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1

When stopping for a pedestrian at a crosswalk, stop far enough back so traffic in the other can see the pedestrian..

About two to three car lengths

2

Never pass another vehicle when you are approaching a crosswalk because..

Because their is always a chance that the other vehicle is slowing or stopping for a pedestrian

3

Not all crosswalks are marked but the rules of pedestrian safety should be followed at

All intersections

4

Be considerate of visually impaired pedestrians. Some will have a.

White cane or guide dog

5

At night do not over-drive your headlights. This means you should drive so you are able to stop your vehicle within the distance you can..

Clearly see with your headlights.

6

Glance under parked vehicles ahead on both sides of the road to check for children's..

Feet, toys, and bicycle wheels

7

Motorcycle riders often travel in the..

Left portion of their lane. This helps them more visible to road users

8

When a pedestrian has entered a marked or unmarked crosswalk you must..

Yield the right of way

9

When turning left, watch for oncoming...

Motorcycles

10

Never share a lane with a..

Motorcycle rider.

11

When you are following someone riding a motorcycle allow extra..

Space between your vehicle and the motorcycle.

12

Keep adequate space between you and..

Large vehicles

13

When you are behind a large vehicle, increase your following...

Time and distance so your viewing area will be larger.

14

Never move into the space in front of a large vehicle that is approaching a..

Traffic light

15

If you are on a hill and stopping behind a large vehicle, leave extra..

Space in front of your vehicle

16

Large vehicles can spray debris, such as

Rocks onto your windshield.

17

Be cautious around a large vehicle that is..

Backing. If you are too close the driver will not see you in the rear view windows

18

Large vehicles have..

Blind spots

19

When a large vehicle is turning to the right, stay well back and..

Do not drive in the space on the right of the large vehicle.

20

If you are on a road that a large vehicle is turning onto, be aware that the operator of the vehicle may need to drive across..

The centre line, cut a corner, or use part of your lane to complete the turn. Stop back from the intersection to allow the operator the space to complete the turn

21

Some oversized vehicle loads travel in a convoy with pilot vehicles to the

Front and rear of the convoy

22

Oversized vehicle loads often travel at a..

Reduced speed

23

Never pass a log hauling truck that is turning..

Left or right off the highway

24

The extension of the logs from the rear of the truck may be as long as..

9 meters (30 feet)

25

Log hauling trucks may require all lanes of the..

Highway when turning

26

SCHOOL BUSSES are operated at...

90km/h OR LESS

27

On an undivided highway (not divided by a median) do the following:
• When you approach a school bus from either direction (from the front or the rear), and it has the alternating amber lights flashing.. You must what?

You must be ready to stop. This is a warning that the alternating red lights are going to begin flashing and the school bus is stopping to allow students to get on or off.

28

If you pass a school bus that has its alternating amber lights flashing..

Pass with caution

29

When the school bus STOPS to let students on or off, its alternating red lights start.

Flashing

30

When alternating lights begin flashing on a school bus and a stop sign extend from the left side of the bus you must come to a FULL STOP ABOUT

20 METERS (about four to five car lengths) AWAY FROM THE SCHOOL BUS!!

• YOU MUST ALSO REMAIN STOPPED UNTIL THE ALTERNATING RED LIGHTS ARE TURNED OFF AND THE STOP SIGN ON THE DRIVERS SIDE IS NO LONGER EXTENDED.

31

When on a highway DIVIDED BY A MEDIAN, when you approach a school bus FROM THE REAR and its alternating amber lights are flashing follow the same procedures as you would for a highway..

That is not divided by a median

32

When you approach a school bus FROM THE FRONT, and the school bus has its alternating amber or red lights flashing, you may..

Proceed with caution. Watch for pedestrians, remember, this is ONLY on a DIVIDED HIGHWAY.

33

On a TWO LANE UNDIVIDED HIGHWAY, both lanes must what for a school bus?

Must stop for it ON A TWO LANE UNDIVIDED HIGHWAY.

34

On a four lane UNDIVIDED HIGHWAY all four lanes must..

Stop for the school bus

35

On a highway divided by a MEDIAN, vehicles to the rear of the school bus must..

Stop.

36

When stopping in front or behind a school bus while its amber lights are flashing stop approximately..

20 meters away from the bus

37

Snow plows are equipped with.. (This tool makes them more visible)

Flashing amber and red lights.

38

Flashing amber and red means..

Snowplow ahead

39

Snow plow operators will move to the side of the road, where it is safe every..

8 to 12 kilometres to allow vehicles to pass.

40

Before passing a snowplow on a two lane highway (one lane in each direction), be sure you can..

See far enough ahead and that passing is permitted by the road markings or signs.

41

When a snowplow is approaching from the opposite direction, look ahead in your lane carefully. There may be an

Oncoming vehicle that is passing the snowplow using your lane. Be prepared to use an escape route.

42

Advanced warning signs tell you to..

Look, listen and reduce speed because you may have to stop for a train.

43

Pavement markings, such as an X and/or stop line, may be marked on the pavement at the approach to some...

Railway crossings

44

A railway crossing sign means drivers must...

Yield to all trains.

45

If there is more than one railway track, the crossing sign will show..

The number of how many tracks.

46

You must STOP when a train is visible or sounding a signal and approaching within...

500 METERS (about 5 city blocks) of the crossing.

47

A stop sign at a railway crossing requires the driver to come to a complete stop between...

5 METRES (15 feet) and 15 METRES (50 FEET) from the nearest rail. Do bot proceed until you are sure a train is not approaching.

48

What colour signals are used with railway signs?

Red light signals

49

The driver of the vehicle nearest the railway crossing must stop at least..

5 METRES BACK FROM THE NEAREST RAIL

50

Due to its weight and speed a train may take up to..

100 metres (330 feet) to stop in an emergency.

51

When driving, be aware of off highway vehicles such as..

All terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, or similar vehicles

52

If you are driving your vehicle in a funeral procession, you may follow the procession through an intersection controlled by a..

Stop sign or a red traffic control light without stopping.

53

During a funeral procession your headlights must be on? True or false

True

54

Do not pass through a funeral procession. Yield the...

Right-of-way until it has passed before proceeding.