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Drivers ed 1st test

Study for Driving from the Ch.1 Test A sheet

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A safe driver is responsible for passengers, other roadway users, and self.
The primary purpose of the highway transportation system (HTS) is to move people and cargo safely and efficiently
The most important element in the regulation of the highway transportation system (HTS) is the driver who obeys traffic laws
The federal government has established safety guidelines with the National Highway Safety Act
All the skilled actions a driver must take to drive a vehicle safely are called the driving task
Who decides whether drivers charged with violating traffic laws are guilty or innocent? courts
When a driver foresees where points of conflict can develop in a driving situation, which step of the IPDE Process is used? predict
Which capability is most important to safe driving? a. operating the vehicle's controls b. good hearing c. decision-making d. sense of feel c. decision-making
Which IPDE step do you use when you look ahead and locate a hazard? identify
The four steps in the IPDE Process are identify, predict, decide, execute
When you judge where a possible conflict might occur, what IPDE step are you using? predict
When you accelerate to avoid a collision, which step in the IPDE Process are you using? execute
Which of the following driver reactions is NOT that of a defensive driver? a. adjusts to changing weather and roadway conditions b. anticipates actions of other roadway users c. pays little attention to other roadway users d. tries to avoid conflict c. pay little attention to other roadway users
Protecting yourself and others while driving means you are practicing defensive driving
Driving in a low-risk way will help you to gain others' respect
Developing good attitudes toward driving leads to becoming a safe driver
Traffic tie-ups and collisions are examples of breakdowns in the highway transportation system (HTS)
The leading cause of death among young people is motor vehicle collisions
What is the most common cause of most collisions? driver error
Which transportation method involves the most deaths? a. cars and other motor vehicles b. boats c. airplanes d. trains a. cars and other motor vehicles
What is true of most collisions? a. they just happen b. they are caused by bad luck c. they usually result from several causes d. they usually have one major cause c. they usually result from several causes
Most states have laws requiring drivers to be financially responsible so drivers can pay for property damage and injuries they cause to other people
Conserving fuel is important because burning fuel affects the environment
A driver who refuses to take an alcohol test might lose his or her license under which program? implied consent
You can get a good start toward becoming a skillful driver by taking a driver-education course
Speedometer Tells you how fast the car is going
Odometer Tells you how many miles the car has traveled
Temperature Light/Gauge Identifies when the coolant becomes too hot
Oil Pressure Gauge Identifies when the oil is not circulating correctly, but does not tell the oil level.
Alternator Part of the electrical systen that is run by a belt. It keeps the battery charged.
Brake Warning Identifies a problem with the braking system.
HTS (Highway Transportation System) The three parts to this system are people, vehicles, and roadways
Horn Never use this in anger
Seat Belts This is an active restraint
Air Bags This is a passive restraint
Fuel Gauge Identifies the amount of fuel remaining.
Bicyclists Should always stay on the right side of the road with traffic
Pedestrians Should always stay on the left side of the road against traffic
Headlights Should always be turned on when it is raining
Blue light on dash Usually identifies when high beam lights are on.
Created by: Shanree