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  1. What are three things worn tires can cause?
    • Increase stopping time
    • Make turning on wet roads more difficult
    • Hydroplaning
  2. What might happen to a poorly run engine?
    It may lose power needed for driving and emergencies, may not start, get poor fuel economy and pollute air.
  3. What happens if a 16-17 year old passenger doesn't wear a seatbelt?
    • $75 dollar fine for EACH person
    • passenger and/or driver could be cited
  4. What happens if you're under 18 and get caught breaking a cellphone law?
    A "moving violation" or suspended liscense
  5. How far ahead of you should you look?
    12 seconds ahead
  6. What should you do when passing a truck?
    Look for the entire face of the driver in the rearview mirror and don't slow down.
  7. Never follow a truck at a time interval less than...
    3 seconds!
  8. What speed should you enter traffic at?
    The same speed it is moving
  9. An opening of how many seconds is needed when merging into traffic?
    4 seconds
  10. What should you do when you are parallel parking?
    Turn on turn signal, pull over and let cars behind you pas.
  11. What should you do when you slow down?
    check behind your vehicle.
  12. At 55 mph, what do you need to pass?
    10 seconds ahead and sight distance.
  13. What are the only reasons you can back up on a road?
    Parallel parking, K turning, or to perform a 3 pt.
  14. How far ahead should you see on a hill?
    1/3 of a mile or 10 seconds
  15. Should you brake during a curve?
    No, it can cause skidding.
  16. On wet roads, how much should you reduce your speed by? Snowy roads, icy roads?
    • -10 mph
    • -cut in half
    • -crawl
  17. When are studded tires allowed?
    November 15th- April 30th
  18. What can happen on hot days?
    Oil can come off roads and make it slippery.
  19. What should you do if you lose traction?
    Only try to turn if it is an emergency. DONT try to stop until your tires are on the road again
  20. What should you do if you are blocking traffic?
    Pull over
  21. Alcohol is involved in what percent of fatal car crashes?
  22. What does alcohol decrease?
    reaction time, judgement and skill, refexes, ability to see clearly, alertness
  23. How many drinks do people under 21 need to be impaired?
  24. What is an alcoholic drink?
    • 1.5 oz. of 80 proof liquor (shot)
    • 12 oz. of beer
    • 5 oz of wine
  25. What will happen if you fail your urine, blood, and breath test?
    Your liscense will be suspended for atleast 90 days.
  26. If you are under 21, what can happen if you have been drinking and driving?
    Zero Tolerance policy (more than .02 alcohol in system)
  27. If a 16-17 year old fails the BAC test their liscense will be suspended for...
    If they refuse to take test...
    • Atleast a year.
    • Atleast 18 months.
  28. Drivers turning left must...
    yield to vehicles going straight.
  29. What can you do to avoid a collision?
    Stop, Turn, or speed up
  30. If your vehicle begins to skid you should...
    Stay off the brake, steer, and continue to steer left and right.
  31. What do dashed white lines do?
    They are lines between lanes moving the same directions indicating you may pass if it is safe to do so.
  32. What do solid white lines do?
    They are lines between lanes moving the same direction indicating that you can't change unless circumstances suggest otherwise.
  33. What do dashed yellow lines do?
    They are center lines between cars going different directions where you can pass.
  34. What does a white diamond stand for?
    reserved lane
  35. What do double dashed yellow lines represent?
    They are reversible lanes that carry traffic in one direction at certain times and the other direction at other times
  36. In a reversible lane, what does a flashing yellow x mean?
    It means the lane is only for turning.
  37. What does a steady yellow line X represent in a reversible lane?
    The use of the lane is changing and you should move out of it asap.
  38. What do yellow or white diagonal stripes represent?
    They mark fixed obstructions.
  39. What do solid yellow or wite lines sometimes do?
    channel traffic around a hazard
  40. What does a double solid white line prohibit?
    lane changing
  41. What does a triangle sign mean?
  42. What does a diamond sign mean?
  43. What does a rectangle sign mean?
    regulatory or guide.
  44. What does a pentagon sign mean?
    School Zone/crossing
  45. What does a pennant sign mean?
    No passing zone.
  46. What are red signs?
    • They are regulatory signs that must be obeyed.
    • Stop, Yield, Do not Enter, Wrong Way
  47. What are black and white signs?
    Some are regulatory signs, others are used as route markers.
  48. What are yellow signs used for?
    Warning signs to tell you of road conditions or danger ahead
  49. What are orange signs used for?
    To alert you of possible dangers ahead due to construction and maintenance problems
  50. What are green signs used for?
    Guide signs to tell you where you are, which way to go and the distance.
  51. What are blue signs used for?
    Guide signs that tell you about services along the roadway
  52. Who must sit in a rear facing infant car seat?
    Infants under 1 year of age and less than 20 lbs.
  53. Who must use an approved child car seat?
    1-7 years old and less than 60 lbs.
  54. Who must use an approved booster seat?
    Children over 7 and less than 60 lbs.
  55. Who can use approved booster seat or seatbelt?
    Children over 7 and over 60 lbs.
  56. If you commit a Graduated Drivers License violation (passenger restrictions, driving curfew, operating public service vehicle or vanpool, more passenger than seatbelts, carrying people on motorcycle early) what is the consequence?
    • 1st offense: 30 day suspension, $175 license restoration fee, court fines
    • 2nd offense: 6 month suspension or until age 18 (whichever is longer) $175 license restoration fee
  57. What is the consequence if you Use you cellphone/text messaging?
    • 1st offense: 30 day suspension, $175 lisence restoration fee
    • 2nd offense: 90 day suspension and other stuff
    • 3rd offense: 6 month suspension
  58. What happen with a speeding (20 mph over) violation?
    • 1st offense: 60 day suspension
    • 2nd offense: 90 day suspension
    • 3rd offense: 6 month suspension
  59. What happens when you commit Reckless Driving?
    • 1st offense: 6 month suspension
    • 2nd offense: 1 year suspension
    • 3rd offense: 1 year suspension and court fines or prison (less than a year) or both
  60. What happens if you get caught street racing?
    • 1st offense: 6 month suspension (possible prison of <30 days)
    • 2nd offense: 1year suspension (possible prison < a year)
    • 3rd offense: same as second
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