighted by your lights. c. you are looking too far ahead. d. using overdrive gear when using high-beam headlights
a. beyond the range of your headlights. b. more than four seconds in front of your present position. c. within the range of your headlights. d. within two seconds of your present position.
a. parking lights. b. emergency flashers. c. high-beam headlights. d. low-beam headlights
a. use high-beam headlights. b. pull off the road until the rain stops. c. slow down and use emergency flashers. d. use low-beam lights and maintain speed.
a. at or near the posted speed limit. b. in the tire tracks of the vehicle ahead. c. toward the right edge of the roadway. d. with reduced tire air pressure.
a. standing water, speed, and tire conditions. b. road surface, temperature, and speed. c. deep water and driver indifference. d. tire tread depth and water quality.
a. drive as though there were no water on the road. b. enter the water at a brisk speed. c. do not enter the water. d. raise the height of your vehicle.
a. use bigger tires than normal. b. drive with your foot on the brake. c. drive on fresh snow only. d. use all-season tires and/or tire chains.
a. rocking the vehicle. b. using gentle accelerator and brake pedal pressure at the same time. c. spinning the tires. d. turning your front wheels sharply to one side.
a. make residential streets safer. b. increase traction at low speeds. c. present a serious vision hazard. d. reduce traction and car control.
a. locked wheels increase braking ability. b. locked wheels provide no steering control. c. it compensates for driver ignorance. d. it locks up the steering system.
a. vehicle tends to go straight in a curve. b. vehicle skids when you brake. c. vehicle tends to turn to the inside of a curve. d. tires spin when you accelerate.
a. steer in the direction that your vehicle needs to go. b. first press hard on the brake pedal. c. maintain steady accelerator pressure. d. steer opposite the direction that your vehicle needs to go.
a. an anti-lock braking system. b. a radar-controlled braking system. c. a four-wheel disk braking system. d. a non-locking braking system
a. drawn toward your truck by a blast of wind. b. stabilized by a blast of wind from your truck. c. unaffected by your truck. d. affected by a blast of wind from your truck
a. The parking brake could freeze. b. The parking brake will be erratic. c. The parking brake is inoperative. d. The parking brake might not hold.
a. outside temperature is dangerous. b. engine is producing more heat than the cooling system can handle. c. engine temperature is too low. d. vehicle’s interior temperature is unhealthy.
a. not use cruise control. b. always use cruise control. c. use cruise control with low speed. d. use cruise control only on highways.
a. handle the blowout like a skid.
b. turn off the ignition.
c. brake hard.
d. steer off the roadway quickly.
a. pulling off onto the shoulder slowly
b. braking hard
c. easing up on the accelerator
d. turning on the emergency flashers
a. on your driver’s side visor.
b. at the nearest golf club.
c. under the floor mat.
d. in the owner’s manual or the spare-tire compartment.
a. apply the parking brake.
b. honk the horn.
c. check your safety belt for tightness.
d. pump the brake pedal fast and hard.
a. Turn off the ignition.
b. Pump the brakes more rapidly.
c. Downshift to the lowest gear.
d. Scan for a safe place to slow down.
a. press harder on the brake pedal.
b. avoid pressing the brake pedal.
c. pump the brake pedal.
d. steer the vehicle onto the shoulder.
a. pump the brakes.
b. apply the parking brake.
c. shift to a lower gear.
d. stop and let the brakes cool.
a. Turn off the ignition.
b. Kick the side of the accelerator once to jar it free.
c. Shift into a lower gear.
d. Apply the parking brake.
a. steering fails
b. brakes fail
c. accelerator sticks
d. hood flies up
a. You need to exert more effort to steer.
b. You cannot steer until the steering system is repaired.
c. You cannot steer.
d. You need less effort to steer.
a. apply the brakes firmly, stopping as soon as possible.
b. pump the brake pedal, stop in your lane, and put on emergency flashers.
c. move the vehicle off the roadway to the right.
d. look through the crack below the hood or out the left window to steer.
a. Use the dimmer switch.
b. Turn on your right turn signal to escape right.
c. Slow down.
d. Turn on the parking lights.
a. carburetor backfire
b. sparks generated by the ignition switch
c. faulty electrical wiring
d. careless use of matches, lighters, or tobacco products
a. slowly getting off the roadway.
b. braking and returning suddenly to the roadway.
c. checking for traffic.
d. holding the steering wheel firmly.
a. traction available.
b. speed should be.
c. steering control needed.
d. pressure needed to brake.
a. turn sharply in the direction of the swerve.
b. countersteer to stabilize your vehicle.
c. grip the steering wheel firmly.
d. identify all possible escape paths.
a. get out of the emergency quickly.
b. help reduce traction.
c. regain braking abilities.
d. help stabilize your vehicle.
a. release the brakes just before the collision.
b. put on the parking brake.
c. shift to REVERSE and turn off the engine.
d. brake hard to avoid the collision.