Review for Final Exam

Define the following terms:

“Blind spot”__________________________________________________________
“Orderly visual search pattern”___________________________________________
“Over driving your headlights”___________________________________________
“Degree of visibility”___________________________________________________


1- As your speed increases, your 2-3 second following distance will?
a. Decrease
b. Increase
c. Remain the same
d. Change as the weather changes.

2- A flashing red light at an intersection means that you must,
a. Stop and wait until it stops flashing
b. Make a complete stop and then proceed when the way is clear
c. Stop only if there is no cross traffic
d. Slow down

3- Depth perception involves
a. Seeing things clearly at a distance
b. Judging the time it takes to stop
c. Judging the distance between yourself and other roadway users
d. Keeping you following distance

4- Tractor trailer trucks have how many blind spots?
a. 2
b. 3
c. 4
d. 5

5- You should reduce your speed if
a. the weather is severe
b. traction is poor
c. your view is obscured by other vehicles
d. all of the above

6- How many drinks does it take to effect your driving?
a. 1 drink
b. 2 drinks
c. 3 drinks
4. When you BAC reaches .08%

7- The state law which requires you to prove that you can pay for all damages you cause in a collision is the
a. Liability protection act
b. Financial responsibility act
c. Driver negligence act
d. Personal injury protection act

8- The number one cause of teen vehicle collisions is:
a. Lack of driving experience
b. Distractions
c. Youthful age and immaturity
d. Out of license class driving

9- What is the most important part of the highway transportation system?
a. The vehicle, because we can’t go anywhere without it
b. The environment, because most collisions are caused by bad weather or poor roadway conditions.
c. The driver, because all choices and decisions are made by the driver.
d. Traffic control devices, such as lights and pavement markings.

10- Speed multiplied by the weight of your vehicle, determines what?
a. The speed limit
b. The force of impact in a collision
c. Wind residence
d. Gasoline consumption, Miles per gallon

11- The best way to keep from Hydroplaning is to:
a. Drive at a constant speed
b. Apply the brakes
c. Keep you speed down when driving through standing water
d. Not drive in adverse weather conditions

12- 78% of all crashes are caused by?
a. Distracted and inattentive driving
b. Driving while intoxicated
c. Sun glare
d. Vehicle malfunction

13. An orange or yellow diamond shaped sign is:
a. A regulation sign
b. A route sign
c. A service sign
d. A warning sign

14- A double yellow line with the line closest to you broken is
a. No passing
b. Passing is allowed only on your side
c. Passing allowed in both directions
d. Passing only allowed in daytime hours

15- Your blood alcohol concentration increases when:
a. You have your 4th drink
b. You drink “hard alcohol”
c. Your intake is higher than the rate of your body’s ability to oxidize the alcohol
d. You mix a high caffeine beverage with your alcohol.


1.  Someone who is following to close is called “Tailgating”.

2._Alcohol is a stimulant

3._The “Basic Speed Law” requires you to adjust your speed to fit the weather or road conditions.

4._“Overtaking” is a term used to describe someone who has caught up to and passed the vehicle ahead of them.

5._When driving, you should focus exclusively on the road in front of you.

6._An intersection regulated by signs and/or signals is called a “Controlled Intersection”.

7._Drivers error is the primary cause of all collisions

8._To safely maneuver a car or truck, you do not need a thorough working knowledge of all its operating devices and controls.

9._A driver who is tired, lazy or unfocused is a dangerous driver.

10._Restraint devices are designed to protect occupants during a collision.

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