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Interactive Quiz: Test Your Street Skills

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "traffic accidents".

Question #2: Most traffic accidents are caused by…

Incorrect. The correct answer is "drivers."

Question #3: Wearing seatbelts is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is "always necessary."

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "expect the worst."

Question #5: The principal element in defensive driving is…

Incorrect. The correct answer is "watching your speed."

Question #6: When changing lanes, you should always…

Incorrect. The correct answer is "both of the above."

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

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

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "3 seconds."

Question #9: The average driver’s reaction time is…

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

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "quadruple."

Question #11: You should slow down for a curve…

Incorrect. The correct answer is "well before entering the curve."

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "passing or following them."

Question #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."

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "90% of traffic accidents."

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "text."

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "37%."

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "alcohol use."

Question #18: Mechanics recommend that cars have oil changes…

Incorrect. The correct answer is "every 3,000 miles."

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "its tires."

Question #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."

Question #21: If your car skids, you should…

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

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

Incorrect. The correct answer is "drive more slowly."

Question #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."

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

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

Question #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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