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Interactive Quiz: Test Your Street Skills

#1 The leading cause of death for people 15 to 24 is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “traffic accidents”.

#2 Most traffic accidents are caused by…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “drivers.”

#3 Wearing seatbelts is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “always necessary.”

#4 When you see other drivers on the road, you should…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “expect the worst.”

#5 The principal element in defensive driving is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “watching your speed.”

#6 When changing lanes, you should always…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “both of the above.”

#7 If you are approaching an intersection, a yellow light means…

Incorrect. The correct answer is slow down to a stop.

#8 A good minimum “gap” to keep between your car and other cars is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “3 seconds.”

#9 The average driver’s reaction time is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “3/4 of a second.”

#10 When you accelerate to twice the speed you were going, your braking distance will…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “quadruple.”

#11 You should slow down for a curve…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “well before entering the curve.”

#12 Give trucks plenty of room, particularly when you are…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “passing or following them.”

#13 If oncoming lights are affecting your ability to see, you should…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “look at the line on the side of the road.”

#14 Among teens, distracted driving is the cause of…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “90% of traffic accidents.”

#15 Your risk of an accident increases by 23 times when you drive and…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “text.”

#16 Listening to someone talk decreases your brain’s focus on driving by…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “37%.”

#17 Nearly half of all fatal accidents are related to…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “alcohol use.”

#18 Mechanics recommend that cars have oil changes…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “every 3,000 miles.”

#19 The part of a vehicle most likely to fail is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “its tires.”

#20 When a tire blows out, you should…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “stay off the brake and accelerator and slowly steer off the road.”

#21 If your car skids, you should…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “ease off the accelerator and steer where you want to go.”

#22 When it’s raining or snowing, it’s best to…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “drive more slowly.”

#23 A driver whose car drifts off the road should…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “turn the wheel slightly and gradually pull back on the road.”

#24 On long trips, a “stretch” stop every couple of hours is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “a good way to reduce fatigue.”

#25 If you hydroplane, steer in the direction you want to go and…

Incorrect. The correct answer is “wait for your car to grip the road again.”

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