Drive of life quiz
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How does fatigue affect driving?
Fatigue causes various physical effects, but does not impact the mental state of the driver.
In most situations, fatigue does not negatively impact driving.
Fatigue causes a slower reaction time, as well as a variety of other physical and mental effects.
Fatigue affects driving only if the driver is sleep deprived or unhealthy.
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Which of the following is the primary purpose of a seatbelt?
To reduce minor injuries in a crash.
To prevent occupant ejection from the vehicle.
To keep the driver in a good driving position.
To decrease distractions caused by children.
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Which of the following statements is the first step of the threshold braking technique in vehicles that DO NOT HAVE anti-lock brakes (ABS)?
Pump the brake pedal.
Remove your foot from the brake pedal.
Pivot your foot to the brake pedal and press firmly with your toes.
Lock-up the brake to ensure the vehicle travels predictably straight.
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Which conditions should dictate your speed while driving?
Shade, Ice, Time of Day, and Rain
Weather, Time of Day, and Number of Passengers
Shade, Ice, Rain, and Age of Vehicle
Number of Passengers, Shade, and Weather
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The driving situation in which your mind plays tricks on your body and makes you believe that you are almost stationary is called:
Natural sleep patterns
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Which of the following statements about ocular driving is correct?
To avoid a collision, you should focus on a negative goal (e.g., the object lying in the middle of the road).
Since you automatically steer in the direction that you are looking, you should always focus on a positive goal.
Drivers under stress tend to focus on a positive goal (e.g., a clear escape path next to the object lying in the middle of the road).
Hand/eye coordination does not affect driving.
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Which of the following statements is true regarding speed and the force of impact?
Speed only has an effect on the force of impact when traveling faster than 65 mph.
The force of impact is not affected by the speed at which a vehicle is traveling.
There is a direct relationship between speed and the severity of a crash.
The effect of speed on the force of impact is determined by the angle that a vehicle crashes into another object.
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Which of the following is true about the effects of alcohol?
Alcohol is a stimulant, so it causes you to be more alert.
You can speed up the sobering process by drinking black coffee.
Alcohol only has detrimental effects on driving if consumed in large quantities.
Drinking alcohol causes reduced muscle control and coordination.
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According to BSR, Inc., a respected driver training facility, what are the four primary causes of crashes?
Poor braking/steering, running red lights, improper use of eyes, and poor off-road recovery.
Tailgating, failing to yield, lane hopping, and poor off-road recovery.
Poor braking/steering, lack of skid control, improper use of eyes, and poor off-road recovery.
Poor braking/steering, failing to yield, aggressive driving, and poor off-road recovery.
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Seaman Johnson has reduced visibility while he is driving during heavy fog conditions. What should he do to ensure his safety?
Turn on his high beams
Turn on his cruise control
Turn on his parking lights
Turn on his low beams
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Which of the following alert-driving techniques has a long-term effect on fatigue?
Wearing your seatbelt and leaning forward.
Finding a safe place to stop for a brief nap.
Avoiding heavy, fatty foods.
Keeping the vehicle well-ventilated.
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Which describes the three impacts of a crash?
Driver hits brakes, vehicle hits object, and structure of body hits vehicle.
Vehicle hits object, structure of body hits vehicle, and vehicle components hit each other.
Vehicle hits object, vehicle components hit each other, structure of body hits vehicle.
Vehicle hits object, structure of body hits vehicle, and internal organs hit structure of body.
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Which of the following correctly describes the designated driver program?
This program is designed to help Marines assess and question their own drinking habits, decisions, and beliefs. It is delivered by small-unit leaders in two initial 60-minute sessions and is followed by booster sessions.
This program promotes the buddy system by encouraging people to choose one person in their group as the non-drinker for the evening.
This program is available at many bases/stations or military units in which Marines and Sailors are issued a card good for a ride home with a participating cab company.
This program consists of a class for all individuals with driving problems (e.g., DUI's, speeding tickets etc).
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Which of the following is true regarding survivor guilt, one of the repercussions of the fatal four?
It is not likely to happen to a Marine or Sailor because of their intense training.
It is a period of mourning that occurs after a traumatic event and lasts approximately two to three weeks.
It is a rare response that occurs only after someone causes a crash that results in multiple deaths.
It is a common response to a traumatic event, such as a deadly crash, in which the survivor questions why they survived while other people did not.
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How does drinking alcohol impact driving?
Alcohol does not impact driving if consumed in small amounts.
Alcohol impairs mental and physical functions.
Alcohol causes a decrease is judgement, sleepiness, and coordination.
Alcohol causes an increase in sleepiness and concentration.
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The reaction/recovery process states that the following is true regarding speed and reaction/recovery time:
The reaction/recovery process is a two-step process that is only minimally affected by speed.
The reaction/recovery process depends on the severity of the crash during the force of impact.
The reaction/recovery process is not impacted by speed when traveling at low rates of speed.
The reaction/recovery process states that the faster a vehicle is traveling, the longer it takes the driver to complete the braking process.
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Which of the following is true regarding the effects of fatigue?
Fatigue does not negatively impact driving if the driver keeps the vehicle well-ventilated.
Fatigue begins to have a negative effect on driving once a person is sleep deprived for over 24 hours.
Fatigue is not an issue during daytime driving.
A fatigued driver takes a longer time to complete the reaction process than an alert driver.
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Which of the following is a law stating that any driver under the age of 21 that is caught with alcohol in their system, even a .01 blood alcohol content, will be prosecuted?
MCO & OPNAVINST
Legal Drinking Age
UCMJ Minimum Penalties