★ When the Road is SLIPPERY/ Involved in a SKID -Traffic School, TLSAE Test Answers

Question: When driving in rain the road becomes the most slippery:
➜ When driving in rain, the road becomes the most slippery:
A.) After it has rained for 20 minutes
B.) Right after it starts to rain
C.) When the wind is blowing at least 25 mph
D.) Just after the rain quits

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After it has rained for 20 minutes

Explanation: Roads are most slippery just after the rain begins because oil dropped from cars has not been washed away. The road is at its most slippery during the first 20-30 minutes of rain after a long, dry spell. when it starts raining the water pulls up all the oils (oil floats on water) and everything from the road, makes it much more slick, causing a loss of traction and increases the risk of hydroplaning.


Question: Which of the following will help you avoid skidding on slippery surfaces?
A.) Making quick stops
B.) Avoiding fast turns
C.) Driving at a slower speed
D.) Slowing down as you approach curves and intersections

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Driving at a slower speed


Question: Which of the following will not help you avoid skidding on slippery surfaces?
A.) Slowing down as you approach curves and intersections
B.) Avoiding fast turns
C.) Making quick stops
D.) Driving at a slower speed

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Making quick stops

EXPLANATION: To avoid skidding on slippery surfaces, you should: drive more slowly and stay farther behind the vehicle ahead. Slow down as you approach curves and intersections. Avoid fast turns. Avoid quick stops. "Pump" the brakes to slow or stop. (Antilock brakes should not be pumped.) Shift to low gear before going down a steep hill.


Question: The road is most slippery:
A.) After a long rain
B.) When it is new
C.) During the first half hour of the rain

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During the first half hour of the rain

Explanation: Roads are most slippery just after the rain begins because oil dropped from cars has not been washed away. The road is at its most slippery during the first 20-30 minutes of rain after a long, dry spell. when it starts raining the water pulls up all the oils (oil floats on water) and everything from the road, makes it much more slick, causing a loss of traction and increases the risk of hydroplaning.


Question: Wheel lockup can result in longer stopping distances, loss of steering control, and, when road friction is uneven, loss of stability if the vehicle begins to spin. The main advantage of antilocks is that they can reduce these problems on wet and slippery roads.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Roadways are the most slippery:
A.) During a heavy downpour
B.) When it first starts raining
C.) After it has been raining for a while
D.) On a dry, sunny day

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When it first starts raining


Question: During a rainfall, roads are slickest
When is the road slickest during the rain?
A.) Anytime it is raining
B.) During the first minute of the rain
C.) Thirty minutes after the rain stops
D.) After it has been raining 10 to 15 minutes

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the first minute of the rain


Question: The most dangerous time to drive in the rain is within the first:
A.) 5 minutes
B.) 15 minutes
C.) 1 hour
D.) 30 minutes
E.) None of the above

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15 minutes


Question: The most dangerous time to drive on roads is blank
The most dangerous time to drive on roads is defensive driving Most dangerous time to drive in rain The most dangerous time to drive on roads is approximately A.) immediately after it has begun to rain/Right after it starts
B.) after the rain has stopped

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immediately after it has begun to rain/Right after it starts


Question: When rain first starts falling, the water mixes with dust, dirt, sand and oil on the road surface creating an extremely _______ substance.
A.) sticky
B.) tacky
C.) slippery
D.) aromatic

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slippery


Question: Avoid driving __________ deep water or any water that is flowing across the roadway.
A.) around
B.) through
C.) next to
D.) away from

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through


Question: If the water is below the bottom of your car and as high as the rims of your vehicle, drive very slowly and position your vehicle in the ______ of the road.
A.) center
B.) ditch
C.) side
D.) far side

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center


Question: Some road surfaces are more slippery than others when wet.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: The key to safe skid recovery is:
A.) Good brakes
B.) No traffic
C.) Wide tires
D.) Early detection

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Early detection


Question: If you experience skidding, __________
A.) take your foot off the gas pedal.
B.) use your brakes, if possible.
C.) steer the car opposite the direction of the skid to straighten the vehicle out.
D.) all of the above

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take your foot off the gas pedal.

Explanation: If you experience skidding, you should do the following:
Take your foot off the gas pedal.
Do not use your brakes, if possible.
Pump the brakes gently if you are about to hit something.
Steer the car into the direction of the skid to straighten the vehicle out. Then steer in the direction you wish to go.


Question: If you are in a rear-wheel skid, you must release your brakes and turn your steering wheel __________
A.) Into the direction of the skid
B.) Opposite direction of the skid
C.) Keep your steering wheel straight

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Into the direction of the skid

Explanation: Your chances of going into a skid increase drastically when driving on slick or wet roads, so adjust your speed and stay alert. You could even skid on dry pavement. When you skid, the back of your car begins to turn. The main thing to remember is:
• Never lock your brakes
• Ease your foot off the accelerator
• Turn into the skid.


Question: On the expressway, maintain a 3-4 second following distance. If the road is slippery or wet, adjust your distance to _________.
A.) 1-2 seconds
B.) 10-12 seconds
C.) 6-8 seconds
D.) 2-3 seconds

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10-12 seconds


Question: If you are involved in a skid, what should you NEVER do?
A.) Ease your foot off the gas pedal.
B.) Try to maintain control of the vehicle.
C.) Slam on the brakes.

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Slam on the brakes.


Question: 2. If you are involved in a skid, what should you NEVER do?
A.) Ease your foot off the gas pedal
B.) Try to maintain control of the vehicle
C.) Lock your brakes

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Lock your brakes


Question: Approximately ____% of vehicular collisions are the direct result of a vehicle skidding.
A.) 5
B.) 10
C.) 15
D.) 20

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15


Question: True or False: If you start to skid, you should apply a quick pumping motion to your brakes if you have anti-lock brakes.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Explanation: If you have anti-lock brakes, just press firmly on your brake pedal and the computer will take over. Do not pump the brake pedal.


Question: Most skids are caused by drivers traveling ____________________.
A.) In the wrong direction
B.) In a reckless manner
C.) Too fast for conditions
D.) On a grassy surface

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Too fast for conditions


Question: For skidding to occur, the road must be wet or icy.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE


Question: If your rear wheels start skidding to the left, you should:
A.) Steer left toward the direction of the skid
B.) Steer in the direction you want the front of the vehicle to go which will be back to the left
C.) As soon as you feel the car start to respond and align itself, steer straight ahead
D.) All of the above

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All of the above


Question: Braking distance is dramatically affected and _______ as a motor vehicle could be more likely to skid in wet conditions.
A.) decreased
B.) increased
C.) remained the same
D.) none of the above

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increased


Question: A driver whose vehicle becomes involved in a skid should not attempt to regain control of their vehicle; that will only make matters worse.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE


Question: Braking hard will help with the recovery from the skid.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: If your vehicle skids, take your foot off of the gas pedal, but do not hit the brakes unless you are about to hit something.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

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