Defensive Driving Answers ➜ Tire Blow Out, Vehicle Skidding

Question: If you experience a blow out in one of your front tires, your vehicle will __________.
A. fishtail in the opposite direction of the blown out tire
B. pull hard in the direction of the deflated tire
C. pull hard in the direction of the tire still inflated
D. roll over

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pull hard in the direction of the deflated tire


Question: A blowout in the right front tire will cause the vehicle to ____.
A. speed up
B. fishtail
C. pull to the right
D. pull to the left
E. have no effect whatsoever

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pull to the right


Question: A blowout in left front tire causes car to
A.) pull to the left
B.) pull to the right
C.) fishtail

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pull to the left

If your left front tire blows out, your vehicle may pull into oncoming traffic.


Question: A front tire blow-out will cause the vehicle to fishtail.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

If your left front tire blows out, your vehicle may pull into oncoming traffic and if the right front tire blows, your vehicle may pull you off the road to the right. If a rear tire blows out, your vehicle may fishtail and cause loss of control.


Question: If your vehicle is skidding sideways,
A.) shift to a higher gear
B.) accelerate out of the skid
C.) steer into the turn
D.) move the gear shift to the reverse position
E.) move the gear shift to the neutral position

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steer into the turn


Question: To get out of a skid,
A.) Steer opposite the direction that the rear is skidding.
B.) Brake hard
C.) Accelerate
D.) Steer in the same direction that the rear is skidding.

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Steer in the same direction that the rear is skidding.


Question: Begin to correct your steering as soon as you start to go into the skid.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: To regain control of a vehicle in a skid, __________. idrivesafely
A.) press hard on the accelerator
B.) make smooth steering corrections
C.) engage your emergency brake immediately
D.) press hard on the brake

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make smooth steering corrections


Question: To regain control of your vehicle during a fishtail, what should you do as soon as possible?
➜ To regain control of your vehicle during a fishtail what should you do as soon as possible
➜ To regain control of a vehicle during a fishtail what should you do as soon as possible
➜ To regain control of a vehicle in a fishtail skid
➜ To regain control of a vehicle in a fishtail what should you do as soon as possible

In front tire blowouts,the vehicle will swerve to the side of the blowout. In a rear tire blowout, the vehicle will sway from side to side and the back of the car will usually fishtail. Fishtail is sliding of the rear of a vehicle from side to side.

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# Fishtailing is when the rear of the vehicle swerves back and forth. To regain control of your vehicle:
# Handle a rear tire blowout like a skid., steering in the direction of the skid
# Grip the steering wheel firmly.
# Take your foot off of the gas pedal.
# Ease up on the accelerator to slow the vehicle and do not brake because it can cause the vehicle to Swerve
# Check the traffic situation is you gain control of the vehicle
# Drive off the roadway slowly, start to apply the brakes gently.
# Turn on Hazard flashers and Drive slowly until you find a location to stop


Question: What happens when a rear tire blows out the back of the car can fishtail?
In front tire blowouts, the vehicle will swerve to the side of the blowout. A rear tire blowout will cause your vehicle to sway from side to side and the back of the car will usually fishtail. Fishtail is sliding of the rear of a vehicle from side to side.

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