★ AAA Defensive Driving / Driver Improvement - Chapter 7 Adverse Conditions and Driving Emergencies

If you find yourself unintentionally driving partially off the roadway, you should ______ .
A.) gradually coast down to a slow speed, then pull back on the road when safe to do so
B.) firmly apply the brakes and steer to the right
C.) turn the steering wheel sharply to the left and accelerate
D.) turn on your emergency flashers and accelerate

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gradually coast down to a slow speed, then pull back on the road when safe to do so

The most common mistake made when the right tires move off the right side of the pavement is:
A.) Steering rapidly to the left to move the right tires back onto the roadway
B.) Accelerating to shift weight toward the rear of the vehicle
C.) Gently braking to reduce speed
D.) Steering slowly to the left to move the right tires back onto the roadway

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Steering rapidly to the left to move the right tires back onto the roadway

To minimize reductions in visibility in rainy conditions, you should ______________.
A.) Turn your headlights on
B.) Use your windshield wipers
C.) Increase your speed to move the rain off the windshield faster
D.) Both turn your headlights on and use your windshield wipers

Get the Correct ANSWER

Use your windshield wipers

The term ______ refers to a skid where the rear wheels have lost traction.
A.) understeer
B.) oversteer
C.) countersteer
D.) torquesteer

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oversteer

The term ___________________________ refers to a skid where the front wheels have lost traction.
A.) understeer
B.) oversteer
C.) countersteer
D.) torquesteer

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understeer

If you begin to experience a skid, the best response is to ______ .
A.) downshift to a lower gear
B.) turn on the emergency flashers
C.) continue to look and steer where you want the vehicle to go
D.) smoothly apply the brakes

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continue to look and steer where you want the vehicle to go

What is the first thing you should do if you experience a skid?
A.) downshift to a lower gear
B.) turn on the emergency flashers
C.) continue to look and steer where you want the vehicle to go
D.) smoothly apply the brakes

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turn on the emergency flashers

A skid could occur when a driver:
A.) Turns too quickly
B.) Brakes too hard
C.) Accelerates too aggressively
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

In a skid, slamming on the brakes will:
A.) Upset the vehicle's balance and make it harder to regain control
B.) Help "pull" the vehicle out of the skid sooner than it could otherwise be accomplished
C.) Help bring the car back so that it is pointed straight ahead
D.) Cause the vehicle to actually increase its speed

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Upset the vehicle's balance and make it harder to regain control

While driving on a two-lane highway, your right front tire suddenly blows out. You should ______ .
A.) signal, pump the brakes and steer right
B.) signal, pump the brakes and steer left
C.) grip the steering wheel firmly and slow down without applying the brakes
D.) grip the steering wheel firmly and apply the brakes

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grip the steering wheel firmly and slow down without applying the brakes

If you experience unintended acceleration, or the accelerator pedal sticks, you should ______________.
A.) Press hard on the brakes
B.) Shift to neutral and apply the brakes
C.) Shut the ignition off
D.) blow the horn to alert other drivers and pedestrians

Get the Correct ANSWER

Shift to neutral and apply the brakes

If you experience a tire blowout, hold the wheel firmly and do not use the _____________ .
A.) mirrors
B.) brakes
C.) gas pedal
D.) horn

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brakes

If you experience a tire blowout, you should:
A.) look ahead, hold the steering wheel tightly, and concentrate on keeping the vehicle in your lane
B.) Gradually take your foot off the accelerator, letting the car roll to a near stop- then you can gently apply the brakes
C.) Turn on your emergency flashers to alert other road users
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

At night, to help reduce the effects of glare caused by other vehicles’ headlights, you should _____________.
A.) Turn on your headlights at dusk or before
B.) Adjust both outside mirrors so light from behind is not reflected into your eyes
C.) Use the Night Setting on your rearview mirror
D.) All of the above

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All of the above

If your engine stalls or stops while driving, you should:
A.) Safely steer to the shoulder
B.) Stop in the lane in which you are currently driving
C.) Be prepared for the steering wheel to be harder to turn
D.) Both safely steer to the shoulder and be prepared for the steering wheel to be harder to turn

Get the Correct ANSWER

Both safely steer to the shoulder and be prepared for the steering wheel to be harder to turn

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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