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22 True/False questions

  1. Once set in motion, a vehicle continues tomove in a straight line unless an outside force compels it to do otherwise.

          

  2. The acceleration of an object is __________ proportional to the net force on that object and inversely proportional to the mass of the object.directly

          

  3. Vehicles __________ to road conditions.react

          

  4. Vehicles __________ to driver input.three

          

  5. Oncoming headlights/streetlights, hazards and debris, and construction areas all make for situations that call for application of the __________ rule.move in a straight line unless an outside force compels it to do otherwise.

          

  6. The higher a vehicle's center of gravity, the __________ its stability.so does its stability.

          

  7. A small car with __________ horsepower accelerates more rapidly than a large car with __________ horsepower.more/less

          

  8. Under poor road conditions or in inclement weather, officers should use the __________ rule.move in a straight line unless an outside force compels it to do otherwise.

          

  9. __________is a type of vehicular motion. It is the transfer of a vehicle's weight causing an end-to-end motion resulting in the vehicle turning 180 degrees on a horizontal plane.roll

          

  10. __________ and distribution occurs when a vehicle's speed changes and influences the vehicle's handling ability.weight transfer.

          

  11. If an officer understands the Laws of __________ from physics, then that officer can better understand the forces acting on a stopped or moving vehicle.directly

          

  12. An officer should be sure toload all equipment (in the patrol vehicle) in such a way to distribute weight evenly.

          

  13. As an officer applies the brakes,weight transfers in the direction the vehicle is travelling-forward or backward.

          

  14. __________ is a type of vehicular motion which occurs during acceleration or braking. It causes the transfer of a vehicle's weight from front to rear or rear to front.roll

          

  15. __________ affects the degree of pitch, roll, and yaw that a vehicle experiences.move in a straight line unless an outside force compels it to do otherwise.

          

  16. __________ is a type of vehicular motion which occurs when turning. This shifts the vehicle's weight from side to side.pitch

          

  17. Vehicles __________ to natural forces.three

          

  18. Officers should use the __________ rule when traveling in inclement weather, fog, or smoke.four-second

          

  19. There are __________ types of vehicular motion.react

          

  20. As a vehicle's tracking width decreases,so does its stability.

          

  21. Traveling at higher than normal rates of speed, driving during emergency responses, or traveling with other responding units require the __________ rule.three

          

  22. Most law enforcement vehicles rest on four, __________-inch squares (known as the tire contact patch).react