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Smith Refresher Quiz

5 KEYS

QuestionAnswer
The lane of least resistance affords a driver: Space for maneuvering / Less potential for conflict / Improved visibility
The advantage of good eye activity as discussed in key 3 keep your eyes moving is: Both central and peripheral vision are utilized
The single largest factor in most motor vehicle collision is: Driver Error
A minimum of 6 second following distance provides: More time to make decision and react
The goal of Key 1 Aim High In Steering is to look ahead of your vehicle: A minimum of 15 seconds
The negative effect of a "fixed stare" is? Peripheral vision is diminished
Key 5 Make Sure They See You involves: Proper timing of turn signals / Seeking eye contact
Before backing you must! G.O.A.L. (Get Out And Look) Use cones!
Avoiding clusters and managing the space around your vehicle are two objectives of which Key: Key 4 - Leave yourself an out
When possible avoid backing. If you must reverse, the preferred procedure is: Straight line- sight line- blind line
The recommended speed for reversing is: Less than 1 mile per hour
Obtaining Space, Visibility, and Time are three primary goals of the Smith System: True
To calculate proper eye lead time of 15 seconds: Select a stationary object ahead of you, then count the seconds until you reach that point
Only major intersections require scanning: False
To calculate following distance: When the vehicle in front of you passes a chosen fixed object ahead, count the seconds until you reach that point
When stopped in traffic, leave a minimum of a car length of space in front of your vehicle: True
When stopped behind another vehicle at a traffic signal, it is best to proceed: A few seconds after the vehicle in front of you has begun to move
A 360 degree circle of awareness can be maintained by checking mirrors: Every 5 to 8 seconds
Created by: Patience16
 

 



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