★ AAA Defensive Driving / Driver Improvement - Chapter 3 Sharing the Road

As you are driving on an undivided highway, you approach a school bus that is stopped and has red lights flashing. You _______________________
You are driving on an undivided highway, you approach a school bus that is stopped and has red lights flashing. You:
A.) may pass if the way is clear
B.) may pass if a pedestrian indicates that the way is clear
C.) may not pass until the school bus driver turns off the flashing red lights
D.) must turn on your emergency flashers

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may not pass until the school bus driver turns off the flashing red lights

Two out of every three intersection collisions between a passenger car and a motorcycle are a result of a___________ violating a ____________________ right of way
A.) bicyclists, passenger car's
B.) passenger car's , motorcycle's
C.) motorcycle, passenger car's
D.) motorcyclist, truck's

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passenger car's , motorcycle's

When driving around trucks, drivers can reduce their risk by keeping in mind:
A.) that trucks take longer to stop because they weight more than a passenger sedan
B.) that if a driver cannot see a truck's side mirror, the truck driver cannot see them
C. both A & B
D.) none of the above

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both A & B

You should ____________ around motorcycles because their riders are more vulnerable to injury
A.) decrease space
B.) increase space
C.) make no adjustments to your space
D.) increase spead

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increase space

In good weather, drivers should maintain a minimum of __________ seconds when following behind a motorcycle.
In good weather, drivers should maintain a minimum distance of _______________ seconds when following behind a motorcycle.
A.) 1 to 3
B.) 3 to 4
C.) 5 to 6
D.) 15 to 18

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5 to 6

Compared to following a full-size passenger vehicle, when following a motorcycle, your following distance should be:
A.) longer
B.) shorter
C.) about the same
D.) none of the above

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longer

The risk of a car-motorcycle collision is particularly high at intersections where crashes commonly involve _________
A.) the rider of a motorcycle turning left in front of an oncoming passenger vehicle
B.) the driver of a passenger vehicle turning left in front of a motorcycle
C.) the rider of a motorcycle running into the back of a passenger vehicle
D.) the rider of a motorcycle maneuvering over a drainage grate in the road

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the driver of a passenger vehicle turning left in front of a motorcycle

About three out of every four pedestrians who lose their lives in a motor vehicle collision are killed:
A.) in a crosswalk
B.) at locations other than a crosswalk
C.) in collisions with motorcycles
D.) as they get out of their vehicle

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at locations other than a crosswalk

Drivers should maintain a minimum of ___________ seconds when following behind a motorcycle.
A.) are crossing at a crosswalk
B.) step out from between two parked cars
C.) are crossing even when the pedestrian signal tells them not to
D.) all of the above

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all of the above

Signal every time you ________
A.) enter a roadway
B.) pull into a parking space
C.) change lanes.
D.) all of the above

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all of the above

2. Signal every time you ________
A.) intend to make a turn
B.) enter a highway
C.) exit a highway
D.) all of the above

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all of the above

When you detect an emergency vehicle approaching from behind, you _____. Choose only ONE best answer.
A.) should pull over to a stop on the side of the road
B.) should stop where you are
C.) should accelerate to increase the distance between you and the emergency vehicle
D.) can ignore emergency vehicles behind you

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should pull over to a stop on the side of the road

Driver are most likely to encounter pedestrians on the road when near:
A.) school zone
B.) bus stops
C.) playgrounds
D.) all of the above

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all of the above

With your headlights on, your visibility to other drivers is ________
A.) greater
B.) lower
C.) about the same

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greater

You should drive with your headlights on ________
A.) at nighttime
B.) at dusk
C.) in the morning
D.) at all time

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at all time

Having your headlights on during the day:
A.) will improve your ability to see the traffic scene ahead
B.) will help prevent other drivers from following you too close
C.) will make you more visible to oncoming drivers
D.) none of the above

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will make you more visible to oncoming drivers

At roundabout intersections:
A.) drivers must always stop at some point in the intersection
B.) drivers can move through the intersection more quickly than through a traditional intersection
C.) more vehicle-to-vehicle conflict occurs than in a traditional intersection
D.) drivers are more likely to experience a collision than in a traditional intersection

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drivers can move through the intersection more quickly than through a traditional intersection

Compared to the number of collision at traditional intersections, ___________ collisions occur in roundabout intersections
A.) more
B.) less
C.) about the same

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less

On a two-lane road, the ______ lines should be on your left, and the _______should be on your right
A.) white, yellow
B.) yellow, white
C.) yellow, red
D.) none of the above

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yellow, white

You ______________ guaranteed the right-of-way if you are the first to arrive at an intersection
A.) are always
B.) are never
C.) none of the above

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are never

You approach a railroad intersection with the gates down and signals flashing, but no approaching train is visible. You should:
A.) Assume a train is approaching.
B.) Wait until the train passes to continue.
C.) Never cross a railroad intersection with the gates down and signals flashing.
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

Never _______________ a train.
A.) try to beat
B.) miss to race

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try to beat

Always _______________ a train.
A.) assume there is
B.) assume there won't

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assume there is

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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