DKT Test (Defensive Driving) #2

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Allow a space between your car and the vehicle you're following. In ideal circumstances, the distance should be:

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Explanation:
In an emergency circumstance, three seconds is a safe distance that allows you to respond and halt. They will recommend 2 seconds if you live in Queensland or Western Australia.

If it starts to rain while you're driving, you should ______.

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Explanation:
When braking, be especially cautious because oil and rain make the road extremely slick. Slow down to give yourself enough time to respond, as well as to ensure safe cornering and stopping.

You set out on a long journey to visit some friends. After a while, you begin to feel exhausted. So, what are your options?

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Explanation:
Taking a break will help you drive more refreshed.

You're late for an appointment because you're driving an elderly relative. They ask you to hurry up so that you can there on time. You ought to:

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Explanation:
You are solely responsible for your own driving, including following all traffic laws and driving safely.

It is better to ______ if you become sleepy while driving.

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Explanation:
The effects of turning up the radio and opening the windows on weariness are insignificant. The best answer is to stop and relax till you are not fatigued, or to switch drivers.

Which mindset is most likely to make you a safer driver?

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Explanation:
You are responsible for your own safety as well as the safety of others as a result of your driving.

When driving on a slick wet road, such as one soaked in dew in the early morning, your car will:

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Explanation:
Because the road has less friction when wet, you should allow for longer stopping distances.

When pulling off the kerb, what is the best strategy to prevent hitting other vehicles, people, or animals?

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Explanation:
You can notice objects that are in your blind spot by looking over your shoulder.

Many people have accidents in their first few years behind the wheel. What is the greatest way to learn to drive without wrecking on your own?

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Explanation:
Practice on familiar roads in daylight and light traffic to hone your skills. Once you've gained confidence in your driving abilities, move on to heavier traffic and new roads.

While driving, if one of your tires blows out, you should:

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Explanation:
Hold the steering wheel firmly and keep the car traveling straight ahead if a tire blows out while you are driving. As soon as you have full control, ease off the gas pedal and wait to apply the brakes. When the vehicle is in control, gently apply the brakes and pull off the road to the nearest safe area.

It is a good idea to avoid road rage by:

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Explanation:
It is a good idea to plan ahead and leave additional time for unforeseen things to go wrong on your trip in order to prevent road rage. If you are stuck in traffic, take a moment to unwind and listen to your favorite music. Always practice safe driving.

It is essential to pay attention to motorcycles because:

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Explanation:
Motorcycles are less visible and smaller than cars. They are conveniently concealed in a car's blind area due to their size. Always be aware and especially cautious while close to a biker because it can be challenging to determine your distance from one and how quickly one is travelling.

What should you do if your accelerator suddenly stops working while driving?

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Explanation:
Keep your attention on the road if your accelerator sticks while you are driving. Put the car in neutral quickly, then squeeze the brake pedal steadily. When it is secure to do so, pull over and turn off the engine.

When is it permissible for drivers to leave their car alone with the engine running?

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Explanation:
Any driver who leaves their car running while they are not there must turn off the engine, lock the ignition, take the key out of the ignition, and set the brake. However, if a motorist uses a remote starter or another similar device to remotely start the engine without turning the key, these criteria do not apply to them.

Before switching the ignition key, you must:

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Explanation:
Establish a procedure for getting in and out of your automobile. Before starting the engine, fasten your seatbelt and make sure all other passengers are doing the same.

Other drivers and highway users must account for the following when traveling close to large trucks:

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Explanation:
Other drivers and highway users must account for the larger stopping distances needed by heavy trucks when driving close to them. Drivers of smaller cars should stay in areas where the driver of the large vehicle can see them and where the vehicle is not blocking their view of oncoming traffic.

You should do the following at night or on overcast days:

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Explanation:
You must switch on your headlights at nightfall and on cloudy days. When you are 500 feet or closer from a vehicle you are following or when it is within 1,000 feet of you, turn your lights to the low beam position. Always utilize your low beams when driving in inclement weather.

Which of the following frequently causes in traffic accidents?

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Explanation:
One of the main factors causing auto accidents is driving too quickly for the road conditions. Drivers who are not paying attention to their surroundings run into other automobiles. The majority of rear-end collisions are brought on by drivers who follow other cars too closely.

Your car's accelerator sticks open as you're traveling down a busy roadway. You must:

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Explanation:
If the accelerator on your car sticks open, it will keep moving forward or speed up even if you take your foot off the gas pedal. With caution, turn off the ignition so that the steering wheel locking mechanism is not activated and only the engine is stopped. Put your brakes on, then leave the road and go somewhere safe.

When driving on a road with a median strip, you should:

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Explanation:
The correct answer is A. This is because driving on the left of the median strip helps to separate the traffic flow and reduce the risk of head-on collisions. Crossing the median strip is only allowed when there is a break or opening in it, and you must give way to any traffic on your right. Driving on the right of the median strip is illegal and dangerous unless you are turning right or performing a U-turn.

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