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Driving Improvement

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Every 30,000 miles, __________.
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service the automatic transmission
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Evaluate weather conditions, the condition of your vehicle and other risk factors, including_________, every time you drive.
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your own well being
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About one out of every ten drivers _________.
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is involved in a crash each year
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_________, the roadway, and your vehicle are all categories associated with risk that you should assess before you get behind the wheel.
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The driver
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_________is the temporary removal of your privilege to drive.
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Suspension
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It is illegal to drive in the United States without __________.
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having liability insurance for your vehicle
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Slowing down or “rolling through” a STOP sign is________.
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against the law
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In order to be issued a Virginia Driver’s License, __________ is an acceptable proof of identity.
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birth certificate
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When you drive, ______.
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risk is always present
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In the U.S., nearly ________ million people were injured and over 37,000 people were killed in traffic collisions in 2008.
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3
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Because the actions of other road users are __________, you can lower your risk if you adequately communicate to those around you. Always signal your intention to change lanes or turn.
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unpredictable
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When driving at night and you encounter curves, what do you have to remember?
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Your headlights point straight ahead, not into the curve.
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A __________ headlight lens can cut the amount of light it emits by 90%.
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dirty
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Our natural tendency is to concentrate on what is going on ahead of where we are going, so you need to check your mirrors__________.
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whenever you change speed or position
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You should search a minimum of__________seconds ahead of your vehicle to avoid obstacles in your path.
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30
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At intersections, look to the _____ first.
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left
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Create a following distance greater than 3 seconds ahead when __________.
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a driver behind you is trying to pass
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If a driver in front stops suddenly and a collision occurs it is the “fault” of _____.
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the driver behind
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The__________becomes critical if you are in a situation where you may be struck from the rear.
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identification of an alternate path
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Rear-end crashes are the most common type of collisions because ______ .
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drivers follow too closely behind the vehicle ahead
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When you adjust the driver’s side mirror, you want to be able to see_______.
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the rearmost left corner of the vehicle
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Stimulants can generate a__________.
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false sense of well-being
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On average in the U.S., one friend, parent or family member dies every__________minutes in alcohol related crashes.
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45
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Depending on your BAC, possible penalties for driving under the influence include:
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all of these are correct
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Most state vehicle codes state that you shall not drive after taking a substance that __________.
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alters the central nervous system
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About__________in every ten Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some time in their life.
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3
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Alcohol is metabolized by the_________.
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liver
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Cold medicines can_______.
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have side effects that slow ability to think and react quickly
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The effects of alcohol are________.
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unpredictable
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If you notice someone driving erratically behind you, you should __________.
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let him or her pass you and position your vehicle with plenty of space behind the bad driver
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Which of the following beverages contains the most alcohol?
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all of these contain the same amount of alcohol
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Other drivers depend on you to be rational and________.
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predictable
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Microsleeps last __________ seconds.
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4-5
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Some people, when they are caught in a situation where they have no control can become frustrated, which can lead to______.
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aggression
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Most drivers make__________driving errors for every 20 decisions they make while driving.
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2
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When you detect your emotions beginning to dominate your judgment and actions while driving, you should practice_______.
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self regulation
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If you have to drive on a long trip, get plenty of rest before you leave and plan on stopping every ____ hours.
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2
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It is not safe to drive if you stay awake during_____.
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your natural sleep time
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Windshields are required for all of these vehicles EXCEPT:
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Motorcycles
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During each mile you drive, up to__________events you need to interpret can occur.
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200
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You are impaired when your ability to operate a vehicle is ______.
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limited or hampered
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You may not follow a fire response vehicle at a distance closer than __________.
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500 ft
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Use your _________to communicate to other drivers that you are in trouble, there is trouble ahead, or when you are moving very slowly.
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emergency hazard lights
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If you are approaching a controlled intersection with multiple turn lanes and you would like to change lanes, you should do ALL of the following EXCEPT:
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Get into the lane as fast as possible.
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Bicyclists often create unsafe situations by riding ________ for the traffic environment and weather conditions
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excessive speeds
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A funeral procession has the right-of-way at intersections, unless __________.
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the right-of-way is required by an emergency vehicle giving an auditory signal
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When approaching or being approached by an emergency vehicle with its siren and/or lights on, __________.
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all traffic, in either direction, must slow down, pull to the right of the road, and stop until the emergency vehicle passes
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Step vans (delivery trucks) and 15-passenger vans __________.
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have poor rearward vision
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If you do not have __________, always drive with your low-beam headlights on.
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daytime running lights
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Flashing red and yellow lights control some intersections during times when there is __________traffic flow.
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low
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The use of turn signals and your __________ are the methods of communicating to other road users that are used most often.
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brake lights
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When changing lanes on an expressway, signal your intentions and _________.
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do not anticipate other drivers will open a gap for you to enter
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Many head-on collisions occur on two-lane roads when passing because drivers______.
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misjudge the closure rate of oncoming traffic
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Wet roads result in___________.
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poor traction
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As you enter the deceleration lane or the exit ramp, slow down and_____________.
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maintain a safe cushion of space ahead and behind your vehicle
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Urban driving often involves limited _____ which often obstructs advance warning of traffic obstacles.
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visibility
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One of the most important tasks to complete if you are going to drive in the rain, slush and mud is to_________.
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check your tire inflation and tread depth
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When passing around a rotary traffic island, you must
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only drive to the right of the rotary traffic island
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On the expressway, maintain a 3-4 second following distance. If the road is slippery or wet, adjust your distance to _________.
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6-8 secs
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One-way streets have identifying features including __________.
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cars going one way, signs,
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In Virginia, it is illegal to drive on the left side of the road for passing purposes when __________.
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approaching within 100 feet of an intersection or railroad crossing
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Many collisions become more serious when drivers __________.
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panic
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If you experience a blow out in one of your front tires, your vehicle will __________.
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pull hard toward the deflated tire
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Place or secure large items and loose objects in the __________ for safety and to deter theft.
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trunk
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To regain control of a vehicle in a skid, __________.
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make smooth steering corrections
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Motor vehicle crashes are the number ______ cause of death for people ages 2 to 33.
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1
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The proper use of safety equipment in your vehicle has the potential to ________.
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reduce injury
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When your car is equipped with ABS and you need to brake, you should do which of the following?
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Continue to apply the same level of pressure until the vehicle comes to a stop.
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If the oil pressure light illuminates while you are driving, you should_______.
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pull off the road as soon as possible
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If you are in an emergency and there is no space to the side to steer out of the way of a crash, ___________.
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use controlled braking
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You may not operate a vehicle unless all child passengers __________ are either wearing a safety belt assembly or are securely fastened into an approved child restraint device.
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8-17 yo
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Before you have work done on your vehicle,________.
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get a detailed estimate that includes the service, the parts, and the labor costs
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After you start your vehicle, and as you begin to drive, always check your______.
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brakes
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One driving technique that could increase your fuel economy is to_______.
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: avoid unnecessary idling
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Prior to any trip it is important to do all of these EXCEPT:
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Check the upholstery
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If parts are replaced when you have work done on your vehicle, __________.
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ask to see the old ones
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For specific guidelines on your vehicle’s maintenance, make sure to ___________.
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reference your owner’s manual
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The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards are written in terms of__________safety performance requirements for motor vehicles.
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minimum
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__________transport a pet in the bed of an open pickup truck.
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never
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Every 15,000 miles, _______.
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check the automatic transmission fluid