Responsible Driving

Chapter 10: Intersections


Select the phrase that best completes each sentence below. Write the letter of the answer you have chosen to the left of each statement.

At a railroad crossing, stop (pg. 214)
A)15 feet or closer to the crossing.
B)no closer than 10 feet from the crossing.
C)no closer than 15 feet from the crossing.
D)anywhere as long as it is before the crossing.
At an intersection with a four-way stop sign, drivers should (pg. 212)
A)proceed immediately after they stop.
B)lightly tap on their horn before driving away.
C)proceed in the order in which they reached the intersection.
D)wait 3 seconds before leaving the intersection.
If you come to a railroad crossing with warning lights flashing, (pg. 213)
A)do not attempt to cross.
B)cross quickly after you have checked both directions.
C)cross slowly after you have checked both directions.
D)cross only after you have gotten out of your vehicle to see whether or not a train is really coming.
Of all the collisions between vehicles and pedestrians, most (pg. 218)
A)occur in urban areas.
B)occur in rural areas.
C)occur near playgrounds.
D)result in a fatality.
When turning left at an intersection that allows two lanes to turn left, (pg. 219)
A)turn into the lane corresponding to the one you left.
B)turn into the next lane.
C)it does not matter what lane you turn into.
D)you don't need to signal.
When driving in an area with pedestrians, drivers (pg. 219)
A)should ignore pedestrians.
B)have the right-of-way.
C)may go faster than posted speed limits.
D)must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians in a crosswalk.
Interchange designs include (pg. 221)
B)the diamond interchange.
C)two-way lane highway.
D)a T-intersection.
A roundabout allows traffic to move in _____ direction(s) at a slow, safer pace. (pg. 215)
When turning left at an intersection without a left turn arrow, yield (pg. 219)
A)to approaching traffic and to pedestrians in the intersection.
B)just to traffic on the right.
C)just to traffic on the right.
D)only to emergency vehicles.
From a stop, you need about a ___________ gap to cross a typical intersection for maximum safety. (pg. 211)
A)3 second
B)10 second
C)6 second
D)8 second
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