Flashcards in Days 13-15 Deck (50)
If your tires fail...
Get a firm grip on the wheel, let up on the gas, and brake lightly.
What should you do if you are involved in a collision in which the airbags neglected to go off?
Get out of the car, away from the airbag location.
Two things to keep in mind when using a GPS:
It can cause distracted driving, and you may not mount it on the windshield if it interferes with view.
A collision report must be filed within...
Three things you can do to avoid a collision?
Steer (turn to avoid it), brake (stop before it), accelerate (to move out of the way).
When is a collision report required?
If there is $1,000 or more in damage to any one vehicle, or if anyone is injured or killed.
The right of way at crosswalks belongs to...
Pedestrians and bikers, whether or not the crosswalk is marked.
When riding at night, a biker must have a white headlight visible for?
500 feet on the front.
When riding at night, a biker must have a light or reflector to the rear visible for?
Can a biker be ticketed for violating the law?
Where may bicyclists ride that could be a hazard for drivers?
On the road, on the shoulder, or in a bicycle lane.
If your brakes fail, one thing to NEVER do is...
Jerk the steering wheel.
Most important driver's attributes are...
Perceptual skills, judgment, motor skills, and decision making.
Sweeping vision, especially at intersections is important because...
It allows you to see what's ahead of you.
Steps of a turn
Slow before turn, maintain speed in middle, accelerate out of it if LOS is clear.
When changing lanes, the most important thing to do is...
Checking the blind spot.
You may only pass on a...
Two lane, two way road.
The first step of a pass is...
Getting in position with 3 seconds of following distance.
Is it legal to pass if the car ahead of you is doing the speed limit?
When do you return to your lane after passing?
When you can see both of their headlights in your rearview mirror.
No passing zone sign type
Do not pass sign type
You may not pass at these locations...
Going uphill, on curves, at intersections, on overpass or tunnel, 2-lane bridge or underpass.
You may not pass within how many feet of the crest of a hill?
You may not pass within how many feet of an intersection or railroad crossing?
The best way to avoid an emergency is to...
To operate a car in Washington, you must have insurance in these amounts:
$25,000 for injury/death 1 person, $50,000 2 people, and $10,000 for property damage in any one collision.
Fine for parking in handicap spot?
Fine for not using chains if needed?