ROAD SAFETY SECTION

1. To stay under 0.05 how many middies (285 ml glasses) of ordinary beer do the guidelines say is the maximum that you can safely drink in the first hour?

a) 1 for a woman and 2 for a man.
b) 3 for a woman and 5 for a man.
c) 5 for a woman and 3 for a man.


2. How many nips of spirits (30ml or 1 oz glasses) have about the same alcohol content as three middies (285 ml glasses) of ordinary beer?

a) 5.
b) 3.
c) 7.


3. To reduce the effect of alcohol before driving or riding you should -

a) Have a glass of water.
b) Drink black coffee.
c) Wait. The time depends on how much you have drunk.


4. Before driving a motor vehicle or riding a motor cycle it is safest -

a) Not to drink any alcohol.
b) Drink 1 nip of spirits (30 ml or 1 oz).
c) Drink 1 middy (285 ml) of light (low alcohol) beer.


5. If a driver must stay under 0.02, what is the least number of drinks that could put the driver over the limit?

a) 3 middies of light (low alcohol) beer.
b) 1 middy (285 ml glass) of ordinary beer.
c) 2 middies of ordinary beer.


6. To stay under 0.05 how many nips (30 ml or 1 oz) of spirits do the guidelines say is the maximum that you can safely drink in the first hour?

a) 3 for a man and 3 for a woman.
b) 1 for a man and 3 for a woman.
c) 2 for a man and 1 for a woman.

7. Is it an offence to refuse to take a POLICE breath test?

a) Yes - always.
b) No - if you say you haven't been drinking alcohol.
c) No - if you are a learner driver.


8. If you take medicine and then drink alcohol -

a) The alcohol will have less effect than if taken alone.
b) Your ability to react to emergencies will improve.
c) It can have a particularly bad effect on your driving ability.


9. If you are driving a bus, taxi, hire-car, heavy motor vehicle (over 13.9 tonnes Gross Vehicle Mass), or a vehicle with a dangerous load, it is an offence when the level of alcohol in your blood reaches -

a) 0.02.
b) 0.05.
c) 0.08


10. Having 1 or 2 alcoholic drinks before driving -

a) Will affect your reactions and judgement.
b) Improves your driving ability.
c) Has no effect on your driving ability.


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