19 Matching questions
- If an oncoming vehicle forces an officer off the road, the officer can potentially reduce the chances of injury by attempting to select what to hit. List the items from the least to the most dangerous.
- After reducing speed when traveling from a paved surface to an unpaved surface, the officer can
- The __________ rule applies at the posted speed limit when weather and road conditions are good.
- What are some frequently occurring crashes? Choose all that apply.
- Weather has
- When an officer cannot avoid striking or driving over obstacles, the officer should strike it __________ (when possible) with free rolling tires.
- When applying the two-second rule,
- Sometimes, another driver's actions or an officer's failure
- Extreme wind may affect the __________ and handling of the patrol vehicle.
- If two or more vehicle tires roll from a paved surface onto an unpaved surface, the officer __________ attempt to return to the paved surface by abruptly turning the steering wheel.
- Medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart conditions, or epilepsy may impair an officer's __________ skills.
- This represents the single greatest threat to safe vehicle operation.
- There are several measures that an officer can take to avoid a crash. The officer might take his or her foot off the accelerator to decrease speed, use evasive maneuvers, or apply the __________.
- Officers should avoid driving through water if the tires will be immersed __________ or more.
- Examining the surroundings for obstacles is known as __________.
- If two or more vehicle tires roll from a paved surface onto an unpaved surface, the officer should __________ and steer as straight as distance allows.
- To follow the principles of the two-second rule, an officer should watch the vehicle traveling in the __________ direction in front of the officer pass a fixed point, then count off the seconds it takes the patrol vehicle to reach the same fixed point.
- An officer can use the __________ rule at any speed to determine if he or she is a safe distance from the car in front of the officer.
- When an officer sees fluid on the road, he or she can take corrective action by __________ and trying to avoid driving over or through the hazard if possible.
- a two-second
- b two-second.
- c slowing down
- d decelerate.
- e ~soft objects( ex: bushes or small trees or fences)
~objects moving in the same direction ( including another vehicle)
~a fixed object (ex: tree or sign or parked car)
- f many effects on a vehicle's operation.
- g at a slight angle.
- h same
- i ~ head-on collision.
~accidents caused by improper backing.
- j intersections
- k firmly grip the wheel and steer smoothly and steadily back onto the roadway.
- l to recognize a hazard makes a crash unavoidable.
- m halfway
- n brakes
- o performance.
- p should not
- q reading the road.
- r if the officer makes sure his or her vehicle passes the fixed point after counting two seconds, he or she is following at a safe distance.
- s observation