ROAD SAFETY SECTION

1. If you get sleepy while driving, out of the following, which is it best to do?

a) Stop, rest, and change drivers if possible.
b) Turn on the radio very loud.
c) Turn on the heater.


2. In wet weather when it becomes hard for you to see, you should -

a) Turn on your headlights, slow down, and double your following distance behind the vehicle in front.
b) Flash your headlights to warn other drivers.
c) Turn your headlights on high beam.


3. If you are driving and it starts to rain, you should -

a) Put your lights on high beam so you can see better.
b) Put your hazard warning lights on and increase your speed to avoid the rain.
c) Slow down using the brake gently, since rain and oil may create a slippery surface.


4. When driving on a slippery wet road, for example, one covered in early morning dew, your vehicle will -

a) Be heavier to steer.
b) Take longer and further to stop.
c) Be easier to steer and handle.


5. What should you do after driving through deep water?

a) Nothing, water will not affect the safe operation of a motor vehicle.
b) Check your brakes. If they are not working correctly and it is safe, drive slowly with one foot on the brake until they are dry.
c) If the engine has not stopped, the brakes are not affected, so keep driving.


6. Why should you avoid heavy braking on a wet road?

a) Your wheels may skid and cause a loss of control.
b) If the wheels lock up your handbrake may not work.
c) You might wet pedestrians walking along the footpath.


7. At night you should -

a) Leave a longer gap behind the vehicle in front.
b) Use your hazard warning lights when overtaking another vehicle.
c) Drive closer to the vehicle in front so they can see you better.


8. When it is very foggy during the day or night and your vehicle has no fog lights, you should -

a) Slow down and use your low beam headlights and hazard warning lights to make your vehicle seen.
b) Follow closer to other vehicles.
c) Put on your high beam lights.


9. When going on a long trip, out of the following which is the most important to do?

a) Have a good meal before driving.
b) Make sure your horn is working.
c) Get plenty of rest before starting out.


10. At night, when you approach an oncoming vehicle, you should -

a) Carefully watch the vehicle by looking directly at its headlights.
b) Not look at its headlights, but keep left and watch the left of the road.
c) Put your lights on high beam, to make your vehicle more easily seen.


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