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The first place you should look for specific guidance on how to maintain your vehicle is
A.) the internet
B.) your vehicle owner's manual
C.) the driver's side door jamb
D.) your vehicle manufacturer's website

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your vehicle owner's manual


If you're pulled over, after you park your car you should
A.) exit the vehicle immediately and walk toward the police vehicle
B.) start the car once you see the police officer exit their vehicle
C.) keep your hands on top of your steering wheel and in the officer's view
D.) check your vehicle looking for things the officer may want to see, such as your vehicle registration

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keep your hands on top of your steering wheel and in the officer's view


If you're pulled over and a police officer asks for your license and registration, you should _____.
A.) refuse to show it to them until you call your lawyer
B.) quickly and swiftly look for them in your car or pockets
C.) let the officer know where they are before you reach for them
D.) ask to see their badge first to prove they are a police officer

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let the officer know where they are before you reach for them


When being pulled over by law enforcement, the first thing you should do is
A.) get out of the car.
B.) get your registration out of the glove compartment.
C.) put your hands on the steering wheel.
D.) reach for your license.

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put your hands on the steering wheel.


When you are stopped by a law enforcement officer, which of the following should you not do?
A.) Pull to the right curb or shoulder
B.) Get clear of traffic
C.) Exit your vehicle and ask the officer why you were stopped
D.) Turn off your engine

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Exit your vehicle and ask the officer why you were stopped


When interacting with an officer that pulled you over, you should
A.) be curt and unresponsive, so they want to leave
B.) give them your full attention and be courteous
C.) stress them out by being uncooperative
D.) refuse to answer anything until your lawyer arrives

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give them your full attention and be courteous


When an officer is attempting to pull you over, what should you do?
A.) Stop immediately on the road and put on your hazard lights.
B.) Find the nearest and safest place to pull over and park your car.
C.) Wait for them to stop somewhere then pull over near where they did.
D.) Prepare for a confrontation because it might be a fake police officer

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Find the nearest and safest place to pull over and park your car.


You _______ inform an officer if you have a weapon in the vehicle.
A.) must
B.) are not required to

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are not required to


When you don't have enough room to stop, you may _______ to avoid what's in front of you.
When you don't have enough room to stop you may blank to avoid what's in front of you.
A.) speed up
B.) steer away
C.) brake

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steer away


As important as it is to plan ahead, sometimes you _____.
A.) need to throw all the rules of the road out the window
B.) can't stop things from going wrong
C.) have a higher priority than driving safely
D.) will regret haning made plans

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can't stop things from going wrong


After a car is jump started, you must unclip the jumper cable clips _____.
A.) in the reverse order you connected them
B.) as quickly as possible
C.) only after the engine has been running for 10 minutes
D.) in the same order you connected them

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in the reverse order you connected them


As vehicle technologies advance ______?
A.) The laws have to change accordingly
B.) Increases distracted driving
C.) Cars drive differently than they used to
D.) All of the above

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All of the above


Road users do NOT include _____.
A.) people in vehicles
B.) skateboarders
C.) small aircraft pilots
D.) pedestrians

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small aircraft pilots


_____ are NOT considered road users.
A.) Road maintenance crews
B.) Gas station employees
C.) Traffic police
D.) Construction workers

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Gas station employees


When manipulating your pedals, you should use your _____.
A.) right foot for both pedals
B.) right foot for the accelerator and your left foot for the brake
C.) left foot for both pedals
D.) left foot for the accelerator and your right foot for the brake

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right foot for the accelerator and your left foot for the brake


When passing, _____ only when you can see the tires of the vehicle you passed in your rearview mirror.
A.) return to your lane
B.) move into the next lane
C.) flash your headlights
D.) honk your horn

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return to your lane

EXPLANATION: If you flash your headlights when you pass a car, you may alarm or confuse that person. When passing, return to your lane only when you can see the tires of the vehicle you passed in your rearview mirror.


Which of these is NOT a good tip for passing?
A.) Make sure you are on an area of road where it is legal and safe to pass.
B.) Always drive at a safe speed at or below the speed limit.
C.) You may reduce your following distance below four seconds when passing.
D.) Make sure there is a safe gap in traffic before you change lanes.

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You may reduce your following distance below four seconds when passing.


You can leave your child unattended in the car ______.
A.) If you are only going to be gone for a few minutes
B.) Only if they are older than six-years-old
C.) As long as the windows are rolled down
D.) As long as the keys are not in the car

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Only if they are older than six-years-old


Roughly _______ children die each year due to a family member leaving them in a vehicle unattended.
ANSWER: 38

Babies should ride in child seats facing the rear until they are:
A.) able to sit in the back seat.
B.) old enough to wear seat belts.
C.) 20 pounds and 1 year old.
D.) 40 pounds and 1 year old.

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20 pounds and 1 year old.


It is illegal to leave a six year old or younger child unattended in a motor vehicle:
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

You can leave your child unattended in the car only if they are older than six-years-old.


It is illegal to leave a child age six or younger unattended in a vehicle on a hot day:
A) Even if they are secured in a child passenger restraint system.
B) If they are supervised by a person twelve years of age or older.
C) Only if the key is in the ignition

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Even if they are secured in a child passenger restraint system.


When driving through a turn or curve, you should slow down ____ you begin to turn the steering wheel.
A.) just as
B.) before
C.) after
D.) only if

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before


When driving, you should scan a minimum of_seconds ahead of you.
A.) 5
B.) 10
C.) 15
D.) 20

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10


To make a 'smooth stop', release some braking pressure 1-2 seconds before the car stops.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Your rearview mirror has a function to help reduce headlight glare at night.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


If your accelerator is stuck while driving, first ___.
A.) reach down and unstick it
B.) turn on your hazard lights
C.) punch the accelerator to dislodge it
D.) kick the accelerator to dislodge it

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punch the accelerator to dislodge it


The most common cause of a stuck accelerator is the _____.
A.) engine
B.) steering wheel
C.) brakes
D.) floor mat

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floor mat


The weight of your car will also affect its_____.
A.) priority for right-of-way
B.) top speed
C.) stopping distance
D.) reaction time

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stopping distance


The acronym LAH stands for
A.) Long Application Highway
B.) Limited Application Highway
C.) Long Access Highway
D.) Limited Access Highway

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Limited Access Highway


Which of these is NOT the same thing as a limited access highway (LAH)?
A. freeway
B. interstate
C. expressway
D. byway

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byway


Which of the following is NOT a place where you are likely to encounter a pedestrian?
A.) On a highway
B.) on the sidewalk
C.) In a crosswalk
D.) in the middle of an urban street

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On a highway


The most dangerous driving situation, and the one which produces multiple car crashes daily, is ___________ at high speeds in rush hour traffic
ANSWER: tailgating

If you need to drive during rush hour, try _____.
A.) changing lanes more often
B.) passing any vehicle that passes you
C.) staying behind police vehicles, which move faster
D.) taking an alternate route with less traffic

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taking an alternate route with less traffic


When traveling at high speeds, you should:
A.) Remain in the center lane to stay as safe as possible
B.) Focus on your rearview mirror to ensure no one will pass you
C.) Scan further ahead to give yourself enough time to stop

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Scan further ahead to give yourself enough time to stop


Which of the following can improve your car's gas mileage?
A.) Equipment racks
B.) Cargo carriers
C.) Sports team flags
D.) Car aerodynamics

Get the CORRECT Answer

Car aerodynamics

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