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1

NJ seat belt law is a ________ offense.

primary

2

Who is responsible for passengers wearing their seat belts if they are UNDER 18?

The driver.

3

What are 4 things seat belts do to improve the chances of a motorist or passenger surviving a crash?

Keep motorists/passengers from being thrown from the vehicle in a collision.
Slow down a body w/ the vehicle.
Keep a motorist/passenger from sliding on the seat.
Keep a motorist in position so he/she can control the vehicle.

4

Explain the Child Passenger Safety Law.

Children under age 8 who are less than 57 inches (4ft 9in) tall must ride in a federally approved booster seat.
Children under age 4 who weigh less than 40 pounds must ride in a federally approved front facing child passenger restrain system that is equipped a five-point harness in a rear seat of the motor vehicle.

5

List some safety points when transporting infants or children in your vehicle.

Always put infant in rear-facing child safety seat in back seat of vehicle w/ airbags.
Always make sure children under 12 years old and younger ride in backseat of vehicle.
Always make sure everyone is buckled up.

6

How do you test conventional disc and drum brakes.

Pump them gently.

7

How do you test Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)?

Applying steady pressure to the brake pedal.

8

Tire pressure should be checked often especially in _____ weather.

cold

9

Can a motorist drive with snow or ice on their vehicle? Why or why not?

No because the snow/ice could hit a pedestrian or vehicle causing injury or property damage.

10

What and where are the blind spots in your vehicle?

Areas where a motorist cannot see behind his/ her vehicle (both sides).

11

How can you check your blind spots?

Turning your head.

12

Idling is restricted to o more than ___ minutes.

3

13

For normal driving, the motorist should grip the steering wheel at ___ and ___ o'clock.

9 and 3

14

List 7 factors that affect stopping distance.

Motorist's reaction time
Weather and visibility conditions
Vehicle weight
Brake conditions
Condition and types of tires
Roadway conditions
Speed

15

A common braking mistake of many new drivers is?

Slamming the brake pedal.

16

A driver should signal ____ feet in advance of a turn.

100

17

When parking a vehicle facing downhill, the parking brake should be sent and the wheels should be turn _______ the curb.

toward

18

When parking a vehicle facing uphill, the parking brake should be sent and the wheels should be turn __________ the curb.

away from

19

Where would you most likely find Angle Parking spots?

Shopping centers, stores, schools

20

When parallel parking, the inside wheels should be no more than ___ inches from the curb.

6

21

What are the hand signals?

Stop is left hand out palm facing rear.
Right is hand out and up.
Left is straight out.