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  1. 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.two-second

          

  2. Medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart conditions, or epilepsy may impair an officer's __________ skills.slowing down

          

  3. After reducing speed when traveling from a paved surface to an unpaved surface, the officer canfirmly grip the wheel and steer smoothly and steadily back onto the roadway.

          

  4. Sometimes, another driver's actions or an officer's failureif 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.

          

  5. 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 __________.at a slight angle.

          

  6. 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.at a slight angle.

          

  7. Weather hasif 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.

          

  8. What are some frequently occurring crashes? Choose all that apply.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.

          

  9. The __________ rule establishes a minimum safe following distance for all vehicles and provides space and time for the driver to react to potential hazards.performance.

          

  10. The __________ rule applies at the posted speed limit when weather and road conditions are good.two-second.

          

  11. 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.decelerate.

          

  12. Officers should avoid driving through water if the tires will be immersed __________ or more.reading the road.

          

  13. When an officer cannot avoid striking or driving over obstacles, the officer should strike it __________ (when possible) with free rolling tires.slowing down

          

  14. 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.firmly grip the wheel and steer smoothly and steadily back onto the roadway.

          

  15. 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.~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)

          

  16. Extreme wind may affect the __________ and handling of the patrol vehicle.performance.

          

  17. When applying the two-second rule,many effects on a vehicle's operation.

          

  18. Examining the surroundings for obstacles is known as __________.reading the road.

          

  19. 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.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.

          

  20. This represents the single greatest threat to safe vehicle operation.intersections