Drivers ed (Module 6)

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all of the above
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Limited access highways
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two or more
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Expressways usually have how many lanes going in one direction
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all answers are correct
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The following is a characteristic of an expressway
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higher injury severity rates
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Expressways have
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alert drivers who drift off the road
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Rumble strips are installed on the edge of roads to
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diamond
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The interchange that allows a driver to reenter the expressway by moving across the intersection of the secondary road is
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cloverleaf
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The interchange that allows two expressways to cross with minimal disruption is
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55
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What is the maximum speed limit on rural expressways in North Carolina?
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diamond
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HOV lanes are marked with
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no cars are prohibited in that lane
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A red X over a lane means
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False
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An interstate route with even numbers travels north/south.
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True
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An alternate route that travels around the city begins with an even number.
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True
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The solid yellow line on any roadway should be on the driver’s left.
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true
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Interchanges take the place of intersections on expressways.
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True
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Expressways are designed for low-risk high speed driving.
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false
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Expressways are designed so that traffic that is entering or exiting has separate lanes from faster moving traffic.
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True
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Many signs on the expressway are designed to break away when hit by a vehicle.
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False
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Non-motorized vehicles are allowed on expressways.
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At the same speed as traffic already on the expressway
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Ideally, a motorist should try to enter an expressway
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continue on in that direction until he/she comes to the next exit
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If a driver mistakenly enters the wrong entrance ramp and is headed in the wrong destination(i.e., going east when he/she wanted to go west), he/she should
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read ramp signs, search ahead and behind for gaps in traffic, signal, adjust speed, merge and blend with traffic
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The correct procedure for entering an expressway is
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not accelerating enough
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The most dangerous mistake to make when entering an expressway is
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3-4 seconds
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At expressway speeds, you should maintain a following distance of at least
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all answers are correct
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You should increase your following distance on an expressway
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check traffic ahead, behind and beside you, signal, select gap, check blind spots, adjust speed, steer smoothly into lane, cancel signal
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The correct procedure for changing lanes is
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all answers are correct
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When exiting an expressway, it is important to
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weave lane
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A lane in which vehicles exit and enter an expressway is called a(n)
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true
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Driving with the flow of traffic is the best way to maintain a space cushion around your vehicle.
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false
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On expressways the far right lane should be used by faster moving traffic.
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true
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Peripheral vision is affected by the speed of the vehicle.
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true
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The best way to be prepared for a blocked lane is to allow for an escape route to one side of your vehicle.
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false
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When being passed on an expressway, a driver should be careful not to decrease his/her speed.
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true
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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.
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back-up
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The following should NOT be done on an expressway
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highway hypnosis
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A dulled, drowsy, trance-like condition while driving is known as
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– sleepy – being tailgated – following an SUV
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You should increase your following distance when you are
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traffic may slow without warning
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The following may be true of driving on expressways through large cities
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continue on to the next exit and turn around
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If you miss an exit, you should
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false
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It is usually OK to make a U-turn on expressways.
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false
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Driving in groups of vehicles or packs is a good idea, because there is \”safety in numbers\”.
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true
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Increase your following distance when driving in bad weather.
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false
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Drive in the right lane on expressways to avoid conflicts with other vehicles merging onto the roadway.
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true
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AAA is a good source of travel information.
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true
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Construction zones usually have slower speed limits even on expressways.
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false
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It is often necessary to make quick lane changes on the expressway in order to exit.

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