Class A CDL Sections 2.4, 2.5, 2.6

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  1. How far ahead does the manual say you should look?
    12 to 15 seconds.
  2. What are two main things to look ahead for?
    • Look for vehicles coming onto the highway, into your lane, or turning.
    • Watch for brake lights from slowing vehicles.
  3. What's your most important way to see the sides and rear?
  4. What does "communicating" mean in safe driving?
    Signaling your intentions.
  5. Where should your reflectors be placed when stopped on a divided highway?
    10 feet, 100 feet, and 200 feet toward the approaching traffic.
  6. What three things add up to total stopping distance?
    • Perception distance
    • Reaction distance
    • Braking distance.
  7. If you go twice as fast, will your stopping distance increase by twice or four times?
    Four times.
  8. Empty trucks have the best braking. True or false?
  9. What is hydroplaning?
    Tires water-skiing across the road.
  10. What is "black ice?"
    A thin layer of ice that you can see the road through.
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Class A CDL Sections 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
Test your knowledge - Section 2.4,2.5,2.6
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