Ch. 3 Section 3.1 Time In The Road

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  • 1. 
    Using the "PEDESTRIAN SPEED" spreadsheet - Which is associated with the greatest increase in walking speed? 
    • A. 

      Intended crossing distance

    • B. 

      Walking with others

    • C. 

      Bad weather

    • D. 

      Crossing against the signal

  • 2. 
    Based upon acceleration research, horsepower of a vehicle is a factor that must be considered when determining the average acceleration rate of a driver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Driver acceleration is most influenced by the following:
    • A. 

      Vehicle horsepower

    • B. 

      Grade

    • C. 

      Distance of the acceleration

  • 4. 
    Happer et al (2009) showed…
    • A. 

      Drivers who fail to stop before entering an intersection follow a tighter turn

    • B. 

      Drivers who fail to stop accelerate faster

  • 5. 
    Put in order how acceleration rate changes (from slowest to fastest) at the following locations: A. exiting a fast food restaurant, B. a two-way stop controlled intersection, C. a four-way stop controlled intersection.
    • A. 

      B C A

    • B. 

      A B C

    • C. 

      C B A

    • D. 

      C A B

  • 6. 
    Put in order how AVERAGE acceleration rate will typically change (from slowest to fastest) across the following locations: A. From stopped position to slow lane at a two-way stop, B. From road edge to centerline (across two lanes at a two-way stop), C. From centerline (3 sec into acceleration) to 1/4 mile on 25 mph road.
    • A. 

      B C A

    • B. 

      A B C

    • C. 

      C B A

    • D. 

      C A B

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