When adjusting speed to minimize risk, drivers should consider ___________ .
a. environmental and road factors
b. vehicle factors
c. driver condition factors
d. all of the above
When your vehicle’s tires lose traction by riding up on a film of water, this
called __________.
a. Hydroplaning
b. Aqua running
c. Hydro loss
d. Water skating
Drivers should avoid using cruise control in conditions of low traction, such as
rain, ice and snow.
a. True
b. False
When it rains, the pavement is most slippery approximately ____________
after the rain begins.
a. 2 hours
b. 10-15 minutes
c. 60 minutes
In optimal driving conditions, drivers should maintain a following distance of
_____ seconds.
a. 1-2
b. 2-3
c. 3-4
d. 7-8
When coming to a stop behind another vehicle, you should stop far enough
behind the vehicle to _________.
a. See the vehicle’s taillights
b. See the vehicle’s exhaust pipe
c. See the vehicle’s rear tires
d. See the vehicle’s rear tires plus some pavement
When another vehicle is following you too closely, reduce your risk by
a. Maintaining speed until the vehicle is able to safely pass you
b. Accelerating to match the speed of the vehicle behind
c. Moving into the oncoming traffic lane to allow the vehicle behind to pass
d. Suddenly applying your brakes
The most difficult area to keep a good space margin is to the _______ of your
a. Front
b. Left side
c. Right side
d. Rear
When passing another vehicle on a two-lane highway, it is safe to return to the
right lane ________.
a. When you front door reaches the front of the other vehicle
b. When the roadway ahead is clear
c. When you can see the entire front end of the other vehicle in your rearview
d. After giving the right-turn signal
10. If you find yourself unintentionally driving partially off the roadway, you should
a. Gradually coast down to a slow speed, then pull back on the road when
safe to do so
b. Firmly apply the brakes and steer to the right
c. Turn the steering wheel sharply to the left and accelerate
d. Turn on your emergency flashers and accelerate
11. If you begin to experience a skid, the best response is to _______.
a. Downshift to a lower gear
b. Turn on the emergency flashers
c. Continue to look and steer where you want the vehicle to go
d. Smoothly apply the brakes
12. When you direct your attention 20 to 30 seconds ahead of your vehicle and to
both sides of the vehicle, you are able to identify objects or conditions that
could increase your level of risk.
a. True
b. False
13. When using ground viewing you are not looking for ________________
a. Shadows
b. The color of a vehicle to your side
c. Pavement markings
d. Road conditions
14. To develop a selective search pattern, you should ________________
a. Know where to direct your search
b. Classify information into major groups
c. Both A and B are correct
d. Neither A nor B is correct