When driving, how far should a driver scan in the area they are traveling?
What is meant by "Look-Ahead Capacity?"
The ability to see what is happening ahead of you and in the side mirror simultaneously.
The ability to see far into the future.
The ability to see what is happening in the area you will be driving in the next 8-12 seconds.
The ability to react to on-coming traffic.
What adjustments to your speed should be made during night driving?
A minimum reduction of 5 MPH.
You should drive at speed that allow you to stop within the distance covered by your headlights
You should drive only at speed that allow other vehicles to notice and react to you
Expanding your look ahead capacity does what?
Forces you to concentrate.
Gives you sufficient time to act decisively and avoid potential crashes.
Allows you to reduce your driving time.
Enables other drivers to see you.
How far should you look ahead while driving in an urban setting?
At least two blocks
Three or more blocks
How often should you check your mirrors when operating a vehicle?
Every two to five seconds
Every four seconds
Every five to ten seconds
Depends upon the driving contitions
What should you stay constantly aware of when "Sizing" up the whole scene?
Activity to the front, sides, and rear of the vehicle
All the above
What are the potential hazards to consider when approaching an intersection?
The speed of your vehicle
All the above
Which actions would require you to signal your intentions?
Turning right or left
All the above
What is an appropriate time interval to signal your intentions before turning?
In addition to your turn indicator, what is another method to send an added message?
Positioning your vehicle
Using your horn
Flashing your headlights
What is the most common driving trap that leads to accidents?
Following too closely
Failing to yield
Failure to signal
What factors affect your vehicle's braking distance?
The speed of the vehicle
Conditions of the brakes and tires
The texture and temperature of the road
What is the general rule for minimum safe following time when operating a vehicle in ideal conditions?
2 vehicle lengths
4 vehicle lengths
When should safety cones be placed around the vehicle
When getting fuel
Whenever the vehicle is parked
When in the road
When climbing the ladder
What is "Circle of Safety?"
A safe place to tell my feelings
A game we played in school
Prior to moving my vehicle, walking around the entire vehicle checking for hazards that may have occurred while parked.
Driving my vehicle both left and right in a a circle to make sure it is turning properly
If I have an accident, I should report it to my supervisor _____.
After I finish my work for the day
By the end of the week
Anytime it is convenient
If I need to use my cell phone, I should ______.
Keep driving to my destination
Find a safe location to pull over and park
Slow down to a safe speed
none of the above
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