21 Multiple choice questions
- area of collision
- begins with the time of initial impact or contact
- is any action taken by the driver to alter the speed or direction of a vehicle or to avoid a
pedestrian, such as applying the brakes, turning the steering wheel, or moving out of the
- is the length of time between the point of possible perception and the start of the evasive action
- as soon as possible, they do not last more than a few days. EX: roadway dimensions, sight distances, grade
or slope, locations of traffic-control devices, and distances between landmark
the information for the vehicle being driven by the driver and if the
effective date includes the period in which the crash occurred. Example:
In Florida, a certificate of registration is issued with each renewal
of the registration license tag and reflects the period of one year from
the birth date of the owner or from January 1 for vehicles registered
under s. 320.08, F.S
- is the point at which the vehicles or other objects are crushed together to the greatest extent
- contact, induced, and pre-existing.
- is the point when the vehicles separate,
either naturally or artificially. Often, a second impact known as secondary contact occurs
in chain reaction collisions or when one vehicle glances off another into the path of a
third vehicle, property, or person(s).
when two objects begin to enter the same space at the same time. This
is where the first injury or damage may occur. Damage will occur when
contact is made between vehicles or objects entering the same space. Evasive action may
also occur here if no contact is made between vehicles or objects
- is when the driver becomes aware of a danger or hazard
- is the point when all activities from the
crash come to a halt.
- earliest possible time the driver could have become aware of a potential danger or hazard
before the crash. This is usually identifiable as damage which does not
fit the pattern of the crash and appears rusted, dirty, or weathered
- is the point in time when the crash
is inevitable, regardless of the evasive action taken.
damage to a vehicle resulting from the direct pressure of any object in
a collision or rollover. It usually appears as scrape marks or
striations on the
body of the vehicle, material rub-off, such as paint from the other vehicle (called paint transfer), rubber, or tree bark, or as a puncture to or imprint on a bumper, guard rail, or other fixed object
damage to a vehicle other than contact damage, often occurs as bending,
breaking, crumpling, twisting, distortion, or buckling of the vehicle
- non-moving violation as provided in
chapter 318 of the Florida Statutes.