BRC 104 - Traffic Crash Investigations Part 2 (428-448)

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 162

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This quiz covers all material from page 428 (POINT OF OCCURENCE/TAKING MEASUREMENTS) to page 448 (RETURNING THE SCENE TO NORMAL. It is 30 questions. 80% is a passing score. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are 3 types of evidence at a crash site. Which of the answer choices correctly names all of them?
    • A. 

      Skid mark, squeege mark, scuff mark

    • B. 

      Debris, skid marks, trace evidence

    • C. 

      Temporary, short-lived, permanent

    • D. 

      Natural, artificial, excavated.

  • 2. 
    The AOC is known as...
    • A. 

      Area of Circumference

    • B. 

      Area of Collision

    • C. 

      Area of Crime Scene

    • D. 

      Area of Correction

  • 3. 
    ____ is damage to a vehicle resulting rom the direct pressure of any object in a collision or rollover.
    • A. 

      Contact damage

    • B. 

      Pressure damage

    • C. 

      Damage

    • D. 

      Crash damage

  • 4. 
    A vehicle is involved in a head-on collision. Upon impact, the frame of the vehicle buckles in the center. The buckling frame is an example of_____
    • A. 

      Pressure damage

    • B. 

      Contact damage

    • C. 

      Induced damage

    • D. 

      Pre-existing damage

  • 5. 
    A _____ is a cut into the surface of the roadway where the road surface material has been removed by a metal part from the vehicle
    • A. 

      Gouge

    • B. 

      Scrape

    • C. 

      Runoff

    • D. 

      Debris

  • 6. 
    A ____ is a broad area of a hard surface covered with many scratches, striations, or streak marks made without great pressure by a sliding metal part.
    • A. 

      Gouge

    • B. 

      Scrape

    • C. 

      Cut

    • D. 

      Debris

  • 7. 
    During an accident, a vehicle's oil pan breaks and begins to leak. The oil leak that results from the breaking of the oil pan is called a......
    • A. 

      Flow

    • B. 

      Debris stripe

    • C. 

      Totaling damage result

    • D. 

      Runoff

  • 8. 
    ____ is loose material strewn about the road as the result of a traffic collision.
    • A. 

      Debris

    • B. 

      Carnage

    • C. 

      Runoff

    • D. 

      Vehicle spatter

  • 9. 
    Pieces of glass that have been on the roadway for a long time tend to be....
    • A. 

      Dissolved into particles of sand

    • B. 

      Jagged in shape

    • C. 

      Rounded in shape

    • D. 

      Rectangular in shape

  • 10. 
    The movement of vehicles during and after a collision is known as.....
    • A. 

      Vehicle dynamics

    • B. 

      Photonomics

    • C. 

      Ergonomics

    • D. 

      Vehicle optronics

  • 11. 
    ____ is a black mark left by a tire that is sliding and not free to rotate. They tend to be straight, but can be asymmetrical due to uneven braking pressure.
    • A. 

      Skid marks

    • B. 

      Squeege marks

    • C. 

      Vehicle marks

    • D. 

      Braking marks

  • 12. 
    Marks that are made during hard acceleration are....
    • A. 

      Light to dark

    • B. 

      Dark to light

    • C. 

      A constant color

    • D. 

      Have no distinct marking

  • 13. 
    Skid marks that are caused by braking are.....
    • A. 

      Light to dark

    • B. 

      Dark to light

    • C. 

      A constant color

    • D. 

      Have no distinct marking

  • 14. 
    Some skid marks have long distances between them. These are known as....
    • A. 

      Squeege marks

    • B. 

      Intermittent skid marks

    • C. 

      Skip skid marks

    • D. 

      Yaw marks

  • 15. 
    ABS scuff marks are visible......
    • A. 

      Up to 5 minutes after the crash

    • B. 

      Up to 10 minutes after the crash

    • C. 

      Up to 20 minutes after the crash

    • D. 

      Up to 30 minutes after the crash

  • 16. 
    Braking hard on a loosely packed dirt road will leave this type of mark.
    • A. 

      Trench mark

    • B. 

      Incipient skid mark

    • C. 

      Scuff mark

    • D. 

      Furrow mark

  • 17. 
    The _____ is defined as where the first injury element or driving action which describes the main or primary cause of the crash.
    • A. 

      Crash factor

    • B. 

      Collision factor

    • C. 

      Primary collision factor

    • D. 

      Incipient factor

  • 18. 
    The mark left by the most effective braking of the wheel is known as....
    • A. 

      A furrow mark

    • B. 

      An incipient skid mark

    • C. 

      A skid mark

    • D. 

      A transitory skid mark

  • 19. 
    ____ is defined as the slowest speed the vehicle could have been traveling to leave the skid marks on the roadway surface
    • A. 

      Minimum speed

    • B. 

      Minimum velocity

    • C. 

      Maximum speed

    • D. 

      Maximum velocity

  • 20. 
    ____ is the friction between a vehicle tire and the road surface.
    • A. 

      Drag mark

    • B. 

      Skid mark

    • C. 

      Drag factor

    • D. 

      Coefficient of spin

  • 21. 
    Another name for incipient or impending skid is.....
    • A. 

      Runoff

    • B. 

      Spin down

    • C. 

      Mechanical delay

    • D. 

      Coefficient of friction

  • 22. 
    When you press on the brake pedal, the time it takes from that depression to the point where the braking wheels begin to slow is known as....
    • A. 

      Spin down

    • B. 

      Drag factor

    • C. 

      Minimum speed

    • D. 

      Mechanical delay

  • 23. 
    There are 2 types of forms involved in a traffic crash investigation. They are the...
    • A. 

      Criminal and Non-criminal forms

    • B. 

      Short and Long forms

    • C. 

      Arrest and No arrest forms

    • D. 

      Misdemeanor and Felony forms

  • 24. 
    When driver's choose to exchange information ONLY, the form required is a.....
    • A. 

      Traffic collision incident form

    • B. 

      Short form

    • C. 

      Long form

    • D. 

      No arrest form

  • 25. 
    There are 3 different uses for the Short Form. Which of the following is missing?1. Florida Traffic Crash Report2. Driver Exchange of Information3. ____________
    • A. 

      Florida Uniform Traffic Crash Citation

    • B. 

      Driver Report of Traffic Crash form

    • C. 

      Reckless driving citation

    • D. 

      Supplemental Traffic Crash Addendum form