★ Vehicle Safety Belt and Seat Belt 2 -Traffic School, Drivers Ed Answers

People who worry that a safety belt wrinkles their clothes can __________
A.) Place a small hand towel or handkerchief between them and the seat belt
B.) Drive with one hand and hold the belt away from them with the other
C.) Wear only their lap belt

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Place a small hand towel or handkerchief between them and the seat belt

Without the lap belt, your body will simply pivot around the shoulder restraint and continue forward.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Safety belts usually consist of a lap belt and __________.
A.) A head restraint
B.) Arm restraints
C.) A shoulder belt
D.) An air bag

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A shoulder belt

The shoulder belt should come across your collar bone and down your ______.
Under both arms
Pelvis and upper thighs
Down around your knees
Sternum

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Sternum

People who wear their shoulder belt under their arm may have _____ in the event of a collision
A.) A third degree neck burn
B.) A collapsed lung
C.) Their Aorta separated from their heart

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A third degree neck burn

The neck anatomy makes the body less able to withstand backward motion of the head.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Properly worn safety belts means with both straps snugly fit to transfer the impact of the collision to the parts of your body that can withstand it, your hip and shoulder bones.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

A “Properly worn” safety belt means with both straps snugly fitted to transfer the impact of the collision to the parts of your body that can take it - your hipbones and shoulder bones. The belt is fastened snugly across your hips. With just the shoulder strap on, you can still slide out from under it and be strangled, while the lap belt alone doesn't keep your face from hitting the steering wheel.

The proper safety belt fitted with both tied to transfer the impact of the collision to the parts of your body that can withstand it, your hipbones and shoulder bones.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

“Properly worn” means with both straps snugly fitted to transfer the impact of the collision to the parts of your body that can take it - your hipbones and shoulder bones. With just the shoulder strap on, you can still slide out from under it and be strangled, while the lap belt alone doesn't keep your face from hitting the steering wheel

If a passenger is __________ years of age or older and fails to wear a seat belt when required by law, the passenger will be charged with the violation.
A.) 16
B.) 17
C.) 18
D.) 19

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18

If a passenger who is 18 years of age or older is not wearing a seat belt, the __________ will be charged with the violation.
A.) driver
B.) passenger
C.) both A & B
D.) none of the above

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passenger

A lap belt should go around your
➜ Wear lap belts around your __________
A.) hands
B.) hips
C.) upper legs
D.) stomach

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hips

It is unlawful in the state of Florida for __________ to operate a motor vehicle without a safety belt.
A.) Anyone
B.) Anyone under the age of 18
C.) Anyone under the age of 25
D.) Anyone under the age of 21

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Anyone

All vehicle occupants under the age of __________ must be restrained by a safety belt or by a child restraint device, regardless of seating position.
A.) 21
B.) 20
C.) 19
D.) 18

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18

I do not need to wear a safety belt if I am only going to the shopping center.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

It is not necessary to wear a shoulder belt if you are wearing a lap belt that is correctly positioned.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Explanation: The statement is FALSE. Wearing a lap belt without a shoulder belt (or tucking the shoulder belt under your arm) can result in serious injury in a collision.

If the seat is excessively reclined, the headrest is close enough to provide protection.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

If the seat is excessively reclined, the head rest is probably too far away to provide much protection. A head restraint is properly positioned if the head first encounters it at about ear level.

Even though a driver does not wear safety belts, most of the time his young passengers will be properly secured.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Lap/shoulder safety belts reduce the risk of fatal injury to front-seat passengers by 45%.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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True

The position of your seat belt has nothing to do with the effectiveness of the headrest.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Which of the following is/are true regarding use of seatbelts?
A.) Seatbelts work properly even if your seat is reclined or you are slouching in your seat
B.) Safety belts must be worn even if your vehicle is equipped with air bags
C.) If your car is crowded, it is OK to restrain more than one person in a seatbelt
D.) All of the above

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Safety belts must be worn even if your vehicle is equipped with air bags

Which of the following is/are true regarding use of seat belts?
A.) Seat belts prevent vehicle occupants from being thrown against parts of the vehicle in a crash
B.) Seat belts are designed to work properly even if you recline or slouch in your seat
C.) If your vehicle has airbags, you are not required to wear seat belts
D.) All of the above

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Seat belts prevent vehicle occupants from being thrown against parts of the vehicle in a crash

Drivers should adjust seating to allow at least ____ inches of space between the steering wheel and the chest of the driver.
A.) four
B.) six
C.) eight
D.) ten

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ten

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