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Texas Adult Drivers Education Course: TADEC -Chapter Quiz Answers 2

# Chapter 6: Aggressive Driving and Road Rage

Question: What is the first thing that should be done when a motor vehicle starts to skid?
Answer: Take your foot off the accelerator and steer in the direction of the skid

Question: What is the purpose of the Community Safety Education Act?
Answer: It defines behavioral expectations of law enforcement and citizens

Question: If you run off the pavement, you should:
Answer: Steer straight ahead, slow down and gradually return to the pavement.

Question: Vehicle skids are most likely to be caused by:
Answer: Driving too fast on slippery roads.

Question: If you have a blowout while driving, you should:
Answer: Steer firmly, take your foot off the gas, and brake cautiously

Question: If you damage an unattended vehicle you must:
Answer: Locate the owner or leave a signed statement on the vehicle

Question: If you have an accident in which someone is injured, you should:
Answer: Carefully help anyone who might be hurt and send for skilled help as quickly as possible

Question: If you are involved in an injury accident in a city, you must immediately notify:
Answer: The local police

Question: In the video, where does the officer recommend placing your hands on the steering wheel during a traffic stop?
Answer: 10 o'clock and 2 o'clock positions

Question: In the video, what does the officer recommend you do if it's dark outside during the traffic stop?
Answer: Turn the overhead light on

Question: It is against the law for a child under what age to ride in the open bed of a truck or trailer?
Answer: 18

Question: Child passenger safety seats are required for all children under the age of:
Answer: 8 years of age and less than 4 feet, 9 inches

Question: In a passenger car or truck which of the following must use safety belts?
Answer: All passengers under 17 years of age, Front seat passengers, The driver

# Chapter 7: The Dangers and Effects of Alcohol and Drugs

Question: Even if you are not intoxicated and you are under the age of 21 and have any detectable amount of alcohol in your system while operating a motor vehicle, you may be charged with:
Answer: Driving under the influence of alcohol by a minor

Question: As a driver, if you refuse a test to determine the amount of alcohol in your body:
Answer: Your driver license may be suspended for 180 days

Question: Heavy amphetamine use:
Answer: Makes a driver less coordinated and at times more likely to be involved in an accident

Question: Marijuana use will:
Answer: Weakened abilities to concentrate, to perceive distances and speed, and to make wise decisions about driving

Question: The most a person (age 21) can be fined for a first conviction of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor with no injury involved is:
Answer: ANS: $2,000

Question: If you run over and kill someone while driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, the worst offense with which you may be charged is:
Answer: Intoxication manslaughter

Question: If a minor under the age of 21 refuses to provide a breath or blood specimen to a police officer, the minor 's driver license will be suspended for a first time refusal for:
Answer: 180 days

Question: The maximum fine for driving and drinking an alcoholic beverage is:
Answer: ANS: $500

Question: The maximum fine for a first non-driving alcohol-related offense of possession or consumption of alcohol by a minor is:
Answer: ANS: $500

Question: Alcohol affects a driver by:
Answer: Slowing down reaction and impairing perception, Interfering with concentration and dulling judgment, Emotions become unstable

Question: A person who has been drinking alcoholic beverages will usually:
Answer: Have impaired judgement and coordination

# Chapter 8: Avoiding Collisions and Managing Risks

Question: Multi-tasking while driving means:
Answer: Performing multiple functions in the vehicle at the same time

Question: If you have passengers that are infants or children, make sure:
Answer: They are fed, watered, and dry before you belt them into their seats and begin your trip

Question: Driving when tired, sick, or medicated causes:
Answer: Impairment which adds to driving risk

Question: Personal grooming is best done:
Answer: Before leaving your home

Question: The most commonly practiced and dangerous driving behavior is:
Answer: Speeding

Question: To manage risk when driving:
Answer: It is essential that you remain alert to conditions of objects that can increase levels of risk

Question: Serious injuries occur because a driver's speed:
Answer: Exceeded the vehicle's ability to provide protection

Question: The percentage of distracted drivers operating their vehicles on roadways at any given time may be as high as:
Answer: 50%

Question: The definition of a driving distraction is:
Answer: Any activity that takes your mind off your driving or your eyes off the road

Question: Serious signs that you are drowsy and should not be driving are:
Answer: Cognitive Effects Deprived of adequate rest, your mind has difficulty functioning normally, You may also experience dizziness, blurred vision or mild hallucinations, Swerving off the road.

Question: Fatigue has many of the same dangerous effects as:
Answer: Drinking alcohol

Question: Text messaging or surfing the internet on your wireless device while driving:
Answer: Takes your hands off the wheel and your eyes off the road

Question: The best advice for cell phone use is:
Answer: To not make or take calls if the car is not parked

Question: While driving, resist distractions such as:
Answer: Talking on a cell phone or text messaging, Lighting a cigarette or loading a CD, Having a conversation with your passengers

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