► Defensive Driving, Traffic School Test Answers

Prevent an expressway emergency by merging without __________.
Answer : Stopping

When changing lanes on an expressway, signal your intentions and __________.
Answer : Do not anticipate other drivers will open a gap for you to enter

Reversible lanes are marked with unique signs, signals and markings, such as __________.
Answer : A red X, which means the lane is closed

If you are inattentive on the road, you will__________.
Answer : Not be prepared for the unexpected

Electronic highway message boards communicate______.
Answer : Safety messages

To reduce injury in the event your airbag deploys, position your body at least __________ from the steering wheel.
Answer : 10 inches

If you experience microsleep, __________.
Answer : Pull off the road at a safe place and nap

Before you have work done on your vehicle, ______________.
Answer : Get a detailed estimate that includes the service, the parts, and the labor costs

One of the most important things you should do before you leave the lot with a rental car is __________.
Answer : Check the spare

If traffic is traveling faster than the speed limit, resist going the speed of the __________.
Answer : Fastest vehicles

Stimulants can generate a _________.
Answer : False sense of well being

If parts are replaced when you have work done on your vehicle, __________.
Answer : Ask to see the old ones

Determine the stopping distance by these factors: __________.
Answer : Perception distance, reaction distance, and braking distance

After you start your vehicle, and as you begin to drive, always check your______.
Answer : Brakes

One way to control distractions is to __________.
Answer : Inventory the ones you can control

The best way to control events that occur outside of your vehicle is to_____.
Answer : Plan your route

On an annual basis, animal-vehicle collisions cause about __________ worth of damage.
Answer : $1 billion

One of the most important things you should do before you leave the lot with a rental car is __________.
Answer : Check the location and condition of the spare tire

Large space margins on the roadway provide __________.
Answer : The visibility, time and distance you need to avoid collisions

If parts are replaced when you have work done on your vehicle, __________.
Answer : Request the replaced parts be returned to you when you pick up your vehicle

Urban driving often involves limited __________ which often obstructs advance warning of traffic obstacles.
Answer : Visibility

According to the NHTSA, the combination of __________ and __________ reduce the risk of serious crash-related head injury by 83 percent.
Answer : Front air bags, seat belts

There have been improvements to ABS including __________.
Answer : An emergency assist feature

If your brakes fail, one of the first things to do is __________.
Answer : Pump the brake pedal

Before entering an intersection, the safest searching process is to search __________.
Answer : Left, center, right, then left again

Motorcycles are extremely hard to see if they are __________.
Answer : Approaching from the side

As you approach a steep uphill grade in the mountains, __________.
Answer : Shift to a lower gear

Most hazards or obstacles will be detected __________ of your vehicle.
Answer : In front

If you are in an emergency and there is no space to the side to steer out of the way of a crash, __________.
Answer : Use controlled braking

Traffic laws are in place to create/________.
Answer : Regulate the flow of traffic

Locked doors are less likely to open in a crash, __________.
Answer : Decreasing the chance of the occupants being ejected

Following a fire response vehicle at a distance closer than 500 feet or stopping your vehicle within 500 feet of a fire response vehicle that is responding to a fire alarm is __________.
ANSWER: a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine up to $1,000 and up to 90 days in jail

The fees for traffic violations committed in construction zones are __________.
ANSWER: double their normal amount

If you refuse to take a chemical test when directed to do so by a police officer, __________.
ANSWER: your license will be suspended for 1 year

A single DWI conviction with a BAC of .08 could cost you __________.
ANSWER: up to $1,000 plus up to a year in jail

Most state vehicle codes state that you shall not drive after taking a substance that __________.
ANSWER: alters the reflexive capabilities of the muscular system

How should a child under 2 years old be restrained in a vehicle?
ANSWER: In a rear-facing child safety seat, if he or she is under 40 lbs or less than 40 inches tall

Pickup trucks and SUVs need up to __________ more distance to stop than passenger cars.
ANSWER: 10-20%

You must allow at least __________ when overtaking or passing a bicyclist.
ANSWER: 3 feet of space

When some drivers are caught in a situation where they have no control, they can become frustrated which can lead to______.
ANSWER: aggression

HOV or "Diamond Lanes" are lanes specifically reserved for __________.
ANSWER: vehicles containing 2 or more occupants

If a pedestrian enters an intersection before it is safe, it is __________ responsibility to yield the right-of-way.
ANSWER: the driver's

Over__________people were killed in 2008 in alcohol-related crashes.
ANSWER: 11,000

As a driver, you should yield to pedestrians:
ANSWER: In any situation

In Canada, an average of __ percent of pedestrian injuries occurred in urban areas.
ANSWER: 95

It is illegal in the state of Washington to travel between lanes while operating a motorcycle when __________.
ANSWER: it is always illegal

Motorcycles that ride between two lanes is referred to as __________, and is legal in California.
ANSWER: lane splitting

If you are a new driver, to be issued a Florida Driver's License, you must ___________.
ANSWER: all of these are correct

The minimum insurance amounts needed to drive in New York are __________.
ANSWER: $10,000 for damage to property, $25,000/$50,000 for injury or death of one person, and $50,000/$100,000 for injury or death of 2 or more people

If you refuse to take a chemical test when directed to do so by a police officer, __________.
ANSWER: your license will be suspended for 120 days

The minimum age requirement for a Learner's License in Maryland is:
ANSWER: 15 years and 9 months of age

In order to be issued a Maryland Driver's License, a __________ is an acceptable Primary Document
ANSWER: birth certificate

To be issued a Maryland Driver's License, you must __________.
ANSWER: all of these are correct

Operating a vehicle in the state of Maryland is considered as giving legal consent to __________.
ANSWER: perform a chemical test

Possible penalties for driving under the influence in Maryland include:
ANSWER: all of these are correct

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