Traffic School, Drivers Ed Answers ➜ Safety Belt and Seat Belt 1

Question: If you have automatic seatbelts, be sure to ______ your lap belt.
➜ If you have automatic safety belts, be sure to ________ your lap belt.
➜ If you have automatic seat belts be sure to blank your lap belt
A.) loosen
B.) fasten/buckle
C.) you do not need your lap belt

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fasten/buckle Explanation: If you have an automatic shoulder belt, be sure to buckle your lap belt as well.


Question: The top excuse for not wearing your seat belt is:
A.) I forgot
B.) It is too tight.
C.) I am only going a short distance./Not going a far distance

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I am only going a short distance./Not going a far distance

Explanation: Did you know that most crashes occur within five miles of your home. So when making trips to and from your house, even in good conditions, remember to use your seat belt. As a matter of fact you should just fasten your seatbelt all the time. That is the safest way!


Question: Wearing your seatbelts will not reduce your risk of injury or death in a collision.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE


Question: Seatbelts:
A.) Protect people from being thrown from the car
B.) Keeps passengers and the driver from being thrown into each other.
C.) Keeps the driver in their seats so they can control the car
D.) All of the above

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All of the above


Question: An infant may ride safely in a motor vehicle if it is seated in an approved infant carrier or held firmly by an adult wearing a seatbelt.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Explanation: The statement is FALSE. Holding a baby in a moving vehicle is a very dangerous thing to do. Babies should always be seated in an approved infant carrier which is properly attached to a seat belt.


Question: Seatbelts save lives
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: In Florida, seatbelts are required by law to be worn by all persons under 18 years of age regardless of seating location in the motor vehicle.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: The seatbelt across your chest should have about ______ fist width of slack
A.) three
B.) two
C.) one
D.) no

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one


Question: The safest position for anyone in a car is:
A.) The front passenger seat
B.) The driver’s seat
C.) The center rear seat

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The center rear seat

Explanation: The correct answer is C. The left and right rear seats are the second safest places.


Question: In the state of Florida, you can only be given a ticket for not wearing a seat belt if you have been pulled over for some other reason.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Explanation: The statement is FALSE. Florida has a “primary” seatbelt law which means you can be pulled over and ticketed just because you or a passenger is not wearing a seatbelt.


Question: In a crash test using dummies without seat belts, at 15 MPH, the dummy had half its head taken off by the rear view mirror
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: A plaintiff's lawsuit can be reduced in compensation amount if it can be proven that their injuries could have been prevented by a seat belt.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Safety belts are designed to allow the areas of your body to absorb the forces of a crash.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Explanation: Seat belts are designed to distribute the forces of a crash so that the strongest areas of your body absorb them. Seat belts keep you in place during a crash so you are less likely to strike the vehicle’s interior. They are designed to restrain you and spread the g-force loads in areas of your body that are stronger (hips and chest). They also prevent you and other occupants from being thrown into each other or ejected from the vehicle.


Question: For saving lives, what is the most important safety feature on a car?
A.) Air bag
B.) Safety Belt
C.) Anti-lock brakes

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Safety Belt


Question: Using safety belts reduces the chance of being thrown from your vehicle in case of an accident.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Safety belts are effective in preventing almost all ejections.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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A. True


Question: For those drivers who were not wearing safety belts at the time of their deaths, safety belts could have prevented death in about ______ of these unbelted situations.
A.) one-quarter
B.) one-half
C.) all
D.) none of the above

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one-quarter


Question: In a car crash, wearing a seat belt
A.) Keeps you from being thrown from the car
B.) Can reduce your injuries
C.) Keeps you from hitting the steering wheel or the windshield
D.) Can help with all of the above

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Can help with all of the above

Explanation: Seat belts can reduce injuries and death. Your chances of surviving a collision are five times as good if you stay inside the car. A seat belt can keep you from being thrown out into the path of another car.


Question: In a crash, safety belts keep you from being thrown from the vehicle; the risk of death is __________ times greater if you are thrown from a vehicle in a crash.
A.) thrice
B.) twice
C.) five

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five (5)


Question: In a crash, you are far more likely to be killed if you are not wearing a safety belt; wearing shoulder belts and lap belts make your chances of living through a crash __________ time good.
A.) two
B.) one
C.) none

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two


Question: In a crash without the use of the lap belt, your body will simply pivot around the shoulder restraint and continue forward.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: The safety belt fastened ______ across the hips.
➜ The safety belt should be fastened _________ across the hips
A.) loose
B.) snug
C.) both
D.) neither

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snug

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