Drivers ed (Module 6)

all of the above
Limited access highways
two or more
Expressways usually have how many lanes going in one direction
all answers are correct
The following is a characteristic of an expressway
higher injury severity rates
Expressways have
alert drivers who drift off the road
Rumble strips are installed on the edge of roads to
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The interchange that allows a driver to reenter the expressway by moving across the intersection of the secondary road is
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The interchange that allows two expressways to cross with minimal disruption is
55
What is the maximum speed limit on rural expressways in North Carolina?
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HOV lanes are marked with
no cars are prohibited in that lane
A red X over a lane means
False
An interstate route with even numbers travels north/south.
True
An alternate route that travels around the city begins with an even number.
True
The solid yellow line on any roadway should be on the driver’s left.
true
Interchanges take the place of intersections on expressways.
True
Expressways are designed for low-risk high speed driving.
false
Expressways are designed so that traffic that is entering or exiting has separate lanes from faster moving traffic.
True
Many signs on the expressway are designed to break away when hit by a vehicle.
False
Non-motorized vehicles are allowed on expressways.
At the same speed as traffic already on the expressway
Ideally, a motorist should try to enter an expressway
continue on in that direction until he/she comes to the next exit
If a driver mistakenly enters the wrong entrance ramp and is headed in the wrong destination(i.e., going east when he/she wanted to go west), he/she should
read ramp signs, search ahead and behind for gaps in traffic, signal, adjust speed, merge and blend with traffic
The correct procedure for entering an expressway is
not accelerating enough
The most dangerous mistake to make when entering an expressway is
3-4 seconds
At expressway speeds, you should maintain a following distance of at least
all answers are correct
You should increase your following distance on an expressway
check traffic ahead, behind and beside you, signal, select gap, check blind spots, adjust speed, steer smoothly into lane, cancel signal
The correct procedure for changing lanes is
all answers are correct
When exiting an expressway, it is important to
weave lane
A lane in which vehicles exit and enter an expressway is called a(n)
true
Driving with the flow of traffic is the best way to maintain a space cushion around your vehicle.
false
On expressways the far right lane should be used by faster moving traffic.
true
Peripheral vision is affected by the speed of the vehicle.
true
The best way to be prepared for a blocked lane is to allow for an escape route to one side of your vehicle.
false
When being passed on an expressway, a driver should be careful not to decrease his/her speed.
true
Passing on an expressway includes special challenges for the novice driver including higher speeds, passing on right and left, and vehicles and drivers on both sides moving into the same lane.
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The following should NOT be done on an expressway
highway hypnosis
A dulled, drowsy, trance-like condition while driving is known as
– sleepy
– being tailgated
– following an SUV
You should increase your following distance when you are
traffic may slow without warning
The following may be true of driving on expressways through large cities
continue on to the next exit and turn around
If you miss an exit, you should
false
It is usually OK to make a U-turn on expressways.
false
Driving in groups of vehicles or packs is a good idea, because there is “safety in numbers”.
true
Increase your following distance when driving in bad weather.
false
Drive in the right lane on expressways to avoid conflicts with other vehicles merging onto the roadway.
true
AAA is a good source of travel information.
true
Construction zones usually have slower speed limits even on expressways.
false
It is often necessary to make quick lane changes on the expressway in order to exit.