Driving ed online

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  1. what does yeild mean?
    let other drivers, pedestrians and bycicles have right of way before i can proceed.
  2. when a school bus flashes red, what does this mean?
    students are getting out. you MUST stop.
  3. what are the five abilities needed to drive?
    • SIPDE
    • search and identify
    • predict
    • decide
    • execute
  4. what is the key to being able to stop your vehicle in time to avoid an accident?
    good vision.
  5. how many feet to stop at 55 mph?
    400 feet
  6. how many feed to stop at 35 mph?
  7. what does focal vision do?
    used to read and identify distinct obects
  8. what does central vision do?
    to discern detail, identify and recognize what is being seen
  9. what is visual acuity?
    reading road signs and identifying hazards
  10. normal vision is considered as viewing.....
    3/8-inch letters clearly from a distance of 20 feet
  11. what is peripheral vision?
    side vision that surrounds the central portion of the visual field.
  12. how can you check your blind spots when changin lanes?
    turn your head and look into the lane you want to enter
  13. what is glare resistance?
    a driver can still see objects and events while facing a steady source of glare.
  14. what is glare recovery?
    the speed which a driver's vision returns to normal
  15. how can you prevent carbon monoxide poisoning?
    don't run your car in an enclosed space (garage) and have the axhaust system periodically checked.
  16. what is rubbernecking?
    slowing down to look at accidents
  17. what are the four top distracting activities?
    talking with other passengers, playing with radio, eating or drinking and using a cell phone
  18. what does alcohol do to you?
    impairs your vision, judgement and reactiont ime.
  19. teenagers have ___total accident rates than adults
  20. drivers under 18 are ____ times more likely to have a fatal accident than the average driver
  21. what may you need to do when driving up hill?
    accelerate or change to a lower gear to maintain your speed.
  22. when driving downhill you may need to....
    shift to lower gear or smoothly apply your breaks to slow to a safe speed to control your vehicle.
  23. when parking facing downhill, which way should you turn your front wheel?
    towards the curb
  24. when parking facing uphill, which way should you turn your front wheels?
    towards the middle of the road.
  25. what is the law of inertia?
    objects that are moving stay moving until acted upon some other force.
  26. what is kinetic energy?
    something possesses because it is in motion.
  27. if you increase your speed from 10mph to 20 mph it will take ___ times your stopping distance
    five times
  28. if you increase your speed from 10mph to 50 mph it will take ___ times your stopping distance
    25 times
  29. what is centrifugal force?
    tendency of objects to be pulled outward when rotating around a center.
  30. how can you keep a vehicle in a tun without allowing centrifugal force to pull the car out?
    • 1.)decelerate before the curve
    • 2.) brake gently and gradually while turning
  31. how can you reduce the forces on you and ur car during an unavoidable crash?
    • redirect your path towards objects that will cause your car to stop over a greater distance like:
    • 1.) bushes rather than trees
    • 2.) soft dirt
    • 3.) sand barrels places in freeways
  32. what is the best protedtion against injury if you have an accident?
    seat belt.
  33. When should you always engage your parking brake?
    When parking on an incline.
  34. octagon shape?
  35. triangle pointing down?
  36. diamon signs?
    warning that there is a potentially dangerous situation ahead
  37. vertical rectangle?
    regulatory that should be obeyed
  38. square sign?
    regulatory warning
  39. horizontal rectangles?
    regulatory guide and signs.
  40. red color sign?
    something is not permitted.
  41. black color sign?
    one way.
  42. white color signs?
    background for route markers, guide signs and regulatory signs.
  43. orange signs?
    road work ahead/ maintenance
  44. yellow color?
    warning signs and some school signs
  45. brown?
    guide and information signs.
  46. green?
    guide signs, mileposts and street name signs
  47. blue
    traveler information signs. some stree name signs
  48. when should you use your headlights?
    when it is cloudy, raining, snowing or foggy. frosty morning, country or mountain roads. anytime you do not have light to see for at least 1000 feet.

    NO later than 30 min after sunset and at least 30 minutes before sunrise
  49. when should you use your high beam headlights?
    when raining, foggy or snowing. dim high beams for oncoming vehicles.
  50. is it illegal to drive with parking lights on?
  51. what will smooth gradual breaking do?
    minimize the likelihood of being rear-ended, save gas, avoid wear on brakes.
  52. how many feet view should your mirror provide?
    200 feet.
  53. lap belts give ___ chances.
    shoulder and lap belt give ___chances.
    • twice as good.
    • three to four times better.
  54. what is the speed limit in any business or residential district?
    25 mph
  55. when passing a school building or school grounds, what is the speed limit?
    15 mph
  56. what is the speed limit at an intersection?
  57. you should change ;anes only when there is sufficient space between vehicles in the next lane by allowing a time gap of at least....
    4 seconds
  58. who has the right-of-way on the freeway?
    the traffic
  59. what headlights for fog?
    low beam headlights.
  60. what headlights for rain?
    low beam.
  61. how much mph slower should you drive when he readway is wet?
    5-10 mph slower
  62. if there are oncoming cars to the left of you and a child on a bike to the right what should you do?
    give the child more room, which might mean moving closer to oncoming vehicles.
  63. it is against the law to follow within ___ feet on any emergency vehicle.
  64. if there is no sidewarl, a pedestrian should do what?
    walk on the roadway facing the oncoming traffic at a safe distance from the traffic
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