BRC 104 - Traffic Crash Investigations Part 1 (410-427)

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 256

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This quiz covers all information from page 410 (ASSESSING THE SCENE) to page 427 (OBTAINING PERTINENT INFORMATION). It consists of 25 questions. 80% is a passing score. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _____ is every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or down upon a highway, excepting devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
    • A. 

      Vehicle

    • B. 

      Motor Vehicle

    • C. 

      Intersection

    • D. 

      Limited Access Facility

  • 2. 
    The main difference between a "vehicle" and a "motor vehicle" is the_______
    • A. 

      Number of wheels/tires

    • B. 

      # of passengers it can carry

    • C. 

      The type of road it can drive on

    • D. 

      The element of "self-propulsion"

  • 3. 
    Any person afoot is known as a _______
    • A. 

      Walker

    • B. 

      Pedestrian

    • C. 

      Bystander

    • D. 

      Witness

  • 4. 
    The "High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)" lane is an example of....
    • A. 

      Traffic control

    • B. 

      Private roadway

    • C. 

      Limited Access Facility

    • D. 

      Easement

  • 5. 
    Any highway designated as a state-maintained road by the Department of Transportation is known as a......
    • A. 

      State Road

    • B. 

      Highway

    • C. 

      Freeway

    • D. 

      Interstate

  • 6. 
    ____ is an injury to a person, including the driver, which consists of a physical condition that creates a substantial risk of death, serious personal disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
    • A. 

      Bodily Injury

    • B. 

      Serious Bodily Injury

    • C. 

      Fatal Injury

    • D. 

      Incapacitating Injury

  • 7. 
    An individual can have a "fatal" injury when....
    • A. 

      The individual dies on the scene

    • B. 

      The individual has one or more severed limbs

    • C. 

      The individual suffers "incapacitating brain trauma" that renders the person medically dead.

    • D. 

      The individual suffers an injury, and because of that injury, is dead within 30 days of suffering that injury.

  • 8. 
    The difference between an "incapacitating injury" and a "non-incapacitating injury" is.....
    • A. 

      The direct sustainable well-being of the individual

    • B. 

      The body parts injured

    • C. 

      The need for medical transport

    • D. 

      The severity of the injury

  • 9. 
    Taking control of a traffic crash situation and conducting the resulting investgiation quickly and effectively is known as....
    • A. 

      Traffic interdiction

    • B. 

      Crash management

    • C. 

      Taking crash control

    • D. 

      Traffic control interdiction

  • 10. 
    The first step of "crash management" is to....
    • A. 

      Assess the scene of the crash

    • B. 

      Notify EMS

    • C. 

      Obtain pertinent information

    • D. 

      Responding to the traffic crash safely

  • 11. 
    The first damange-producing event is known as the....
    • A. 

      First harmful event

    • B. 

      First element of a crash

    • C. 

      Incipient contact

    • D. 

      Area of Collision (AOC)

  • 12. 
    This can be calculated by determining the first harmful event.
    • A. 

      Minimum speed

    • B. 

      Area of Collision

    • C. 

      Drag Factor

    • D. 

      Points assessed to a driver's license

  • 13. 
    How many feet should people be kept away from a small vehicle fire if no other hazards are present?
    • A. 

      10-20 feet

    • B. 

      20-25 feet

    • C. 

      30-50 feet

    • D. 

      60-90 feet

  • 14. 
    If smoke from a fire is being blown by the wind, the best direction an officer should evacuate people is....
    • A. 

      Downwind

    • B. 

      Crosswind

    • C. 

      Upwind

    • D. 

      It doesn't matter as long as they are away from the fire.

  • 15. 
    In regards to working a traffic crash, what should officers be doing?
    • A. 

      Working facing traffic

    • B. 

      Working facing away from traffic

    • C. 

      Performing investigative purposes before administering aid

    • D. 

      Performing DUI investigations before crash investigations

  • 16. 
    True or False: If vehicles are movable after an accident, it is required by Florida law that operators of those vehicles do so
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The first step in placing warning devices is....
    • A. 

      Placing the devices

    • B. 

      Getting the devices out of an officer's patrol vehicle

    • C. 

      Lighting them

    • D. 

      Determining what type of warning devices to use

  • 18. 
    This is known as the area between the first signs of evidence of crash avoidance or damages to vehicles or property and the final resting places of vehicles, property, and debris, including the immediate surrounding area for access to the scene.
    • A. 

      Area of Collision (AOC)

    • B. 

      Scope of Incidence

    • C. 

      Extent of the Scene

    • D. 

      Crime Scene Scop

  • 19. 
    The earliest point a driver could have been aware of a potential danger or hazard is the.........
    • A. 

      Point of perception

    • B. 

      Point of possible perception

    • C. 

      Reaction time

    • D. 

      Maximum engagement

  • 20. 
    When a driver realizes a hazard through any of the five senses, it is known as....
    • A. 

      Reaction time

    • B. 

      Maximum engagement

    • C. 

      Observational reflexes

    • D. 

      Point of perception

  • 21. 
    A driver sees a tire in the road. The driver applies the brakes and makes a steering input to avoid the tire. The application of the brakes and the steering input are known as....
    • A. 

      Start of evasive action

    • B. 

      Reaction time

    • C. 

      Incipient reaction

    • D. 

      Sense-to-vehicle input

  • 22. 
    ______ is the point in time when the crash is inevitable, no matter what evasive actions the drivers may attempt
    • A. 

      Area of no reaction

    • B. 

      Reactionless time

    • C. 

      Point of no return

    • D. 

      The "Final Destination" rule

  • 23. 
    ____ occurs when two objects begin to enter the same space at the same time
    • A. 

      Impediment

    • B. 

      Encroachment

    • C. 

      Impeding

    • D. 

      Crash

  • 24. 
    When two vehicles collide, there is a point where they are together to the greatest extent. After that, the two vehicles begin to split apart. This is known as.....
    • A. 

      Maximum engagement

    • B. 

      Disengagement

    • C. 

      Minimum Engagement

    • D. 

      Final Rest

  • 25. 
    A prosecutor must be able to prove two things to obtain a conviction:1. A  crime was committed.2. The defendant committed the crime.This is known as __________
    • A. 

      Habeas Corpus

    • B. 

      Hearsay

    • C. 

      Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

    • D. 

      Corpus Delecti