DriveEd 4 Flashcards

Automobile
Terms Definitions
succinctly
briefness
Daytime only
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Guide Signs
provide information
Pedestrians should walk_________ traffic.
facing
a triangular sign idicates
yield
Park from a crosswalk
25 feet
orange diamond or rectangle
work area
predict
take the information you have idenified and imagine what might happen
true
one motor vehicle related fatality every 13 minutes in the US
Louisiana's Child Passenger Restraint Law requires all children under _ years of age be properly restrained.
5 years.
defroster
a heating unit that clears moisture from the inside of the front and/ or rear windows and ice from the outside surfaces
right-turn-on-red
turning right when the signal is red
Implied consent
law stating that licensed driver cannot legally rufuse to be tested for alcohol or dug use while behind the wheel or in "acualy physical control of a vehiclee
right
you should NEVER pass a tractor trailor on the _________ side
when an authorized vehicle using its sirens and flashing lights approches a veichle, the driver should pull to the right-hand edge of the roadway and wait for the emegency vechicle to pass. (T/F)
True.
traffic ticket
citations issued by authorities to drivers who violate traffic laws
turnabout
any turning maneuver by which a driver moves a vehicle to face in the opposite direction
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There were ___ million cars on the road by the 1920s.
Flashing Red Light
Stop-go when the way is clear
night time driving
low beams 350ft
high beams 500 ft
If you are arrested for drunk driving in NJ, your chances of being convicted are:
96%
Name 3 types of drug tests
blood, breath, urine
cars parking near a stop sign must park no closer than ___ feet to the sign
50
parking brake
the brake that holds the rear wheels in is used to keep a parked vehicle from moving
brought on by fatigue this can cause you to fall asleep at the wheel
"highway hypnosis"
Passing is allowed when the center line(s) are?
Broken or dashed
when city driving
look 12 seconds ahead
what is good rule of thumb-->all of the above
flashing green light
the driver is authorized to proceed into the intersection
Seat belts can save a life and improve a motorist's chances of surviving a
crash by
60%
It is a very windy day. You are driving and a dust storm blows across the freeway reducing your visibility. You should drive slower and turn on your: Interior lights Parking lights Headlights.
Headlights.
as you drive and scan your path of travel, you are searching for
critical objects
The wheels that receive the power from the engine are called
the rear wheels
lane position 3
car is positioned 3-6 inches away from edge of line to the right
make sure they see you
a key to defensive driving.... communicate... signals horns lights lane position
To obtain a license, your state will test your knowledge of
Signs, signals and markings.
You should increase the distance between your car and the vehicle ahead when you:
Are being tailgated by another driver.
20 seconds ahead
how far should you look ahead of your vehicle
to avoide a collision with a vehicle that appears will hit you in the side you should
brake or accelerate quickly
orange, steady raised palm symbol
the signal for a pedestrian to not cross the street becasue it is unsafe.
No faster than 65 mph.
You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 MPH. The traffic is traveling at 70 MPH. You may legally drive:
They keep you from getting thrown out of your car, hitting the dashboard too hard, and in control of your car.
Why are seat belts important
Posted speed limits tell you
the maximum speed at which you can drive under the best conditions.
Normally, the correct lane to make a left turn is
the lane furthest to the left
When should you use your horn?
If you are driving out of an alley
On a two lane road near a school, when a school bus is stopped and flashing red lights traffic must _______________________________.
stop in both directions
What requirements must a supervising driver for the holder of a validated GDL permit meet?
be 21 years or older, a New Jersey licensed driver, and be licensed for a minimum of three years
Stop, locate owner/operator, and give name and address. Or, leave a written notice.
What should you do if you damage an unattended vehicle
True or False: In adverse driving situation, a 4-6 second following distance is reccomended.
True: you will have enough time to react to the certain situation.
Not assume the other driver will make space for you to return to your lane.
If you plan to pass another vehicle, you should:
What should you be looking for when you check your tires as part of the outside check?
Pay attention to leaks. Look at the treads. Look at the sidewalls. Look for things embedded in each tire. Check pressure.
An important point to remember in skid control is
Do not brake, look where you want the vehicle to gom steer in the direction you want to go
True or False: You must report and accident within 10 days.
True: have to give a couple days for insurance company and police to get it ready.
True or False: You must park at least 15 feet away from a fire hydrant.
True: you only have to be 10 feet away.
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