Card Set Information
While driving in urban situations...
be ready to reduce speed and chang vehicle positions
The 3- second following distance technique
is safe for most conditions
You can avoid being hit by a tailgater if you
increase your following distance to four seconds or more
It is illegal to pass another vehicle
at an intersection
To give yourself adequate time to react to a hazard, you should... your speed.
Urban streets and roads have the highest number of... per mile
Take your foot off the accelerator and hold it over th brake pedal to be ready to brake quickly.
Cover the brake
Rest your foot on the brake
Ride the brake
Pass the car ahead
Follow another vehicle too closely
Posted speed signs indicate...
maximum speeds under ideal conditions
What provides advance information and warning about approaching driving situations
What effect does increased speed have on the time available to complete the IPDE process?
Decreases time available
Solid yellow lines indicate
no passing situations
... roadways have separated lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions
A... is a sudden unexpected rush of water from heavy rain
Place on mountain roads for vehicles to safely get out of traffic when their brakes are not effective
runaway vehicle ramp
Sign posts on a curve with suggested speeds for ideal conditions
Advisory speed signs
Additional right lane on mountain roads for slower moving vehicles
Area of ground separating traffic moving in opposite directions
Vehicle unable to travel at highway speed
Turns that bend sharply in the opposite direction
Expressways are safer than other types of roads because...
there are no intersections or cross traffic
If traffic is backed up on the exit ramp you want to use, you shuld
pass the ramp and use the next exit
Expressway collisions tend to be more serious than thoe on other types of roads, because expressways
have higher-speed travel
You slow your vehicle without blocking those behind you when you are in the... lane.
A... interchange is used when a side road forms a T intersection with an expressway.
The right edge of the expresway should be marked with a... line.
Group or formation of vehicles traveling on an expressway
Speed used by most drivers on an expressway
Condition of unconsciously driving too fast as a result of driving for long periods at high speeds
Lane that permits drivers entering an expresway to accelerate to the speed of expressway traffic
Stretch of roadway at the end of an acceleration lane where vehicles join the flow of traffic
When visibility is reduced, the first action to take is to
If traction conditons are hazardous, you should
Traction on wet roads can be improved by driving
in the tire track of the vehicle ahead
When your temperature gauge indicates that your engine is too hot, you should
turn on your heater