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1. You are involved in an accident and there is an injury. You must make a written report (SR1) to who?

The CHP.
The DMV.
Your insurance company.

2. You just rear-ended the car ahead of you. You were probably ........

Weaving in and out of traffic.
Following too closely.
Looking in your rear view mirror too much.

3. Accidents usually happen ......

On multi-lane freeways.
When one driver is going faster or slower than other drivers.
On bridges and overpasses.

4. How far ahead of your vehicle should you scan to avoid hazards?

6-8 seconds.
10-15 seconds.
200 feet.

5. Which of the following could best contribute to improved traffic flow?

Avoid rubber-necking at accidents, or traffic stopped at the side of the road.
Raising the speed limit so that people can drive faster and get places quicker.
Eliminate having a space cushion around your vehicle.

6. You have injured someone in an auto accident. Who must complete the accident report form?

The police officer that arrives at the scene of the accident.
Your automobile club.

7. In an accident, what is the most important safety feature of your car?

Crumple zones.

8. When driving in fog what are the best lights to use?

Fog lights.
Low beam headlights.
Parking lights.

9. You must turn your headlights on _______ minutes after sunset and leave them on until ______ minutes before sunrise.


10. If your vehicle is going to be hit from behind, you should ......

Be ready to brake after the impact.
Hold down the brake pedal.
Shift to neutral and turn off the ignition.