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The force that pulls all things to Earth
The force that keeps each tire from sliding on the road
The friction created by the tire on the road
Vehicles of different sizes and power handle differently
What three things make up the stopping distance?
* Reaction time
* Reaction distance
* Braking distance
The force with which a moving object hits another object.
Force of impact
What are 3 hand signals used in driving? Explain.
* Hand pointing up is a right turn
* Arm extended straight out is a left turn
- * Arm extended downward indicates slowing or stopping
The length of time you take to execute your action
The distance your vehicle travels while you react
The distance your vehicle travels from the time you apply the brake until you stop
What is the proper body positioning for backing a car?
Turn your body to the right, and put your right arm over the back of the passenger seat. Look back through the rear window.
What are the 6 types of turnabouts?
1. Midblock U-turn
2. Back into Driveway on Right side
3. Pull into Driveway on left side
4. Pull into Driveway on right side
5. Three-point turnabout
6. Back into Driveway on left side
Which turnabout is the safest?
Backing into a driveway
Which turnabout is the most dangerous?
What are the 7 types of parking maneuvers? Which direction would the tires be facing in each of these?
1. Angle Parking- (straight)
2. Perpendicular Parking- (straight)
3. Parallel Parking- (straight)
4. Uphill Parking with curb- (left)
5. Uphill Parking with no curb- (right)
6. Downhill Parking with curb- (right)
7. Downhill Parking with no curb- (right)
Traffic signals or signs determine the right of way
Has no signs or signals to regulate traffic
What is the procedure for turning right on a red light?
1. Before turning right come to a full stop
2. Move to a position hee you can see clearly.
3. Searc front zones for openings
4. Yield the right of way to any vehicle or pedestrians, in o aproaching, the intersection
5. Complete the turn into nearest right lane
What does yielding the right of way mean?
To let others go first, to be safe.
List the 7 areas to look for motorcycles while you are driving.
1. Vehicle turning left in front of motorcyclist
2. Vehicle turning right of intersection or driveway
3. Motorcyclist turning left
4. Mortocyclist in Driver's Blind Spot
5. Tailgating motorcyclist
6. Motorcyclist passing vehicle on right or left
7. Motorcyclist meeting on oncoming vehicle
Works automatically (airbag)
A device you have to engage (seatbelt)
How long does it take to perform a left turn?
7 seconds (more than 1 block away)
How long does it take to perform a right turn?
6 seconds (1 block away)
How long does it take to go straight across an intersection?
4-5 seconds (more than 2/3 block away)
What maneuver is the most dangerous?
Making a left turn.
When an object moves, it acquires...
Energy of motion
The length of time you take to execute an action
What is an example of a supplemental restraint system?
In a... situation, you must divide the amount of available traction between stopping or starting and steering.
A vehicle's energy of motion will change in proportion to the... of its change of speed.
The gripping ability of a tire will... as the amount of tread touching the road increases.
The... your speed, the longer your braking distance.
Grooved surface of tire that grips the road
Point around which an object's weight is evenly distributed
Center of gravity
Restraint device that you have to engage
Distance your vehicle travels while you make a stop
Total stopping distance
Force that keeps each tire from sliding on the road
To steer straight forward, look...
Far ahead toward the center of your path
To make the correct hand signal for a left turn, your left arm and hand should be
The first step to take before you begin a lane change maneuver is to...
Check that roadway ahead has no obstructions
Backing a stickshift vehicle requires skillful use of the...
Before backing, mak sure your... zone are clear.
... signals are easier to see in bright sunlight.
When changin lane, ... can use your vehicle to turn too sharply.
Perform a... only when there are no drive-ways to use for another type of turnabout.
A part of the outside or inside of the vehicle, as viewed from the driver's seat, that relates to some part of the roadway.
Not turning the steering wheel enough
Parking vehicle diagonally to curb
Maneuver for turning your vehicle around to go in the opposite direction
Parking vehicle at right angle to curb
Pushing the steering wheel up with one hand and down with the other
Turning the wheel too much
As you aproach a yellowor red traffic light, your front zone...
What is the term for a light that has just turned from red?
Fresh green light
With which of the following does one side of an intersection have a green light?
Delayed green light
Which of the following terms means to allow others to go first?
Which of the following signs identifies an uncontrolled railroad crosing?
Your chances of collisions are greater at a/an... than at any otherpoint on a roadway.
When turning after a stop, your last check should be in the direction of your...
Path of travel
As a driver, you must always...
Yield the right of way
Intersections of which traffic signals or signs determine the right of way
Complete stop as required at a stop sign or red light
Privilege of having immediate use of a certain part of a roadway
Right of way
Distance between vehicles
Intersection that has no signs or signals to regulate traffic
Light that has been green fora long time
Stale green light
Why do car drivers have responsibility for avoiding collisions wih motorcycles?
Car drivers have more protection
When meeting a truck on a two-lane road,...
Move to lane position 3 and drive straight ahead
To reduce ris of collision, motorcyclist should increase their...
Users of mopeds have limited speed and
Many collisions involving pedestrians occur at crosswalks and intersections in
Two-wheeled vehice that can be driven either with a motor or pedal
Large blind-spot areas where truck drivers cannot see other vehicles
Items a motorcyclist wears to protect head, eyes, and body.
Truck that has a powerful tractor that pulls separate trailers
Type of tractor trailer commonly called an "eighteen wheeler"
Large vehicle used for pleasure and travel
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