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DRIVING SAFETY QUIZ

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DRIVING SAFETY QUIZ

1.True or false?  According to the NHTSA, seatbelts reduce the risk of death    for a front-seat car occupant by about 20 percent.

2. True or false?  Some seatbelt systems use load limiters to minimize belt- inflicted injury.

3. A.  In a crash, at just 30 miles per hour (48.3 kilometers per hour), an unrestrained passenger is thrown forward with a force 30 to 60 times their body weight.

B.  In a crash, at just 30 miles per hour (48.3 kilometers per hour), an unrestrained passenger is thrown forward with a force 5 to 10 times their body weight.

C.   In a crash, at just 30 miles per hour (48.3 kilometers per hour), an unrestrained passenger is thrown forward with a force 10 to 20 times their body weight.

4. True or false?  Seatbelts and child restraints increase your chances of escaping death or serious injury in a car accident by 80 percent.

 5. True or false?  Seatbelts save about 5,000 lives per year.

 6. True or false?  According to CNN, 60 percent of drivers are distracted by eating while driving.

 7. True or false?  Some defensive driving courses are not offered online.

 8. Which of the following statements is true?

    a-  Active driving safety refers to systems in the car that protect the driver and

                passengers from injury if an accident does occur.

      b--Aggressive driving safety refers to systems in the car that protect the driver

                and passengers from injury if an accident does occur.

      c-Passive driving safety refers to systems in the car that protect the driver and

               passengers from injury if an accident does occur.

 9.True or false?  A self-parking car can fit into smaller spaces than most drivers can manage on their own.

 10.True or false?  Most people need ten or more feet to successfully parallel park their car.

 

 

DRIVING SAFETY QUIZ

ANSWERS

1 – False, According to the NHTSA, seat belts reduce the risk of death for a front-seat occupant by about 50 percent.

 2 – True.  Some seatbelt systems use load limiters to minimize belt-inflicted injury.  The basic idea of a load limiter is to release a little more belt webbing when a great deal of force is applied to the belt.

 3C – In a crash, at just 30 miles per hour (48.3 kilometers per hour), an unrestrained passenger is propelled forward with a force 30 to 60 times their body weight.

 4 – False. Seatbelts are designed to hold you in the car and spread the destructive force of the impact over the more resilient parts of your body, increasing hour chances of avoiding death or serious injury in a crash by up to 50 percent.

 5 – False. Something as simple as putting on a seatbelt could save your life in an  accident, in fact, they save about 11,000 lives per year.

  6 – True.  Drivers today aren’t only on their phones – 60 percent of drivers are also distracted by eating while driving.

  7 – True.  Some defensive driving courses are held online so that drivers can learn right at home.  Online courses feature interactive screens where users learn defensive driving techniques and take quizzes designed to test their new skills.

  8 – c  Passive driving safety refers to systems in the car that protect the driver and passengers from injury if an accident does occur.

  9 – True.  Sometimes drivers’ parallel parking skills restrict their parking space options.  A self-parking car can fit into smaller spaces than most drivers can manage on their own.

  10 – False.  Most people need about six more feet than the total length of their car to successfully parallel park, although some expert drivers can do it with less space.

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