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Low beam headlights usually illuminate the roadway ahead

100 to 150 feet ahead

1

Why is 40-45 mph considered the maximum safe speed to to ravel at night when using low beam headlights

You should be able to stop in the distance that is illuminated

2

If you cannot stop in the distance your headlights you are ____ your headlights

Overdriving

3

How does the BGE mirror setting reduce glare?

The lights will be reflected away from you

4

What lights should be used in dog?

Low beam

5

Where is the safest place to stop on an express way with heavy dog?

Pull close to guardrail and backup

6

Name ways to estimate the depth of water on a roadway

Compare it to how tall a curb, sign, etc is

7

How do you dry the brakes?

Put your foot on the gas and the brake at the same time

8

What maintenance services should you perform on a vehicle after driving through a dusty or sandy area?

Change oil and air filter

9

A safety belt should fit snugly across the ____ and ___

Chest and pelvis/hips

10

All children younger than __ are required to be in a car seat

8

11

An airbag deploys at speeds up to ___ mph

200

12

How do these help minimize road crashes?
Rumble strips
Crash extenuator
Guard tail with shock absorbers

Keep you from drifting
Filled with sand to reduce impact of crash
Reduce impact of crash

13

Define traction

Grip between road and tired

14

List 10 road conditions that can result in lost or traction

Ice
Snow
Rain
Mud
Wet leaves
Travel
Sand
Pot holes
Negatively banked curbs
Uneven road surfaces

15

Why is traction reduced in the first 15 minutes after it starts raining?

All the rubber and oil mix with the rain and the road becomes slippery