ROAD SAFETY SECTION

1. If you are taking any sort of medicine, you should -

a) Find out from your doctor or chemist whether the medicine or drug will affect your driving and act accordingly.
b) Only drive during the day after taking the medicine or drug.
c) Only drive a motor car not a heavy vehicle.


2. Before taking any drugs and then driving it is most important to -

a) Have some food in your stomach.
b) Know what the effects of the drug are.
c) Plan to have some other person with you.


3. If you are taking a drug for the first time, you should

a) Drive 10-15 km/h slower than other traffic.
b) Take less than the recommended amount, if you are going to drive.
c) Not plan on driving.


4. If you have used illegal drugs you -

a) Should drink coffee before driving.
b) May drive only in light traffic.
c) Must not drive.


5. If you are affected by a legal drug, such as a medicine (e.g. cold or allergy tablets) -

a) You may drive only in daylight hours.
b) You must not drive.
c) You must have a passenger to help you drive.


6. You want to drive your car but you have a very bad headache. A friend gives you some of their headache tablets to kill the pain. What should you do before you take these tablets?

a) Read the label and confirm they are not prescription drugs and there are no special warnings on the label.
b) Drink a large glass of milk because this reduces the adverse effects of medicines and drugs.
c) Ask your friend if the tablets have affected them.


7. If you are taking several medications and you want to drive, you should -

a) Ask your doctor if the combination of drugs will make it dangerous to drive.
b) Drive carefully around your local streets to see if you are affected.
c) Ask your passengers to let you know if you are not driving as well as you should.


8. Under good conditions, when driving behind any vehicle, at any speed, you should -

a) Stay one second behind the vehicle in front of you.
b) Drive as close to the vehicle in front as possible.
c) Stay at least three seconds behind the vehicle in front of you.


9. When driving in wet weather, your vehicle will -

a) Handle better, so you can go faster.
b) Stop in the same distance as on a dry road.
c) Take longer and further to stop, so slow down.


10. At night, if an oncoming vehicle's headlights dazzle you, you should -

a) Slow down, until your eyes recover.
b) Watch the centre line of the road.
c) Close your eyes for a short time until they recover.


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