Traffic School Test Answers ➜ Accident Prevention / Avoid a Collision, Crash

Question: An accident prevention rule to follow includes being extra cautious in dangerous driving locations such as, bottlenecks, broken traffic signals and ____.
A.) stop signs
B.) alleys
C.) merging lanes
D.) freeways
E.) intersections

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intersections


Question: As the driver, you can use many evasive actions to avoid a collision, such as:
A.) Use your brakes
B.) Both
C.) Turn the steering wheel
D.) Neither will help

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Both


Question: Instead of hitting an object head-on, hit it ______.
A.) swerve right instead of toward oncoming traffic to prevent a crash.
B.) drive off the road than skid off when avoiding a crash.
C.) to something that is not moving instead of a vehicle moving toward you.
D.) to a vehicle moving in the same direction is better than hitting a vehicle head-on.
E.) all of the above

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all of the above


Question: If you see that you are about to be involved in a crash, it is better to do what?
A.) hit a tree, post or solid object.
B.) swerve left toward oncoming traffic instead of to the right to prevent a crash.
C.) hit a vehicle moving in the same direction as you rather than hitting a vehicle head-on.
D.) all of the above

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hit a vehicle moving in the same direction as you rather than hitting a vehicle head-on.


Question: If you see that you are about to be involved in a crash, it is better to __________?
A.) skid off the road than drive off when avoiding a crash.
B.) swerve toward oncoming traffic instead of right to prevent a crash.
C.) hit something that is not moving instead of a vehicle moving toward you.
D.) all of the above

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hit something that is not moving instead of a vehicle moving toward you.


Question: Your personal goals as a driver should be to prevent accidents and to drive as safely as possible.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Forfeiting the right-of-way to other drivers prevents accidents.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Forfeiting the right of way to other drivers does not prevent accidents.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE


Question: When being hit from the rear, it is best to _____ to minimize injury.
➜ When being hit from the rear it is best to _____ to minimize injury.
➜ When being hit from the rear it is best to do what to minimize injury.
A.) brace your head against the head restraint
B.) brace yourself between the steering wheel and seat
C.) press your brake pedal and prepare for impact
D.) do not get out of the car
E.) All of these answers are correct

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All of these answers are correct


Question: If you are about to be hit from behind, _____________.
A. Be ready to apply your brakes
B. Brace yourself between the steering wheel and seat
C. Press the backof your head against the headrest
D. All of the above

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All of the above


Question: Hitting something driving only 30 mph without wearing a seat belt is equivalent to falling off a ____ building and landing face first.
A. three-story
B. nine-story
C. ten-story
D. seven-story

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three-story


Question: If you have a choice of what you are going to hit in a crash, hit the object ____________.
A. that will transfer the most force
B. that appears to be the sturdiest
C. that will cause the most damage
D. that will transfer the least force

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that will transfer the least force


Question: If you hit a pedestrian, you should first
A.) drive to the nearest police station
B.) stop and check the victim
C.) call your attorney
D.) rush home and dial 911
E.) find your insurance card

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stop and check the victim


Question: _____ is a critical factor in avoiding a collision.
A.) Reaction time
B.) Braking distance
C.) Wearing safety belts
D.) Tire tread
E.) Engine size

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Wearing safety belts


Question: If a driver ahead of another car stops suddenly and the car behind hits them, it is the "fault" of __________.
A. the driver ahead
B. the driver behind
C. the traffic signs in the area
D. both drivers

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the driver behind


Question: To lower the risk of someone running into the rear of your vehicle, __________
➜ To reduce the risk of someone running into the rear of your vehicle, you should_______.
A.) ignore what is going on behind you
B.) check your brake lights often to make sure they are clean and working properly
C.) both a and b are correct

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check your brake lights often to make sure they are clean and working properly


Question: Which of the following are actions you should take to lower the risk of someone running into the rear of your vehicle?
A.) Know what is going on around you. Use your rearview mirrors.
B.) Slow down gradually. Avoid any sudden actions.
C.) Signal well in advance for turns, stops and lane changes.
D.) all of the above

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all of the above


Question: If you are about to be hit from behind, your best course of action is to brake gently and stop the car.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

EXPLANATION: Sometimes it is necessary to speed up to avoid a collision. This may happen when another vehicle is about to hit you from the side or from behind and there is room to the front of your vehicle to get out of danger. Be sure to slow down once the danger has passed.


Question: You are not at higher risk for having a collision when you drive alone.
➜ You are not at higher risk when driving alone.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE


Question: You are at higher risk for having a collision when the road hypnotizes you.
TRUE
FALSE

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TRUE

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Question: You are not at higher risk for having a collision when the road hypnotizes you.
➜ You are not higher risk for having a collision when the road hypnotizes you.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE


Question: Giving up the right of way to others helps to _______ collisions.
A.) cause
B.) avoid
C.) understand

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avoid


Question: People who get more tickets __________
A.) Get in more collisions
B.) Started driving at an earlier age
C.) Have red cars

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Get in more collisions

Explanation: Drivers who get more tickets also have more collisions.


Question: Which is best if you can't avoid an accident
A.) swerve right
B.) crash into an oncoming traffic
C.) let go the steering wheel and take foot off accelerator

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swerve right


Question: At an intersection, you can help avoid a collision by using the look left, right, left technique.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Sound your horn __________________.
A.) to have fun
B.) to demand the right-of-way
C.) when necessary to avoid collisions
D.) to get other drivers to look at your car
E.) to give other drivers a piece of your mind

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when necessary to avoid collisions


Question: When you are passing or being passed, remember to plan a(n)_______ in case you need to avoid a collision.
A.) Emergency maneuver
B.) escape route
C.) Destination
D.) Way to get home

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Emergency maneuver


Question: Recognize a hazard; understand the defense; and act correctly in time - these actions make up the
➜ Recognize a hazard and understand the defense against it
➜ Recognize the hazard understand the defence and act in time
ANS: The (Defensive Driving Council) DDC collision prevention formula

Question: Whenever you are passing, or another vehicle is passing you, __________ is particularly important to avoid collisions.
A.) Safety
B.) Slowing
C.) Turning
D.) Speed

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Safety

The purpose of driving safety program is to increase road safety awareness by reducing traffic violations and to keep your auto insurance premiums low. Handle Speeding ticket, stop sign citation, lawyer for fighting traffic tickets & other violations.



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