★ Motor Vehicle Traffic Collisions/Crash Yearly Stats Answers 2

According to statics given in Unit I, what percentage of all traffic crashed were classified as urban crashes, i.e., crashes that happen in or around cities.
A.) 61%
B.) 71%
C.) 81%

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81%

According to statistics given in Unit I, excessive speed (speeding) is a factor in 30% of all fatal crashes.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

According to information in Unit IV, variation of speed is one of the leading factors involved in highway crashes.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

1. Approximately how many people were killed last year in the United States in traffic crashes?
A.) 10,000
B.) 40,000
C.) 25,000
D.) 55,000

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40,000

3. Approximately how many people were injured last year in the United States in traffic crashes?
A.) 1 million
B.) 3 million
C.) 5 million
D.) 396,000

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3 million

Traffic fatalities account for more than ___% of all transportation related deaths in the United States each year.
A.) 17
B.) 31
C.) 64
D.) 90

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90

NHTSA data indicates that in recent years there have been about __________ crashes in the US annually in which driver drowsiness or fatigue was cited by the police.
Correct Answer: C. 56,000

An NHTSA study found that the average patient costs for crash victims who were not usg safety belts were __________ percent higher than for those who were belted.
An NHTSA study found that the average inpatient costs for crash victims who were not using safety belts were __________ percent higher than for those who were belted.
A.) 15
B.) 35
C.) 55
D.) 75

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55

Less than one half of ____ of car crashes involve fire or submersion.
A.) 8%
B.) 10%
C.)5%
D.) 1%

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1%

In a serious collision there is a ____ chance of your car catching on fire.
A.) 0%
B.) less than 1%
C.) Greater Than 50%

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less than 1%

EXPLANATION: In a serious collision, there is a very small chance (less than half a percent of a chance) of your car catching on fire upon impact. It does not happen very often, but there is a chance it could happen. But being there is so many things like ( the fuel cut off switch, shuts off the fuel pump if you are in a crash and can't feed a fire) automatic ignation stop switches. Damage to the fuel tank would make it more possible for the car to catch on fire.

2. In a serious collision there is a ____ chance of your car catching on fire.
A.) 0%
B.) 0.04%
C.) greater than 50%

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0.04%

Explanation: Some people think they might burn or drown in their car if they wear their seat belt. That's a rare thing. Your chances of being involved in a crash and your car catching on fire or landing in water is .04%. It's not going to happen!

True or False: After suicides and murder, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

___________ are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds
A.) Suicides
B.) Motor vehicle crashes
C.) Gunshot wounds

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Motor vehicle crashes

Motor vehicle crashes are ___________ for 15- to 20-year-olds
A.) the leading cause of death
B.) statistically low
C.) the reason insurance rates are so low

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the leading cause of death

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for ___________-year-olds
A.) 15- to 20
B.) 20- to 30
C.) 25- to 35

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15- to 20

Motor vehicle crashes are the number_______cause of death for all persons age 6 to 33.
A.) two
B.) three
C.) four
D.) one

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one

Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for all persons age 6 to 33.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

____% of all accident fatalities involve drivers 16-24 years of age.
A.) 29
B.) 30
C.) 10
D.) 24
E.) 14

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24

Traffic Collisions are the leading cause of death for all individuals of every age from 4 to 33 years of age.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Statistically, the everyday motor vehicle is the number ___ cause of death among people ages 15-30 in the United States.
A.) one
B.) two
C.) three
D.) five

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one

Motor Vehicle Traffic Collisions are the leading cause of death of children in the United States.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

The chances of being involved in an auto collision once a year are __________
A.) 1 in 25.
B.) 1 in 100.
C.) 1 in 250.

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1 in 25.

Impaired drivers are responsible for the deaths of many pedestrians each year.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

The chances of your being involved in an auto collision, during your lifetime, in which someone is injured or killed are close to:
A.) 1 in 75
B.) 1 in 250
C.) 1 in 1,000

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1 in 75

In fatal crashes, almost __________% of passenger car occupants who were totally ejected from the vehicle were killed.
Correct Answer: 80

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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