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Flashcards in defensive driving 16 (New Hire) Deck (22):
1

What is the 3x5 test for brakes?

You pump the brake pedal three times and hold it for 5 seconds

2

In city driving, how far ahead would a 12 to 15 second eye lead time have you scanning?

About 1 to 1½ blocks ahead

3

What is meant by a 45-degree eye scan?

Scanning the area in front of your vehicle from sidewalk to sidewalk

4

When passing or changing lanes, what should you do to check the traffic coming up behind you?

Check your rear-view mirror, do a 45-degree scan using your side-view mirrors, then do a 90-degree head check

5

What is your safety perimeter?

It’s the 360-degree safety space cushion around your vehicle

6

Complete the following formula: Space + Visibility =?

Time

7

What is the rule for determining the proper following distance?

The 3 to 4 second rule

8

For which brake type should you use a steady firm pressure when braking hard?

ABS brakes

9

What is the “Rear tire rule”?

When stopped behind a vehicle at an intersection, you should be able to see the rear tires of the front vehicle touching the ground

10

What is the most important rule to remember concerning right-of-way?

Never assume or demand the right-of-way; always be prepared to stop, if necessary

11

What is the most basic rule concerning left turns?

When stopped, keep your front wheels straight and keep foot on brake

12

When the weather turns the road conditions slick, the appropriate precaution is to:

Slow down and avoid braking in a turn or on a curve, if possible

13

the likeliest road rage drivers are

Men 35-50 years driving blue BMW's

14

what month statistically the worst month for road rage

September

15

what day is statistically the worst day for road rage

Tuesday

16

According to the NHTSA, about how many lives do seat belts save each year?

9,500

17

How large are vehicle blind spots?

Up to 8ft in front of a Truck and Up to 50ft behind a Truck

18

a green traffic signal that has been in its current state for a period of time

What is a stale green light

19

There are three factors that can contribute to skids

Spin out, Hydroplaning ,Driver over-correction

20

The least desirable and the most dangerous way to park

Angle Parking

21

The safest way to park is

Straight In Parking

22

How long is an incident investigation report maintained?

7 years

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