★ California Traffic School Test Answers 6

If your brakes should happen to fail while driving downhill, you should:
A.) Switch to a lower gear (if possible), pump the pedal brake, and gradually trim speed with the parking brake
B.) Find something soft to hit
C.) Pump the gas pedal until the brakes begin working again
D.) Immediately pull on the emergency brake

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Switch to a lower gear (if possible), pump the pedal brake, and gradually trim speed with the parking brake

When you notice a thick fog ahead of you while driving, you should:
A.) Reduce speed, but keep moving when entering a fog bank.
B.) Watch for slow moving vehicles ahead.
C.) Look in the rearview mirror every two to five seconds for vehicles approaching from the rear.
D.) all of the above.

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all of the above.

________ the brakes means pressing down on the brake pedal even when you are not stopping. It is not a safe way to drive.
________ the brakes means pressing down on the brake pedal even when you are not actually stopping.
A.) Pressing
B.) Covering
C.) Slamming
D.) Riding
E.) Handling

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Riding

The braking system of any single vehicle must be able to stop from a speed of 20 mph within ____________.
A.) 25 feet
B.) 35 feet
C.) 50 feet
D.) 100 feet

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25 feet

Drivers who display inappropriate emotions while driving, such as grief or worry:
A.) will immediately be arrested.
B.) will not have their attention on the road and will drive erratically.
C.) have nothing to worry about.
D.) can almost always keep control of their vehicle.

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will not have their attention on the road and will drive erratically.

In order to reduce whiplash resulting from an accident, the head support cushion should be adjusted to align with:
A.) Your shoulders
B.) The back of your head
C.) The back of your skull
D.) Your elbows

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The back of your head

The higher the speed, the ____ time a driver has to react to any hazard, the ____ it takes to stop.
A.) more, longer
B.) less, longer
C.) more, less time
D.) less, less time

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less, longer

At 55 mph, you will travel over ____ feet in 10 to 12 seconds.
A.) 500
B.) 800
C.) 1,000
D.) 1,200

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800

Must you stop when you are approaching a school bus that is stopped if you are driving from either direction?
A.) Only if we share the same lane.
B.) No
C.) Not if im going the other direction.
D.) Yes

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Yes

Trucks, school buses, and trailer buses, as well as any vehicle towing a trailer or another vehicle, may not drive at a speed higher than _____________ mph on a highway, even if the posted speed limit is higher.
A.) 50
B.) 55
C.) 60
D.) 65

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55

"Rush hour" can be longer than an hour, but it's usually centered around __________.
A.) 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
B.) 12 a.m. and 12 p.m.
C.) 5 a.m. and 9 p.m.
D.) weekends

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9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Never coast downhill in ______ gear, as it is not only illegal but also dangerous.
A.) 1 gear
B.) 2nd gear
C.) neutral
D.) Reverse

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neutral

When you should you be cautious of traction?
A.) when its hot outside.
B.) when hitting a bump, pothole , or crack in the road.
C.) when its moist outside.
D.) when you are parked.

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when hitting a bump, pothole , or crack in the road.

What rule should you follow when driving around large trucks?
A.) do not cut into open space infront of a truck.
B.) do not tailgate a truck.
C.) do not underestimate the speed of the truck
D.) all of the above.

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all of the above.

When sharing the road with livestock how should you share the road?
A.) Slow down and prepare to stop
B.) Weave in and out of them
C.) Speed to pass them
D.) Run them over

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Slow down and prepare to stop

When driving through deep water what two rules should you follow?
A.) Do not overload the rear and shift to a lower gear.
B.) Slow down and brake often.
C.) Drive slowly allowing water to rise and help float your vehicle to safety.
D.) none of the above

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Do not overload the rear and shift to a lower gear.

True or False: when a vehicle is moving at 30 miles per hour, so is everything inside it.
A.) True
B.) False

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True

On dry roads, it will take about ______ to react to a hazard and bring your car to a stop when traveling at 55 mph.
A.) 400 feet
B.) 1 foot
C.) 20 miles
D.) 5 seconds

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400 feet

When you notice a thick fog ahead of you while driving, you should reduce speed, but keep moving when entering the fog bank.
A.) True
B.) False

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True

When climbing steep hills outside business and residential areas, you are only allowed to overtake another vehicle traveling at ___ mph or less.
A.) 10
B.) 35
C.) 40
D.) 20

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20

When passing a slower-moving vehicle on a mountain road, you should:
A.) Floor the gas pedal to pass as quickly as possible.
B.) Pass slower than usual, to watch out for oncoming traffic.
C.) Motion to the driver to slow down so you can overtake them .
D.) Wait until they pull out at a turnout, or you come to a passing zone.

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Wait until they pull out at a turnout, or you come to a passing zone.

If you’re carrying anything in your vehicle that protrudes more than ____ feet past the rear of the vehicle, you’re required by California law to tie a red flag to the back of it, to make it more visible to other drivers.
A.) 2
B.) 4
C.) 6
D.) 8

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4

All vehicles (except motorcycles) manufactured after 12/31/68 must have one or more back-up lights that throw a white light ____ feet to the rear of the vehicle.
A.) 25
B.) 50
C.) 75
D.) 100

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75

When permitted to turn right at a red light, you must first bring your vehicle to ______________?
A.) a complete stop
B.) a rolling stop
C.) yeild
D.) all of the above

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a complete stop

When you want to turn left, right, or off the otherwise direct course you are following on a highway or road how long must you wait?
A.) Never
B.) Until its a safe moment.
C.) Right away.
D.) When ever you want.

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Until its a safe moment.

In a residential area when are U-turns permitted?
A.) At stop sign.
B.) at any time.
C.) at mid-block if there are no vehicles.
D.) none of the above

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at mid-block if there are no vehicles.

What are HOV lanes used for?
A.) Emergency vehicles
B.) High Occupancy Vehicles.
C.) Carpool
D.) All of the above.

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All of the above.

When coming to a flashing yellow light must you?
A.) Come to a complete stop.
B.) Slow down and be alert
C.) Speed up
D.) reverse

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Slow down and be alert

TRUE or FALSE? When yielding, you are expected to allow other vehicles to move ahead of your vehicle by giving them the right-of way.
A.) True
B.) False

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True

A blind intersection is one in which there are no stop signs at any corner and you can see less than ___ feet in either direction down the crossing street during the last 100 feet before reaching the intersection.
A.) 50
B.) 100
C.) 150
D.) 200

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100

Two solid yellow lines mean:
A.) Passing is allowed
B.) Passing is discouraged
C.) No Passing
D.) Pass at your own risk

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No Passing

No U-turns are permitted where a driver cannot clearly see the roadway and traffic for _________ feet in both directions.
A.) 100
B.) 200
C.) 300
D.) 400

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200

It is _____________ to enter an intersection if your way through it is blocked, even if you have a green light.
A.) Legal
B.) Against the law
C.) Safe
D.) Strongly discouraged, but legal

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Against the law

A construction area is represented by orange-colored signs.
A.) True
B.) False

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True

Pedestrians are __________ to yield the right-of-way to vehicles when attempting to cross a roadway outside of marked crosswalks and unmarked crosswalks at intersections.
A.) required
B.) not required
C.) sometimes required (depending on the situation)
D.) never supposed

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required

TRUE or FALSE? A 2009 study conducted by the Virginia Tech Institute of Safety found that although COMPOSING and SENDING text messages while driving significantly increases your risk of an accident, simply READING a text message is relatively safe while operating a motor vehicle.
A.) True
B.) False

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False

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★ Rural Driving Risk Environment -Defensive Driving, Traffic, Drivers Ed Test Answers

Which of the following is not a likely risk from driving in rural areas?
A.) Distracting billboards
B.) Unpaved, poorly maintained roads
C.) Wildlife or livestock crossing roads
D.) Poorly lit roads at night

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Distracting billboards

You may encounter _____ in rural areas at a higher rate than urban areas.
A.) drunk pedestrians
B.) wildlife or livestock
C.) commercial vehicles
D.) medical transport

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wildlife or livestock

Use your _____ on poorly lit or rural roads.
A.) horn
B.) fog lights
C.) high beams
D.) hazard lights

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high beams

Use your high beams on poorly lit or rural roads, but be sure to switch to low-beam headlights when you see an approaching car.

Rural roads are _______ at night.
A.) brightly lit
B.) poorly lit
C.) always unlit
D.) much safer

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poorly lit

Rural areas are _____ with long stretches of roads.
A.) densely populated
B.) sparsely populated
C.) free of law enforcement
D.) busy places

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sparsely populated

Roads in rural areas are _______.
A.) not always well maintained
B.) always well maintained
C.) only maintained if they lead to cities
D.) only maintained if they lead to another state

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not always well maintained

Roads in rural areas are _____.
A.) Not always paved
B.) always paved
C.) only paved in richer areas
D.) only paved if they lead to cities.

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Not always paved

Rural areas have _____ of development.
A.) heavy signs
B.) no signs
C.) one type
D.) different types

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different types

Gas, food, and lodging are _____ in rural areas.
A.) easily accessible
B.) always separated
C.) found everywhere
D.) less accessible

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less accessible

In rural areas, be aware of sudden hazards, particularly near _____.
A.) wide turns or working farms
B.) tight turns or working farms
C.) long stretches of open road
D.) abandoned farms

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tight turns or working farms

At night in rural areas that have fewer or non-existent street lights, you should _____.
A.) use your headlights so you can see
B.) honk your horn so others can hear
C.) drive with your hazard lights on
D.) only use right turns to avoid collisions

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use your headlights so you can see

To help you manage visibility on rural roads, you should drive with high beams on
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★ Young Drivers, Safe Driving Practices at work Places/Child Labor

According to Federal law, anyone what age or younger is prohibited from driving on public roads as part of their job?
ANSWER: Anyone 16 or younger is prohibited from driving on public roads as part of their job.

How frequently should you take breaks when driving long distances?
ANSWER: You should take a break every two hours when driving long distances.

Where should you be alert while driving?
A.) On roads
B.) In driveways
C.) In parking lots
D.) Anywhere you drive
ANSWER: Anywhere you drive. In 2015 about 2,000 people were killed in non-traffic crashes.

What is the leading cause of vehicle accidents?
ANSWER: Distracted driving is the leading cause of vehicle accidents.

Daydreaming while driving is an example of which type of distraction?
A.) Visual
B.) Auditory
C.) Cognitive
D.) Biomechanical/Manual
ANSWER: Daydreaming is an example of a cognitive distraction.

Looking away from the roadway to get something out of the glove box is an example of which kind of distraction?
A.) Visual
B.) Auditory
C.) Cognitive
D.) Biomechanical/Manual
ANSWER: Looking away from the roadway is an example of a biomechanical/manual distraction.

Which of the following are things you should do to minimize driving risks? Select all that apply.
A.) No cell phones while driving
B.) No speeding
C.) No alcohol or drugs
D.) No driving or riding without a seat belt
E.) Minimize distractions
F.) Avoid driving at night
G.) Don't wear headphones or earplugs while driving
H.) All of the above
ANSWER: All of the above

Car crashes in the United States result in high costs. In what areas do these high costs occur?
A.) Human Lives
B.) Money
C.) Sleep
D.) All of the above
ANSWER: All of the above

What are the leading causes of automobile accidents?
ANSWER: For young drivers, "inexperience" is the leading cause of crashes. Being inattentive and impaired due to cell phone use, drowsiness, and drunkenness are also leading causes of car accidents.

When is the most dangerous time to drive?
ANSWER: Night

What is distracted driving?
ANSWER: Driving while doing anything that takes your attention away from driving, is a leading cause of vehicle accidents

What are the 4 main types of driving distractions?
1. Visual
2. Biomechanical
3. Auditory
4. cognitive

Visual distraction: Looking away from the roadway

Biomechanical/Manual distraction: Doing something physically that is not related to driving like reaching for something or taking your hands off the wheel

Auditory distraction: Hearing noises that prevent you from making the best use of your hearing or that draw your attention away from driving

Cognitive distraction: Mentally thinking about something other than driving

What are the four sources that distractions can come from?
1. Distractions associated with your vehicle
2. Distractions you bring into the vehicle
3. Distractions unique to you
4. Distractions outside the vehicle

What should you do if you need to make a call when driving?
If you must contact your employer or customers while on the road, pull over and do so safely.

In order to drive a vehicle for work, you must be:
1. Qualified and licensed to drive the vehicle you are being asked to drive.
2. Ensure your loads and materials are
3. Properly secured for transport.
4. Parking lots
5. Make sure the parking lot is well-lit and properly maintained.

What is the number one cause of death for teens in the U.S.?
A.) Illness
B.) Falls
C.) Car crashes
D.) Electrocution
ANSWER: Car crashes
EXPLANATION: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for U.S. teens.

Licensed : Make sure you are qualified and licensed to drive the vehicle you are being asked to drive.

Driver Training : Drivers' training should be thorough, ongoing, and up to date.

Reward/Incentive Program : Rewards and incentives for safe driving can cultivate a culture of safe driving.

Vehicle Selection, Inspection, & Maintenance : All vehicles should be properly selected, inspected, and maintained.

Motor Vehicle Record Checks : A clear history for all drivers and vehicles is imperative.

Operational : Ensure that the vehicle is properly maintained and safe to operate. If you suspect there is an issue with the vehicle, notify your employer prior to driving it.

Regulatory Compliance : Compliance with safety and operational regulations is required, but will also lead to fewer accidents.

Disciplinary Action System : A meaningful disciplinary action system should be in place and followed.

Crash Reporting & Investigation : Crash reporting and investigations should be complete and up to date.

Management Commitment & Employee Involvement : Safety should be an ongoing concern and conversation between all levels of the organization.

Written Policies & Procedures : Within your company there should be materials in place detailing ways to stay safe while on the road.

Driver Agreements - A clear understanding of the employer and employee's responsibilities should be in place.

Tailored : Maximize your field of vision by adjusting all mirrors prior to operating the vehicle and clearing any window obstructions. Make sure you can safely see ahead, behind, and to the sides of the vehicle. Know that you will still have "blind zones" so be aware of them.

Title : Inexperience also affects the likelihood of you recognizing and responding appropriately to road hazards such as work zones, pedestrians, animals, and emergency vehicles. Research has shown that you only have about 3 seconds to respond to a hazard. Knowing what hazards to look for and how to respond takes experience!

The Vehicle : Vehicle failure can also cause an accident to happen. Some common examples of this are having a flat tire or brakes failing.

The Driver : An accident may occur if a driver is driving too fast, has distractions, or is drowsy.

The Road : The state of the road, be its design, slickness from weather conditions, or debris that may be on it, all contribute to accidents.

Lane Position : If you are distracted, the chances of you not maintaining proper lane position increase, thus raising your chances of being involved in an accident.

Missing the Signs : It takes concentration to recognize and obey traffic signals and signs. If we are distracted, the chances of us missing them goes up.

Interrupting the Flow : Impacting traffic flow for other drivers is a side effect of distracted driving, which makes the roadways unsafe not just for you, but those around you too.

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Work Zone Awareness Safety

Decision Making : When distracted, our ability to make quick decisions is impaired.

Good Decisions : Inexperience impairs your ability to make good driving decisions.

Response Time : Inexperience reduces the chance of you responding appropriately in driving emergency situations like skidding.

Reaction Time : When we are distracted our ability to execute emergency maneuvers quickly and effectively diminishes.

Driving at Night : Avoid driving at night when possible since this increases your chances of having an accident.

The Weather : Weather conditions such as fog, rain, and snow all contribute to accidents.

About half of U.S. adult drivers admit to consistently getting behind the wheel while drowsy. Whether from fatigue or the effects of medication, driving drowsy makes you three times more likely to get in a crash. Teens are especially at risk since many do not get enough sleep at a stage in life when their biological need for sleep increases.
ANSWER: This makes them vulnerable to the risk of drowsy-driving crashes, especially on longer trips. Ideally, you should get 8-10 hours of sleep during your teen years to function at your best.

After coming down a long winding mountain road, Michael's brakes overheat and give out. Which of the four main causes of accidents is involved in this situation?
A.) Vehicle
B.) Driver
C.) Roadway
D.) Weather condition
ANSWER: The cause related to this situation is vehicle problems.

Eileen was responding to a text message on her way home from work when a deer ran out in front of her car. Which of the four main causes of accidents is involved in this situation?
A.) Vehicle
B.) Driver
C.) Roadway
D.) Weather condition
ANSWER: The cause related to this situation is the driver.

Crumbling asphalt on a busy city thoroughfare has led to potholes deep enough to snap a wheel off an axle. Which of the four main causes of accidents is involved in this situation?
A.) Vehicle
B.) Driver
C.) Roadway
D.) Weather condition
ANSWER: The cause related to this situation is the roadway condition.

After a night of heavy rain, a thick coating of morning fog has all but stopped traffic through the east side of town. Which of the four main causes of accidents is involved in this situation?
A.) Vehicle
B.) Driver
C.) Roadway
D.) Weather condition
ANSWER: The cause related to this situation is the weather conditions.

Janell's car runs out of gas in the middle of a busy highway. Which of the four main causes of accidents is involved in this situation?
A.) Vehicle
B.) Driver
C.) Roadway
D.) Weather condition
ANSWER: The cause related to this situation is vehicle.

Situational Awareness : Being distracted reduces our situational awareness, which is a critical aspect of safe driving.

Belted : In order to best protect yourself should an accident occur, make sure to buckle up your seat belt on every car trip.

Seat Belts : An easy way to stay safe while in a car is to never drive or ride in a vehicle without a seat belt.

Cell Phone : Never use a cell phone while driving. Doing so is a distraction that increases your risk of having an accident.

Extra Passengers : The more passengers in the car, the more possible distractions there are and thus more potential for danger.

Road Hazards : Inexperience also affects the likelihood of you recognizing and responding appropriately to road hazards such as work zones, pedestrians, animals, and emergency vehicles.

Alcohol or Drugs : Alcohol and drugs impair your ability to drive safely. It's also illegal to drive while under the influence of either.

Driving Under the Influence : Research has shown that you only have about 3 seconds to respond to a hazard. Knowing what hazards to look for and how to respond takes experience!

Driving Drowsy : Driving under the influence of alcohol, illicit drugs, over-the-counter or prescription medications increases your risk for an accident. It is illegal in all 50 states to drive under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, opioids, methamphetamine, or any potentially impairing drug prescribed or over the counter. Alcohol contributes to more crashes and highway deaths than cocaine, heroin, and every other illegal drug combined.

Medical Treatment : In 2017 4.6 million motor vehicle injuries required medical treatment.

Vehicle Injury Costs : In 2017 motor vehicle injury costs were estimated at 433.8 Billion. These costs include wage and productivity losses, medical expenses, administrative expenses, motor-vehicle property damage, and employer costs.

Vehicle Crash Fatlities : According to the National Safety Council (NSC), more than 40,200 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2017. Many of these fatalities involved young drivers and young vehicle occupants. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for U.S. teens.
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★ Motor Vehicle Damage, Insurance, Financial Responsibility -Defensive Driving, Drivers Ed Test Answers

___________________ provides a method of paying for loss or damage if you are involved in a collision.
A.) The DMV
B.) Your car company
C.) Insurance
D.) Restitution

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Insurance

If you are the driver or owner of a vehicle which is in a crash that is your fault, and you are not insured in compliance with the Financial Responsibility Law
A.) You will be placed on probation for up to 4 months.
B.) You must attend a Driver Financial Responsibility course.
C.) You may be required to pay for the damages before your driving privilege is reinstated.

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You may be required to pay for the damages before your driving privilege is reinstated.

You must comply with the financial responsibility law ( prove you are insured with liability insurance) if:
A.) You are fault in an accident
B.) Your driver's license was suspended or revoked for points or habitual traffic offender
C.) You are convicted of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

Require you to have insurance when you are ______________.
A.) arrested for DUI
B.) suspended for being a Habitual Traffic Offender
C.) both
D.) or

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both

True or False: Your driver license and/or license plates will be suspended for a period of up to three years if you do not have the proper insurance and are involved in a collision where you are at fault and injuries have occurred.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

If you make a false statement or commit a forgery about your motor vehicle insurance you can be guilty of a ________ degree misdemeanor.
A.) Fourth
B.) Second
C.) First
D.) Third

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Second

Any person who makes a false statement or commits forgery about their motor vehicle insurance can be guilty of a __________.
A.) 2nd degree misdemeanor
B.) 3rd degree misdemeanor
C.) 1st degree misdemeanor

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2nd degree misdemeanor

If your driver license and license plates were suspended for not having insurance under the Florida No-Fault Law, you must
A.) Get the required insurance and attend a Driver Improvement course.
B.) Pay $150 for a first offense and show proof of current insurance to get them back.
C.) Retake the Florida Class(D) Road Rules test and show proof of insurance.

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Pay $150 for a first offense and show proof of current insurance to get them back.

If your driver license and license plate(s) are suspended (the first time) for not having insurance under the No-Fault Law, you will have to pay _____ and show proof of current insurance to get them back.
➜ If your driver license and license plate(s) are suspended (the first time) for not having insurance under the No-Fault Law, you will have to pay_and show proof of current insurance to get them back.
A.) $350
B.) $150
C.) $450
D.) $250

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$150

If you fail to provide proof of insurance, your driver license and license plates will be suspended for up to________________.
A.) 3 years
B.) 30 days
C.) 1 year
D.) 6 months

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3 years

If your driver license is revoked for DUI or suspended for too many points, what type of insurance must you either purchase or prove that you had on the date of the violation or effective date of the suspension?
A.) Bodily injury liability
B.) Property Damage Liability
C.) Personal Injury Protection

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Bodily Injury Liability

Under the __________ Law, if you fail to provide proof of insurance, your driver license and license plate(s) will be suspended for up to three years.
A.) Zero-Fault
B.) No-Fault
C.) Insurance Reliability
D.) Fiscal Accountability
E.) Financial Responsibility
F.) Zero Tolerance
G.) Graduated Licensing

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No-Fault

If property damage from a car crash appears to be over $__________ and no report is written by an officer, you must make a written report of the crash to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles within 10 days.
A.) 1,000
B.) 750
C.) 500
D.) 250

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500

Explanation: 1. STOP: If you are in a crash while driving, you must stop. If anyone is hurt, you must get help. You must also be ready to give your name, address, and vehicle registration number, as well as show your driver license to others involved in the crash.
2. REPORT THE CRASH: If the crash causes injury, death, or property damage, it must be reported. Call the local police, the Florida Highway Patrol, or the county sheriff’s office. If the crash involves a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) or results in death, injury, or property damage to the extent a wrecker must tow a vehicle, the officer will fill out a report. If the crash is investigated by an officer, the driver need not make a written report. If property damage appears to be over $500 and no report is written by an officer, you must make a written report of the crash to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles within 10 days. The officer will provide you with a copy of the form for your records.


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If you own a vehicle which is not covered by insurance and you or another person driving the vehicle are involved in a collision, your license may be suspended:
A.) Until you obtain coverage
B.) Until you pay for the damage
C.) For up to 5 years

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Until you pay for the damage

Explanation: Your license may be suspended indefinitely in this situation until you have paid for all damages and injuries resulting from the collision.

Your license can be suspended for reasons which have nothing to do with driving or insurance violations.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Explanation: For example, your license can be suspended for being habitually truant from school, for failing to pay child support, or for shoplifting.

You must file a traffic accident report (SR1) with the DMV after an accident when damage to one of the vehicles is over $750.00 ____.
A.) only if it is your fault
B.) only if it is your insured
C.) regardless of who is at fault
D.) only if someone in the other vehicle is injured or killed

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regardless of who is at fault

If you are caught driving without liability coverage you will need to fill out an SR-22 for _____ years.
A.) 1
B.) 2
C.) 3
D.) 4

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3

If you fail to carry insurance on a vehicle which is owned by you and registered in Florida, your license and/or registration can be suspended:
A.) For up to 6 months
B.) For up to 3 years
C.) Until you purchase coverage

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For up to 3 years

Explanation: The correct answer is B. In addition to having your license and/or registration suspended for up to three years, you will have to pay a reinstatement fee of up to $300 to get them back.

If you won’t be using your car for a long period of time and don’t want to pay for insurance, you should:
A.) Remove the wheels and have the car set up on blocks
B.) Park the car in a secure area and disable the ignition
C.) Turn in the registration and license plates to the DMV

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Turn in the registration and license plates to the DMV

Explanation: If you are not going to carry insurance on your car, you must turn in the registration and license plates to the DMV.

If you are the owner of an insured vehicle and you are injured in a collision with another insured driver who is found to be at fault, you will be covered by the other driver’s PIP policy.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Explanation: Everyone who has their own PIP policy will be covered by that policy if they are injured in a motor vehicle accident.

“Personal Injury Protection” (PIP) insurance is considered:
A.) “No fault” insurance
B.) “Comprehensive” insurance
C.) “3rd Party” insurance

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“No fault” insurance

Explanation: PIP is a type of “no fault” insurance because everyone injured in a collision is covered by their own PIP policy, regardless of who is at fault.

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance covers you when you are injured in a motor vehicle accident:
A.) When you are the driver
B.) When you are the passenger
C.) Under any circumstances

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Under any circumstances

Explanation: Everyone who has their own PIP policy will be covered by that policy if they are injured in a motor vehicle accident.
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★ Motor vehicle insurance, Financial Responsibility -Defensive Driving, Drivers Ed Test Answers

The Financial _________ Law requires owners and operators of motor vehicles to be financially responsible for damages they cause when involved in a crash.
A.) Responsibility
B.) Morality
C.) Involvement
D.) Duty

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Responsibility

If you are involved in a violation and you do not have insurance to comply with the __________________, your driver license and/or license plates will be suspended for up to three years.
A.) DMV
B.) Driver Safety Law
C.) Federal requirement
D.) Financial Responsibility Law

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Financial Responsibility Law

True or False: If you are in crash where you are at fault and injuries have occurred, the Financial Responsibility Law requires you to have bodily injury insurance.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

The minimum amount of liability coverage you must have for bodily injury or death of two or more people in any one collision is _____.
A.) $15,000
B.) $25,000
C.) $30,000
D.) $50,000

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$25,000

You should contact this state agency if you have questions regarding an insurance company.
A.) Bureau of Motor Vehicles
B.) Department of Insurance
C.) Department of Revenue
D.) Department of Transportation

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Department of Insurance

The five steps to take if you are involved in an accident are: stop, give help, report the crash, exchange information, and _______.
➜ The five steps to take if you are involved in an accident are: stop, help, report, exchange information, and _______.
A.) notify insurance
B.) fix your vehicle
C.) call the police
D.) none of the above

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notify insurance

To operate a vehicle, you must have proof of financial _____.
A.) solvency
B.) responsibility
C.) security
D.) hardship
E.) assets

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responsibility

The __________ Law requires owners and operators of motor vehicles to be financially responsible for damages and/or injuries they may cause to others when a motor vehicle crash happens.
A.) Zero-Fault
B.) No-Fault
C.) Financial Responsibility
D.) Fiscal Accountability

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Financial Responsibility

Explanation: This Financial Responsibility law requires any person to have bodily injury liability insurance at the time of the following:
1. A citation for DUI, which results in a revocation.
These cases require the following minimum insurance coverage:
$300,000 Bodily Injury Liability to two or more persons.
$50,000 Property Damage Liability (PDL)
If you do not have the required insurance to comply with the Financial Responsibility Law, your driver license and/or license plates will be suspended for up to three years. You will have to pay a reinstatement fee and show the department certified proof of full liability insurance on Form FR-44 for three years from the original suspension date to get your driving privilege back.
2. A suspension for excessive points against your driver license.
3. A crash where you are at fault and injuries have occurred.
4. A revocation for Habitual Traffic Offender.
5. A revocation for any serious offense where this department is required to revoke your license.
The cases listed above (excluding DUI) must have the following minimum insurance coverage:
$10,000 Bodily Injury Liability (BIL) (to one person).
$20,000 Bodily Injury Liability to two or more persons.
$10,000 Property Damage Liability (PDL), or
$30,000 Combined single limits.
If involved in any of the above violations (excluding DUI) and you do not have insurance to comply with the Financial Responsibility Law, your driver license and/or license plates will be suspended for up to three years. You will have to pay a $15 reinstatement fee and show the department certified proof of full liability insurance on Form SR-22 for three years from the original suspension date to get your driving privilege back.
In addition, if you are the driver or the owner of a vehicle which is in a crash that is your fault, this department can require you to pay for the damages before your driving privilege is reinstated.
Under this law, to protect yourself and others, you should have liability insurance on any motor vehicle you own or drive, including motorcycles.

An anti-theft device such as _____ can lower your insurance premium.
A.) seatbelts
B.) airbags
C.) lo-jack
D.) headrests

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lo-jack


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This type of insurance coverage pays the medical bills for you and others who are covered by your policy, regardless of who was at fault.
A.) Property damage liability.
B.) Bodily injury liability.
C.) Medical benefits coverage.
D.) Comprehensive physical damage.

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Medical benefits coverage.

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, whiplash injuries in the US due to front or rear crashes cost more than __________ billion dollars a year.
A.) 2
B.) 4
C.) 6
D.) 8

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8

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, __________ injuries, the most common injury in the US due to front or rear crashes cost more than 8.8 billion dollars a year.
A.) internal
B.) head trauma
C.) whiplash
D.) none of the above

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whiplash

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, whiplash injuries, due to front end or rear crashes cost more the 7 billion US dollars a year.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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True

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, neck strains and sprains are the most serious injury reported in __________ of auto insurance claims.
A.) 10 to 20%
B.) 20 to 30%
C.) 30 to 40%

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30 to 40%

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The Florida No-Fault Law states drivers must have insurance policies with a minimum of $10,000 for Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and $10,000 for Property Damage Liability (PDL.)
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

In Florida, you are required to have the following motor vehicle insurance:
A.) Financial Responsibility Law
B.) No-Fault Law
C.) Homeowner's Insurance
D.) A and B only

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A and B only

You will be issued a Florida ______________ from your insurance company.
A.) Driver license
B.) Insurance I.D. Card
C.) Driver certification
D.) Social Security Card

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Insurance I.D. Card

Under Florida’s “Financial Responsibility Law” every car registered in Florida must be covered by an insurance policy purchased from a company licensed in Florida.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

You have been outside of Florida for an extended period of time without your car. Since the car was kept securely in your locked garage, you did not need to purchase insurance for the vehicle.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Explanation: The statement is FALSE. You are required to maintain insurance on any car registered in Florida.

You will be required to maintain insurance liability limits which are higher than the normal minimums required in Florida if you:
A.) Are over 70 years old
B.) Are under 21 years old
C.) Have been convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

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Have been convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

In the State of Florida you must carry which of the following insurances?
ANS: c. Both a and b are correct

The minimum coverages on automobile insurance in Florida are _____________ each.
ANS: $10,000.00

What type of insurance must you have on motor vehicles with four or more wheels?
A.) No insurance
B.) Bodily injury liability
C.) Property Damage Liability only
D.) Personal injury protection only
E.) Personal injury protection (pip) & Property damage liability (pdl)

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Personal injury protection (pip) & Property damage liability (pdl)

Explanation: The Florida No-Fault Law requires owners of motor vehicles with four or more wheels (excluding taxis and limousines) that have been in the state for at least 90 consecutive or non-consecutive days during the past 365 days to purchase a policy delivered or issued for delivery in this state. The minimum coverage is: • $10,000 of Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
• $10,000 of Property Damage Liability (PDL)
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★ Driver's Ed Module 7: Distractions 2 Test Answers

Vehicle occupants can be a major distraction to the driver. Which of the following is NOT a distraction caused by an occupant? Select one:
A.) Throwing objects inside or outside of the vehicle
B.) Unexpectedly adjusting vehicle controls
C.) Yelling at persons outside of the vehicle
D.) Sitting facing forward and properly restrained

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Sitting facing forward and properly restrained

All of the following are distractions while driving EXCEPT: Select one:
A.) Checking rear view mirror
B.) Occupants - infants, children, adults
C.) Grooming
D.) High radio volume

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Checking rear view mirror

Grooming is only a distraction when the driver uses the rearview mirror as a vanity mirror.
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

Multi-Task Performances Time Management is techniques to divide attention between multi-task performances. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Distracted Driving is defined as any non-driving activity a person engages in while operating a motor vehicle. Such activities have the potential to distract the person from the primary task of driving and increase the risk of crashing. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Road construction is a situation that occurs outside of the vehicle that may be a distraction. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

In Texas, it is illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to use a cell phone including texting while driving unless it is an emergency. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

While all distractions can endanger drivers' safety, texting in not an alarming type of distraction because it does not involve all three (vision, manual, and cognitive) types of distraction. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

A danger of using a cell phone while driving is reduced situational awareness.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Being able to operate the windshield wipers and or cruise control are not multi-tasking performances.
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

Eye, hand, and foot coordination is not important to driving.
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

Using the turn signal, checking mirrors, braking, and accelerating are all multi-tasking performances.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

A driver may manage distractions by texting instead of talking on a cell phone.
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

A driver may manage distractions by expecting distractions to occur.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

One of the ways a driver may manage distractions by assessing all potential in-vehicle distractions before driving.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

NHTSA lists and describes three main types of distractions, which of the following does NOT belong? Select one:
A.) Visual - Taking your eyes off the road
B.) Manual - Taking your hands off the wheel
C.) Physical - Moving in your seat
D.) Cognitive - Taking your mind off what you are doing

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Physical - Moving in your seat
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★ Driver's Ed Module 7: Distractions 1 Test Answers

Which of the following is NOT a danger caused by cell phone use while driving: Select one:
A.) Diverting attention away from the driving task
B.) Ability to make quick decisions
C.) Emergency call
D.) Reduced situational awareness

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Emergency call

Setting your audio system volume too loud does not cause a driver to be distracted from hearing emergency vehicle sirens, horns, or screeching tires. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

Auditory distraction would be another category, where your visual and/or cognitive attention would be distracted by noise. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Assessing all potential in-vehicle distractions before driving will not help the driver eliminate distractions. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

It is not a coordination skill for a driver to search for and recognize when there is a line-of-sight or path-of-travel restriction. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

An auditory distraction may cause a driver to look away from the path of travel.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

A distraction that is carried out more frequently and for longer periods of time may result in greater risks.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Changing the radio station is a multi-task performance.
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

A passenger may be a distraction if they do something unexpectedly.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Passengers are never distractions.
A.) True
B.) False

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FALSE

Looking ar a crash scene may be a distraction.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

A distraction that is carried out more frequently and for longer periods of time may result in greater risk. Select one:
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Distractions do not increase the risk of crashing.
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Texting is an alarming type of distraction because it involves all three (visual, manual, and cognitive).
A.) True
B.) False

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TRUE

Daydreaming while driving is an example of which type of distraction? select the best option
A: Visual
B: Auditory
C: Biomechanical/Manual
D: Cognitive

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Cognitive

Which of the following is NOT a multi-task performance: Select one:
A.) Adjusting or fastening seatbelt
B.) Texting while driving
C.) Operating windshield wiper and/or cruise control
D.) Be able to keep the vehicle on the road

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Texting while driving
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