# Ch. 3 Section 3.1 Time In The Road

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 423

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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.

• 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.

• 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