Drivers Ed Final Exam Flashcards

Terms Definitions
slow down
Yellow signs
Warning signs
General warning signs are
3 blindspots
An eighteen wheeler has
Pedestrian/School Crossing sign
yellow, five sides
solid white line:
pavement edge line
traffic moves in a _____-_____ direction in a rotary
knowledge vision road
KVR test stands for__________________.
orange and red triangle
Slow moving vehicle
to operate the engine without engaging the gears or applying pressure on the accelerator
The holder of a Provisional Driver License, under 21 years of age, is permitted to have how many non-household members in the car?
percent of brain power decreases when a driver listens to someone talk
sun glare
when a driver is experiencing ______________ they should hold the wheel firmly, slow down, and look at road markings.
Never put more than____person in one belt.
Carbon monoxide...
prevents the blood from carrying oxygen to the tissues of the body, including the brain and heart
Safety Zone
area officially set aside within a highway for exclusive use of pedestrians and so marked.
the person who arrives first or the one on the right has the right of way
Safe cooridor
part of rt. 73, fines will double
What is the minimum space drivers should allow when passing a cyclist?
3 ft
controlled intersection
intersection that has lights or signs to tell you what to do
What is the color of your backing lights?
When starting or parking on a hill, use emergency brake to prevent car from moving backward.
head restraint
a safety device attached to the back of the seat that is designed to prevent injury to the head and neck
To be collision-free.
The goal of the automated highway system.
how much is the fine for throwing a dangerous object from your vehicle onto the road way?
What time of day is the problem of animals on the roadway particularly serious?
less than ideal conditions
4-5 seconds of following distance in
How fast can you legally ride a moped?
30 mph
yield sign means
wait until roadway clear of traffic before proceeding
intended path of travel is
the space your vehicel will occupy
How far from a school bus must you stop if the red light is flashing
25 feet
46.Which lane should you turn into?
The lane closest to you
Way to move the turn-signal lever if you wanted to make a right turn?
push lever up
The extra pedal in a vehicle with a manual transmission is called a
Clutch pedal.
driving with learner's permit
must have someone over 21 with at least a year's worth of driving experience and the driver is responsible
38.When are you eighty percent more likely to get in an accident?
When you're in a hurry
NJ Seat Belt Law
Police officer can stop a motorist for not obeying the seat belt law.
U-turns in residential districts are legal:
when there are no other vehicles around
Total Stopping Distance
- the distance to bring a vehicle to a complete stop from the time a perception until the wheels actually stop rolling
-perception- seeing- 3/4 sec - 81 ft.
-Response time- reaction- 3/4 sec, - 70 ft.
-Braking distance- ft to stop- per sec (at 60 mph you will travel about 155 ft)
TSD- 306 ft.
Always obey the traffic officer.
How should you react when a traffic officer tells you to do something which is ordinarily considered to be against the law
When a blowout occurs what is the first thing to do?
gain control of your vehicle.
The friction point is
the point where, as you let up on the clutch pedal, the trnamission and engine engage
Keep at least two seconds away.
When following another car, what is a good rule to determine the distance at which you should follow behind?
What are the three parts of the highway transportation system, and what is its purpose?
people, vehicles, and roadways; move people and cargo from one place to another in a safe, efficient, and economical manner
The first thing to do in the event of brake failure is to
pump the brake pedal rapidly
1 of 10 drivers are DUI
between 10 pm and 2 am it is estimated
When you are merging onto the freeway, you should be driving:
A. At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.
B. 5 to 10 MPH slower than the traffic on the freeway.
C. The posted speed limit for traffic on the freeway.
A. At or near the same speed as the traffic on the freeway.
when you come to a railroad crossing
STOP, if stuck on tracks get out and run to side of train
When merging onto a freeway you should
be driving at or near the same speed as the expressway traffic
A person may operate a moped with what type of licenses?
Classe License A moped lic, B- Basic drivers Lic , C - Motorcycle license.
Passing a car on left when should you return to the right lane?
When you can see their headlights in your rearview mirror
The two way road you are driving on has a lane marked as shown in the picture. This lane is used:
To begin or end left turns or start a permitted U turn.
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