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  1. In order to obtain a learner's permit in Virginia, you must be at least ____.
    15 years & 6 months old
  2. The penalty for anyone less than 20 who is convicted of his/her first demerit violation is ____.
    mandatory driver improvement class
  3. The minimum age to receive a driver's license in Virginia is ____.
    16 & 3 months
  4. If you are less than 18, you will receive your permanent license from ____.
    Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court
  5. The minimum amount of liability insurance needed to satisfy the financial responsibility law in Virginia is ____.
    25,000/50,000/20,000
  6. Vehicles registered in Virginia must be inspected ____ .
    once a year
  7. There is a national network to coordinate organ distribution.
    true
  8. If you drive on the public roads of Virginia, you must submit to an alcohol or drug test when requested. This is known as the _____ law.
    implied consent
  9. A driver with a learner's permit is limited to _____ passengers under the age of 18.
    1
  10. A driver's license expires ____.
    on the licensee's birthday in ages divisible by 5
  11. Under the _____ law, persons less than 21 may lose the privilege to drive if they have a BAC of .02 or above.
    zero tolerance
  12. The type of license which will allow a person to drive a large truck or a van designed for 16 or more passengers is a ____.
    CDL
  13. The uninsured motorist fee provides you with minimal insurance coverage in the event of a crash.
    false
  14. The minimum age for a licensed driver accompanying a driver with a learner's permit is ____.
    21 or 18 (if immediate family member)
  15. In Virginia, you must have a special license to drive a motorcycle.
    true
  16. An applicant for a learner's permit must score _____ on the signs test.
    100%
  17. There are plenty of donated organs to meet the needs of all patients.
    false
  18. You are covered by your parents' insurance policy while driving with a learner's permit.
    true
  19. Your decision to become an organ donor should be ____.
    recorded on your driver's license and discussed with your family
  20. Each year over _____ persons are killed in highway-rail crashes.
    500
  21. It takes a train going 50 mph approximately _____ to stop safely.
    1 1/2 miles
  22. When an emergency vehicle approaches you using a siren, you should _____ .
    pull over to allow a clear path for the emergency vehicle
  23. The crossbuck is considered the same as a _____ .
    yield sign
  24. Most railroad crossing crashes are the result of _____ .
    driver error
  25. A train's speed _____ .
    will appear slower than it is
  26. When you approach a school bus with flashing red lights from either direction, you.
    may proceed only if there is a median between you and the bus
  27. A yellow line (solid or broken) in the center of a roadway indicates
    two way traffic
  28. If the foot brake fails, the parking brake may be used to stop the vehicle.
    true
  29. The basic color for construction signs is
    orange
  30. Red signs indicate
    prohibitive or stop
  31. flashing amber light
    proceed with caution
  32. flashing red light
    stop- go when the way is clear
  33. steady green light
    go if the way is clear
  34. steady amber light
    red light is coming clear the intersection
  35. red light
    stop- remained stop
  36. green arrow
    protected turn/ go in direction of arrow.
  37. You should signal at least_____ before you turn or change position.
    4 seconds
  38. An important point to remember in skid control is
    do not brake and look where you want the vehicle to go and steer in the direction you want to go
  39. Use of a lower gear may be helpful when going up or down steep grades.
    true
  40. It is illegal to pass on the right in Virginia under any circumstances.
    false
  41. You must park at least_____ feet from a fire hydrant.
    15
  42. According to Virginia law, you must turn into
    the first open lane going in your direction
  43. If your tire loses pressure while you are driving, you should
    keep a firm grip on the steering wheel with both hands and release the accelerator pedal slowly
  44. When parking downhill with a curb,
    turn the wheels toward the curb
  45. The use of cruise control is helpful on slippery roadways.
    false
  46. The correct method of steering through a turn is
    push/pull/slide
  47. A solid line indicates
    no passing
  48. General warning signs are
    yellow
  49. You are required to dim your headlights when you are within_____ feet of an approaching vehicle.
    500
  50. The speed limit in school, business and residential areas is
    25
  51. When using the accelerator and brake pedal, the heel of the foot should remain on the floor.
    true
  52. The steering wheel should be adjusted upward towards the face.
    false
  53. Which of the following is NOT a necessary step when approaching a vehicle?
    check tire tread depth with a penny
  54. When the mirrors are set correctly, there is no need to check blind zones.
    false
  55. Locking the door ensures that they will not fly open during a crash
    false
  56. The lap belt should be adjusted to fit snugly _____.
    across the hips
  57. The head restraint should be adjusted
    just above the ears
  58. The side view mirrors should be adjusted to the contemporary (BGE) mirror setting, which means the driver can see _____.
    the vehicles in the lanes beside his/her vehicle
  59. When seated properly, the driver should be at least _____ inches from the steering wheel.
    10
  60. To adjust the side view mirror for the BGE mirror setting, the driver should sit in the driving position.
    false
  61. Tire pressure should be checked _____.
    weekly
  62. The driver should set accessories before putting the vehicle in drive.
    true
  63. The rearview mirror should be adjusted to frame the back windshield.
    true
  64. Preventative maintenance _____.
    is the routine care you give your vehicle
  65. Driving with the hands in the 8 o'clock and 4 o'clock position _____.
    reduces excessive steering and helps protect the driver from airbag injuries and improves vehicle stability
  66. When seated properly, the driver's chin should be above the steering wheel.
    true
  67. The oil should be changed every _____.
    3000 - 5000 miles
  68. The following is the correct procedure for securing a vehicle:
    • •stop
    • •set parking brake
    • •place gear selector in park
    • •turn off accessories
    • •turn ignition off, lock ignition and remove key
    • •remove occupant restraints
    • •check traffic and exit vehicle
    • •secure doors
    • true
  69. the turn signal will always cancel after a turn.
    false
  70. All vehicles have adjustable head restraints.
    false
  71. gears below drive, provide more engine power.
    true
  72. When backing, the driver should turn the steering wheel to the right in order to back to the left.
    false
  73. Pedal extensions are available to allow short drivers to maintain a safe distance from the steering wheel.
    true
  74. Safety experts recommend the use of headlights whenever the vehicle is moving.
    true
  75. Position one on the ignition switch allows you to use accessories with the engine off.
    true
  76. Head restraints are designed to help reduce _____.
    whiplash injuries
  77. When the daytime running lights are in use, the tail lights are not on.
    true
  78. Cruise control _____.
    allows a driver to select and travel at a set speed and works at speeds above 25 mph and should not be used on slippery surfaces
  79. The horn should NOT be used to _____.
    show anger
  80. When securing the vehicle, the parking brake should be set before placing the vehicle in Park.
    true
  81. If the driver needs to adjust the defroster, he/she should place the steering hand at the top of the steering wheel temporarily.
    false
  82. The steering technique best suited for maintaining vehicle balance is _____.
    push/pull/feed (hand to hand)
  83. One hand steering is recommended _____.
    when backing
  84. Braking just short of lockup is known as _____.
    threshold braking
  85. Braking results in weight transfer _____.
    forward
  86. Weight transfer from side to side is known as _____.
    roll
  87. If understeer occurs, weight should be transferred to the _____.
    front
  88. Vehicle balance is maintained through _____.
    precise steering and smooth acceleration and controlled braking
  89. Acceleration results in weight transfer _____.
    backward
  90. One method of determining correct distance from the steering wheel is _____.
    by extending the arm over the steering wheel until to top of the steering wheel is in line with the wrist joint
  91. Ideal vehicle balance is reached when _____.
    the vehicle is stationary
  92. if your vehicle is not equipped with ABS, hard controlled braking should be done _____.
    prior to evasive steering
  93. Steering input to the left will result in weight transfer _____.
    right
  94. The steering technique best suited in limited space maneuvers is _____.
    hand over hand
  95. Weight transfer forward or backward is known as _____.
    pitch
  96. With the BGE mirror setting, _____.
    a vehicle passing should appear in the sideview mirror before it leaves the rearview mirror and glare from the lights of a passing vehicle is reduced and a vehicle will appear in the drivers peripheral vision before leaving the sideview mirror
  97. The BGE mirror is always the best mirror setting.
    false
  98. What is the best lane position for a right turn?
    3
  99. Reference points are necessary _____.
    to judge your vehicle's position and because there are areas around the vehicle which cannot be seen from the driver's seat
  100. If there is a restriction within your line of sight, it is known as _____.
    closed areaa
  101. Blindzones are greatly reduced by the use of contemporary mirror settings.
    true
  102. The vision used to judge depth and position is _____.
    central
  103. Line of sight is _____.
    the distance you can see ahead in the direction you are looking
  104. Reference points are the same for all drivers.
    false
  105. In the contemporary mirror setting, the side view mirror is set to see the lane next to your vehicle.
    true
  106. Blind spots are areas you cannot see in either your mirrors or peripheral vision
    true
  107. When the pavement line or curb appears to run through the middle of the vehicle's hood, the vehicle is _____.
    3-6 inches from the curb
  108. Your target should be _____.
    a fixed object ahead and. located in the center of your path of travel and 20 - 30 seconds ahead
  109. The pavement area in front of the vehicle which cannot be seen by the driver is about 3 car lengths.
    false
  110. If the front bumper is 3-6 inches from the curb line, the line of sight will extend from the driver _____.
    through the front window (near the mirror)
  111. To correctly adjust the left side view mirrors, the driver will need to place his/her head against the side window
    true
  112. When driving, you should _____.
    look at least 20 sec. ahead and check your rearview mirrors and check your sideview mirrors
  113. One hand steering is acceptable when backing the vehicle.
    true
  114. When coming to a stop, it is a good idea to tap your brakes before applying full pressure to let others know what your intentions are
    true
  115. The reference point for stopping 6 inches from a curb is over the right headlight.
    false
  116. It is not necessary to stop when pulling out of a driveway if there is no traffic.
    false
  117. To back to the right, the driver will need to steer left.
    false
  118. The accepted procedure for backing straight is to place the left hand on the steering wheel at the 12 o'clock position and look over the right shoulder.
    true
  119. When backing and turning, you should look in the direction you are turning.
    true
  120. It is not necessary to signal if you are pulling to the curb to stop.
    false
  121. the pivot point for backing and turning is the door post.
    false
  122. When stopping on the right side of the road, you need to position your vehicle in lane position 3.
    true
  123. PUT IN ORDER:
    • check traffic 3
    • keep foot firmly on the brake 1
    • use proper signals 4
    • select the proper gear 2
    • recheck traffic including the mirrors and blind spots 6
    • select a gap 7
    • move to proper lane 9
    • release the parking break 5
    • move foot from brake to accelerator 8
  124. The average field of vision is 125 degrees.
    false
  125. As speed increases, more steering input is need for vehicle response.
    false
  126. Average foot reaction time is _____.
    3/4 sec.
  127. The distance needed for steering around an object is shorter than the distance needed to brake for the object at speeds over 25.
    true
  128. Your visual lead time should be _____.
    20 sec
  129. The vision used to judge depth perception is _____.
    central vision
  130. If the line of sight and the path of travel are not the same, you should reduce your speed.
    true
  131. Your field of vision is _____.
    what you can see while looking ahead
  132. When traveling 50-55 mph, a _____ following interval is recommended.
    4 seconds
  133. A driver should establish a visual search pattern to identify potential risk situations.
    true
  134. To read signs, you need good _____.
    focal vision
  135. A driver uses his/her _____ vision to detect the motion from the sides.
    peripheral
  136. Which vision is first affected by fatigue, drugs and speed?
    peripheral
  137. The visual search pattern includes _____.
    the visual lead area and line of sight and path of travel
  138. Most crashes involving teen drivers result from improper search.
    true
  139. Which lane position provides maximum space within the lane on each side of the vehicle?
    lan pos. 1
  140. Steering around an object is an example of _____.
    executing
  141. The decision-making process in driving is known as _____.
    evaluate
  142. Developing a procedure for driving tasks will help ensure performance at the habit level with acceptable performance.
    true
  143. Experts believe it takes _____ positive performances to create a lasting habit.
    26
  144. Looking for potential hazards is known as _____.
    searching
  145. Most crashes occur _____.
    at intersections
  146. new drivers can usually develop good habits quickly.
    false
  147. Drivers preparing to turn left can help communicate this intention by using _____.
    lane position 2
  148. Determining whether a pedestrian may step into your path of travel is an example of _____.
    evaluating
  149. When driving, you should look _____.
    ahead and behind and to the sides
  150. Habit levels of performance mean that the tasks are done in a sequence without thinking about them.
    true
  151. Drivers who have developed basic maneuvering skills are usually considered good drivers.
    false
  152. Young drivers do not need as much space around the vehicle as they have quicker reaction times.
    false
  153. Risk compensation involves _____.
    recognizing potential errors and making appropriate adjustments
  154. In city traffic, a driver often makes _____ decisions per mile.
    50-60
  155. Risk is always present.
    true
  156. Risk acceptance is a natural part of driving.
    true
  157. Visibility, space and time are the driver's best defenses against risk.
    true
  158. Driving behavior is based on risk perception rather than actual risk.
    true
  159. Two factors the driver cannot control in risk management are the roadway and environment.
    true
  160. Studies indicate that drivers who do not wear safety belts tend to take more risks while driving than drivers who do wear safety belts.
    true
  161. There are _____ basic areas of operating space around a vehicle.
    6
  162. You should look _____ seconds ahead of your vehicle for an open path of travel.
    20-30
  163. SEEit is a _____.
    space management system, decision -making process, process judgment level of driving
  164. In the SEEit system, execute means _____.
    to carry out your plan
  165. Drivers need a space management system because _____.
    they often do not perceive the risks that are present, they do no anticipate potential problems
  166. The area around your vehicle that you can see while looking straight ahead is the _____.
    field of vision
  167. SEEit stands for _____.
    search, evaluate, execute in time
  168. A vehicle turning left with a green light _____.
    must yield to oncoming traffic
  169. When setting the driver's side view mirror using the contemporary (BGE) setting, the driver should _____.
    lean his/her head against the left-side window. be able to see the lane beside the vehicle when sitting correctly to drive. be able to see a little of the vehicle in side view mirror when the head is leaned against the left-side window
  170. You should signal at least _____ seconds before a turn
    4
  171. The proper position to begin a right turn is _____.
    3 feet from the curb
  172. While turning right, you should look _____.
    at a target in your path of travel
  173. Using contemporary mirror settings, space 4 would be seen _____.
    in the driver's side view mirror
  174. Traditional mirror settings should be used _____.
    if the rear window view is blocked
  175. The correct steering for turns is _____.
    push/pull slide
  176. Whether using the traditional or the contemporary mirror settings, the rear view mirror should be adjusted _____.
    to frame the entire rear window
  177. When parallel parking to the right, steer hard right and move back until _____.
    you are at a 45 degree angle. you can see the right headlight of the vehicle behind in your side view mirror
  178. It is better to back out of traffic than to back into traffic.
    True
  179. A no left turn sign also prohibits a U turn.
    True
  180. When angle parking, the driver begins steering when _____.
    when passenger's door passes the first line of the space
  181. When choosing a spot for a turnabout, you should have at least _____ feet of visibility.
    500
  182. In limited space with no driveways available, you may need to execute a _____.
    three point
  183. When parallel parking, you should begin about _____ feet from the vehicle you want to park behind.
    2-3
  184. When parking uphill with a curb, _____.
    turn your wheels away from the curb
  185. The difference between a two-point turn and a three point turn is that you must back up in a three-point turn.
    False
  186. In cities, U turns are allowed only at intersections.
    true
  187. The safest way to change direction is a U turn.
    false
  188. Backing into a driveway to turn around is known as a _____.
    2-pt turn
  189. If the left front zone is closed and the right front zone is open, lane position _____ would be a wise choice.
    3
  190. The eyes don't tell the brain what they see - the brain tells the eyes what to look for.
    True
  191. The driver should search at least _____ seconds ahead of the vehicle for an open path of travel.
    20
  192. A 2 second following distance usually allows enough time to brake to a stop.
    false
  193. The space management system we will use is the _____.
    SEEiT system
  194. Classifying traffic elements into four major groups helps organize a visual search pattern.
    true
  195. Staggered stop lines _____.
    allow a wider turning radius and increase visibility
  196. Braking distance and stopping distance are the same.
    false
  197. In zone control driving, the driver monitors _____ zones around the vehicle.
    6
  198. A vehicle positioned 6 inches from the left line is in lane position _____.
    2
  199. When an area around a vehicle is not available to the driver, it is called a _____.
    closed zone
  200. To search effectively, drivers need to know _____.
    where to look and what to look for and. how to evaluate what they see
  201. Vehicle position is one method of communicating with other highway users.
    true
  202. Once you have reached the apex of a curve, you should _____.
    accelerate
  203. Lane position 2 is recommended when approaching the crest of a hill.
    false
  204. To cross a two lane roadway at 30 mph takes a gap of about _____.
    1/2 block
  205. Intersections are the highest risk areas you will encounter when driving.
    true
  206. Excessive steering in a curve can result in either an understeer or oversteer skid.
    true
  207. A red traffic light is an example of _____.
    a closed zone
  208. To safely turn right and merge into traffic moving 55 mph, you will need a gap equal to about _____.
    11 seconds
  209. You should not drive more than _____ feet in a shared left turn lane.
    150
  210. It is illegal to pull into a shared left turn lane and wait for traffic to clear when executing a left turn from a driveway.
    false
  211. When stopped in traffic behind another vehicle, the driver should _____.
    be able to see the rear tires of the vehicle ahead touching the pavement
  212. Defensive drivers tap their brakes to warn traffic behind before stopping.
    true
  213. never enter an intersection until you identify an open space for your vehicle on the other side of the intersection.
    true
  214. Before turning right on red, the driver must _____.
    stop.yield to pedestrians. yield to traffic approaching from the left
  215. To safely pass another vehicle, start from a position _____.
    2 secs back
  216. It is not necessary to signal before returning to your lane after passing another vehicle
    false
  217. Without headlights, an approaching vehicle may not become visible until it is within 2500 feet
    true
  218. A vehicle traveling 40 mph will take about _____ to pass another vehicle traveling 30 mph.
    13 seconds
  219. When passing another vehicle on a two lane roadway _____.
    you should not return to your lane until you can see the front of the vehicle being passed in your rear view mirror
  220. It is legal to pass a stopped school bus if there is a median between your vehicle and the bus.
    true
  221. In which of the following areas is it illegal to pass another vehicle?
    hills. curves. railroad crossings
  222. When determining a safe passing area, you must take into account the closing rate of approaching vehicles.
    true
  223. It is illegal to pass on the right of another vehicle.
    false
  224. A vehicle traveling 40 mph, is going approximately _____.
    60 feet per second
  225. An alternate route that travels around the city begins with an even number.
    true
  226. Many signs on the expressway are designed to breakaway when hit by a vehicle.
    true
  227. Non-motorized vehicles are allowed on expressways.
    false
  228. Expressways are designed so that traffic that is entering or exiting has separate lanes from faster moving traffic.
    true
  229. What is the maximum speed limit on rural expressways in Virginia?
    65
  230. Expressways move vehicles in a fast efficient way.
    true
  231. Expressways usually have how many lanes going in one direction _____.
    two or more
  232. A red X over a lane means _____.
    travel in that lane is prohibited
  233. The following is a characteristic of an expressway _____.
    a median separates opposing lanes of traffic.no cross traffic. high speed
  234. The solid yellow line on any roadway should be on the driver's left.
    true
  235. Rumble strips are installed on the edge of roads to _____.
    alert drivers who drift off the road
  236. Interstate signs are _____.
    shaped like a shield
  237. HOV lanes are marked with _____.
    diamond
  238. Interchanges take the place of intersections on expressways.
    true
  239. Limited access highways _____.
    have no traffic lights.are also known as expressways. have exits and entrances only at certain locations
  240. An interstate route with even numbers travels north/south
    false
  241. On expressways the far right lane should be used by faster moving traffic.
    false
  242. Passing on an expressway includes special challenges for the novice driver including higher speeds, passing on right and left, and vehicles and drivers on both sides moving into the same lane.
    true
  243. You should increase your following distance on an expressway _____.
    when weather conditions are bad. when following large trucks.when you are being tailgated
  244. Driving with the flow of traffic is the best way to maintain a space cushion around your vehicle.
    true
  245. A lane in which vehicles exit and enter an expressway is called a(n) _____.
    weave lane
  246. At expressway speeds, you should maintain a following distance of at least _____.
    3-4 seconds
  247. The correct procedure for changing lanes is _____.
    check traffic ahead, behind and beside you, signal, select gap, check blind spots, adjust speed, steer smoothly into lane, cancel signal
  248. When being passed on an expressway, a driver should be careful not to increase his speed.
    true
  249. If a driver mistakenly enters the wrong entrance ramp and is headed for the wrong destination he should _____.
    continue on in that direction until he comes to the next exit
  250. When exiting an expressway, it is important to _____.
    plan your exit in advance. signal any changes in position. move to the lane nearest the deceleration lane (one half of a mile before the exit
  251. The best way to be prepared for a blocked lane is to allow for an escape route to one side of your vehicle.
    true
  252. Ideally, a motorist should try to enter an expressway _____.
    at the same speed as traffic already on the expressway
  253. The correct procedure for entering an expressway is _____.
    search ahead and behind for gaps in traffic, signal, adjust speed, merge and blend with traffic
  254. Peripheral vision is affected by the speed of the vehicle.
    true
  255. You should increase your following distance when you are _____.
    driving in inclement weather,being tailgated, following a tractor-trailer
  256. It is usually OK to make a U-turn on expressways.
    False
  257. A dulled, drowsy, trance-like condition while driving is known as _____.
    highway hypnosis
  258. Increase your following distance when driving in bad weather.
    true
  259. The following should not be done on an expressway _____.
    back up
  260. Drive in the right lane on expressways to avoid conflicts with other vehicles merging onto the roadway.
    false
  261. Driving in groups of vehicles or packs is a good idea, because there is "safety in numbers".
    false
  262. One way to avoid highway hypnosis is to open your car windows.
    false
  263. If you miss an exit, you should _____.
    continue on to the next exit
  264. Construction zones usually have slower speed limits even on expressways.
    true
  265. The following may be true of driving on expressways through large cities _____.
    the speed of traffic flow may increase greatly
  266. AAA is a good source of travel information.
    true
  267. DUI refers to _____.
    drinking alcohol and driving, using prescription drugs and driving, using illegal drugs and driving
  268. About 50% of the persons arrested for DUI are _____.
    social drinkers
  269. Driving under the influence is a _____.
    traffic offense, criminal offense
  270. Zero tolerance is the law in _____.
    all states
  271. DUI-related crashes occur approximately every _____ minutes.
    23
  272. Reasons teen give for drinking alcohol include _____.
    peer pressure, to have a good time, parents drink
  273. One drink can impair your ability to be a safe driver.
    true
  274. In 2000, over 20% of the drivers between 15-20 years old who were killed in crashes were intoxicated.
    true
  275. In 1999, approximately _____ persons were arrested for DUI.
    33,000
  276. Between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m., one out of every _____ drivers is intoxicated.
    10
  277. Alcohol is _____.
    a depressant
  278. The amount of food in your stomach slows the absorption of alcohol in the body.
    true
  279. One of the first things affected by alcohol is _____.
    judgment
  280. Time is the only effective way to lower the BAC.
    true
  281. BAC is _____.
    blood alcohol concentration
  282. When you operate a motor vehicle on Virginia's roadways, you have agreed to take a chemical test for alcohol if suspected of drinking and driving _____.
    under the implied consent law
  283. Exercise helps speed up oxidation of alcohol.
    false
  284. Drinking and driving is illegal at any age
    true
  285. The body rids itself of most of the alcohol consumed through _____.
    liver
  286. Which of the following will not affect BAC?
    excercise
  287. Women do not process alcohol as well as men because _____.
    limited production of an enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase
  288. When attempting to compare alcohol beverages (beer, wine, whiskey), you must know the _____.
    size of the drink and alcohol content of the drink
  289. Drivers less than 21 with a BAC of .02 or above may lose their license _____.
    under the zero tolerance law
  290. If your BAC is .08 or more, your license will be automatically suspended for _____.
    7 days
  291. Long term use of alcohol can lead to cirrhosis of the liver.
    true
  292. Alcohol, when consumed, controls you.
    true
  293. Alcohol must be digested before entering the blood stream
    false
  294. It would take someone with a BAC of 0.05 approximately _____ to eliminate all the alcohol from the body.
    3.5 hours - 4 hours
  295. An alcoholic beverage which is 80 proof is _____.
    40% alcohol
  296. As a person's BAC goes up, his/her field of vision is reduced.
    true
  297. Which of the following can affect driving ability?
    illegal drugs, prescription drugs, over the counter drugs
  298. A teenage driver with a BAC of .08 is _____ times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than a sober teenage driver.
    40
  299. The effects of alcohol on the body are similar to the effects of _____.
    tranquilizers
  300. When driving, risk is always present.
    true
  301. When alcohol and other depressant drugs are mixed the effect will be _____.
    greater than the effect of the alcohol + the effect of the drug
  302. BAC levels as low as .03 have been show to affect _____.
    judgment,vision,ability to predict and decide
  303. Most marijuana joints contain about the same amount of the drug THC.
    false
  304. The second drug most often found in drivers involved in crashes is _____.
    marijuana
  305. You can be charged with DUI when under the influence of prescription or over the counter drugs.
    true
  306. Most medications for colds or allergies will not affect driving ability.
    false
  307. The use of marijuana often affects the driver's ability to keep the vehicle in the lane.
    true
  308. If you feel fatigued while driving, the use of a stimulant is recommended to increase your alertness.
    false
  309. When taking prescription drugs, _____.
    check with the doctor or pharmacist for side effects
  310. A drug is defined as _____.
    any substance that changes the way the body or brain works
  311. The trigger for aggressive driving is most often _____.
    traffic congestion
  312. Which of the following is NOT a good method of handling an aggressive driver?
    use you horn to alert him/her of your presence
  313. You can get a ticket in Virginia for aggressive driving.
    true
  314. The most common group of drivers who commit road rage is _____.
    18-26 year old males
  315. Cicadian rhythm fatigue is a result of _____.
    the body's natural "down time"
  316. The best remedy for driving fatigue is _____.
    rest
  317. Frequent lane changes, high speed, and tailgating are signs of aggressive driving.
    true
  318. If you see others making driving errors, you should point out the mistakes to them.
    false
  319. Young people do not need to concern themselves with fatigue and driving as their energy level is higher than older people.
    false
  320. When aggressive driving escalates to violence, it is called road rage.
    true
  321. Dirty headlights can reduce visibility up to 90%.
    True
  322. The use of cruise control can help control a vehicle in snow.
    False
  323. Overdriving your headlights means _____.
    you cannot stop in the distance illuminated by your headlights
  324. One method for reducing glare at night is _____.
    clean your windshield
  325. If a driver is blinded by the lights of an oncoming vehicle, he/she should _____.
    reduce speed, look to the right, glance briefly ahead
  326. The use of the air conditioner will help defog interior windows.
    True
  327. Virginia law requires the use of headlights whenever the windshield wipers are in use.
    True
  328. In fog, you should use _____.
    low beam lights
  329. Bridges freeze before road surfaces.
    True
  330. A wet roadway is most slippery _____.
    when the rain first begins.
  331. Approximately _____ % of our driving clues depend on vision.
    90.
  332. When driving at night with low beam headlights, the maximum safe speed is _____.
    45
  333. If you suffer from night blindness _____.
    you should not drive at night
  334. Hydroplaning _____.
    is caused by a buildup of water between the tires and road surface, results in loss of steering, results in loss of braking
  335. Dust or sand storms _____.
    can reduce visibility to 1/2 mile, strike with little warning, often damage oil and air filters
  336. When driving through water, stay close to the shoulder.
    False
  337. Hydroplaning occurs when _____.
    a film of water builds up between the road surface and the vehicles tires
  338. Before starting a vehicle in snow, check to be sure the exhaust system is clear.
    True
  339. The recommended antifreeze/water mixture is _____.
    50/50
  340. As more streets and parking lots are built, flooding problems will increase.
    True
  341. A driver can lose control of a vehicle in 6 inches of water.
    True
  342. Buffeting results from _____.
    high winds
  343. To dry wet brakes, you should _____.
    brake gently using your left foot while accelerating with your right foot
  344. Nearly _____ of all flash flood fatalities are vehicle related.
    1/2
  345. A danger of driving through deep water is _____.
    the roadbed may be washed away and your vehicle may stall.
  346. Kitty litter can help the tires gain traction on slick surfaces.
    True.
  347. Bridges and overpasses can be even more hazardous during cold weather because _____.
    these surfaces freeze before other road surfaces.
  348. When driving into a headwind, you may need to _____.
    accelerate
  349. Tire pressure increases as the tires get hot.
    True
  350. Removing the radiator cap is advisable as it will help release steam and cool an overheated engine quicker.
    True
  351. Two feet of water will carry away most vehicles.
    True

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