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Rivera - Drivers Ed

BTHS - Drivers Ed- Chapter 3

When must you signal before making a turn? At least 100 feet
What is the proper lane to turn into when making a left turn? The lane nearest the center in the direction you are heading
What do you do when parking a vehicle facing downhill? set the hand brake, and the vehicle's wheels should be turned toward the curb
What do you do when parking a vehicle facing uphill? set the hand brake, and the vehicle's wheels should be turned away from the curb
hand signals: stop or slowing down hand and arm downward palm facing to the rear
hand signals: right turn hand and arm upward
hand signals: left turn hand and arm straight out
Why should seatbelts and shoulder harnesses be used? keep you in the car and in place, from hitting the windshield or dashboard, in control of the car, from sliding down, from being thrown
If you wear a seat belt and shoulder harness, your chances of surviving are ____ to ____ times better. 3 to 4
What is the proper hand position for normal driving? hands are at 9 o'clock and 3 o'clock positions
What six factors determine your stopping distance? time reaction, weather and road conditions, vehicle weight, brake conditions, condition and type of tires, roadway conditions, and speed
Who is responsible for a person under 18 years old not wearing a seatbelt? the driver
What is the proper procedure for backing up straight? 12:00 steering wheel, arm on back seat, and turn head
What is the child restraint law? 1) children under 8 years or 80 pounds must ride in booster seat in rear of vehicle 2) Children under 8 years and over 80 pounds must be in rear seat and use a seat belt 3) failure could result in $50 fine and court costs
What is the procedure for steering while backing and turning? hand over hand - turn wheel in direction you want the back of the vehicle to go
Who must wear a seat belt in the car? The driver and passengers
Who is responsible for passengers under 18 not wearing a seatbelt? The driver is responsible for all passengers under 18
What is the most common type of parking on city streets? parallel parking
How much braking distance will it take a vehicle to stop on a dry surface at 60MPH? 300 ft.
What s the total braking distance at 50MPH? 243 ft.
What is the most common mistake new driver's make? braking too hard
What is the penalty for failure to remove snow or ice from a vehicle or idling for more than 3 minutes? a fine
What are blind spots? areas where a motorist cannot see behind the vehicle on both sides through the mirrors
Created by: Mrs. N. Rivera