★ Defensive Driving Course Modules 1, 2, 3, 4 Test Answers

MODULE 1: Traffic Crash Problems
Collisions on city streets are largely at intersections because of __________ and running or jumping lights.
A.) Lane changing
B.) Tailgating
C.) Road rage
D.) Aggressive driving

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Lane changing

Crashes on city streets typically occur at intersections due to lane changing, running or jumping lights, etc., while crashes on expressways are mainly caused by tailgating or following too closely.

_________________ crashes are the leading cause of death for all people from 3 to 33 years of age.
A.) Motorcycle
B.) Pedestrian
C.) Motor vehicle
D.) Bicycle

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Motor vehicle

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for all people from 3 to 33 years of age.

The economic cost of motor vehicle crashes in the United States is estimated at $230.6 billion ________.
A.) Annually
B.) Monthly
C.) Weekly
D.) None of the above

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Annually

The economic cost of motor vehicle crashes in the United States is estimated at $230.6 billion annually.

A person's BAC can be measured by which method?
A.) Breath test
B.) Urine test
C.) Blood test
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

A person's BAC can also be measured by a brain biopsy or liver probe, but only when they are deceased.

On a per population basis, drivers under the age of _____ had the highest rate of involvement in fatal crashes of any age group.
A.) 18
B.) 25
C.) 35
D.) 45

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25

On a per population basis, drivers under the age of 25 had the highest rate of involvement in fatal crashes of any age group.


MODULE 2: Human Factors & DWI Prevention
There are ways to avoid driving after consuming alcohol, such as:
A.) Take a taxi
B.) Spend the night at a friend's house
C.) Take a bus
D.) Any of the above

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Any of the above

Any of these are alternative ways to travel after consuming alcohol. However, the best way is to not drink alcohol at all.

Some of the factors used to approximate the value of loss for crashes are:
A.) Public service costs
B.) Property damage costs
C.) Lost productivity
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

All of these factors are used when approximating the value of loss due to a car crash.

The safe designated driver is the person who has _______ drinks.
A.) Less than three
B.) Two
C.) One
D.) No

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No

The designated driver is someone who does not drink at all.

The "theoretical" price of one beer _______ for a second or subsequent DWI.
A.) Stays the same
B.) Goes down
C.) Goes up
D.) None of the above

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Goes up

The price per beer goes up for a second DWI.

Your body can eliminate about _______ of BAC per hour.
A.) 0.015
B.) 0.030
C.) 0.045
D.) 0.060

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0.015

Your body can only eliminate approximately .015 of BAC per hour.


American Safety Council MODULE 3: Man, Machine & Environment
In a vehicle equipped with dual air bags, the safest place for infants, children, and small adults is in the ______ seat.
A.) front
B.) rear
C.) middle
D.) None of the above

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rear

An increase in following distance gives the driver more time to react during adverse weather conditions.

In a typical rear-end collision, the victim's ________ is accelerated faster and harder than the torso.
A.) feet
B.) back
C.) legs
D.) head

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head

The head is accelerated faster and harder in this type of crash causing "whiplash."

______________ used in conjunction with the lap and shoulder belts offer the most effective safety protection available today for passenger vehicle occupants.
A.) Airbags
B.) Seat belts
C.) Safe drivers
D.) None of the above

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Airbags

When used with lap/shoulder belts, airbags offer the most effective safety protection available today.

If you pass through a body of standing water, you can dry your brakes off by:
A.) Drving along as if nothing happened
B.) Gently pumping your brakes
C.) Slamming your brakes
D.) None of the above

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Gently pumping your brakes

Gently pumping your brakes can help dry them off.

During adverse weather conditions such as rain or fog, drivers should take action accordingly by turning on their headlights, slowing down and increasing _____________.
A.) Following distance
B.) Speed
C.) Total stopping distance
D.) None of the above

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Following distance

An increase in following distance gives the driver more time to react during adverse weather conditions.


American Safety Council MODULE 4: Traffic Laws
The _____________ calls for the driver to make a mandatory stop and proceed when safe.
A.) stop sign
B.) yield sign
C.) do not enter sign
D.) all of the above

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stop sign

The stop sign calls on the driver to make a mandatory stop and proceed when safe.

At a stop sign, it is not permissible to make a _____________ stop when no other traffic is preset.
A.) complete
B.) rolling
C.) quick
D.) of the above

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rolling

A stop sign means that you must bring your car to a complete stop. Slowing down and rolling through a stop sign is not enough.

Traffic Signs and traffic lights warn the driver of _____________ hazards or road changes.
A.) recently passed
B.) upcoming
C.) all
D.) None of the above

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upcoming

Traffic signs and sheet markings such as yellow signs at intersections, crossing, construction, etc., warn the driver of an upcoming hazard or road changes and are considered warning signs for what lies ahead.

Yielding the right of way to others helps to _____________ collisions.
A.) cause
B.) avoid
C.) understand
D.) predict

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avoid

Up the right of way to other drivers also helps to avoid crashes.

A single broken _____________ line shows traffic flowing in opposite directions.
A.) yellow
B.) white
C.) both
D.) neither

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yellow

A single broken yellow line shows traffic flowing two (opposite.) directions while a single broken white line signals traffic flowing in two lanes in the same direction.

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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