Defensive Driving Course For Kbg

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Defensive Driving Course For Kbg - Quiz

This training is for anyone driving a company owned vehicle while working with Kiewit Building Group.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    If your drivers license is revoked, you must (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Notify the District Equipment Manager

    • B.

      Relinquish your company vehicle

    • C.

      Borrow another vehicle

    • D.

      Drive your vehicle on the job site only

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Notify the District Equipment Manager
    B. Relinquish your company vehicle
    Explanation
    If your driver's license is revoked, it is important to notify the District Equipment Manager because they need to be aware of your situation and take appropriate actions. Additionally, you must relinquish your company vehicle as you are no longer legally allowed to drive it. Borrowing another vehicle is not a valid option as your license is revoked, and driving your vehicle on the job site only is also not allowed as you are not legally permitted to drive at all.

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  • 2. 

    My company truck or vehicle should have the following items. (check all that apply)

    • A.

      On the Spot Report

    • B.

      Camera

    • C.

      Fire Extinguisher

    • D.

      First Aid kit

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. On the Spot Report
    B. Camera
    C. Fire Extinguisher
    D. First Aid kit
    Explanation
    The company truck or vehicle should have an On the Spot Report, Camera, Fire Extinguisher, and First Aid kit. An On the Spot Report is important for documenting any incidents or accidents that occur while using the vehicle. A camera can be useful for capturing evidence or recording any incidents that may happen on the road. A fire extinguisher is necessary in case of a fire emergency. A First Aid kit is essential for providing immediate medical assistance in case of injuries or accidents.

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  • 3. 

    What size truck requires the use of chocks? (check all that apply)

    • A.

      1/2 ton pickup

    • B.

      3/4 ton pickup

    • C.

      1 ton or higher truck

    • D.

      03 Series vehicles

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. 1 ton or higher truck
    D. 03 Series vehicles
    Explanation
    Chocks are used to prevent vehicles from rolling or moving when parked. In this case, a 1 ton or higher truck and 03 Series vehicles require the use of chocks. These types of trucks are generally larger and heavier, making it necessary to use chocks to ensure they stay in place and do not pose a safety risk.

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  • 4. 

    If I am moving my vehicle to a new parking space ten feet away, I do not need to wear a seat belt.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because regardless of the distance you are moving your vehicle, it is always important to wear a seat belt for your safety. Accidents can happen at any time, even during short distances, and wearing a seat belt can help prevent serious injuries or fatalities in case of a collision or sudden stop. It is crucial to prioritize safety and follow proper safety measures while driving, regardless of the distance traveled.

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  • 5. 

    When backing up my vehicle on a project, I shouldn't back up without visually clearing the area behind the vehicle first.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When operating a vehicle, it is important to prioritize safety. By visually clearing the area behind the vehicle before backing up, the driver can ensure that there are no obstacles or pedestrians in their path. This practice helps to prevent accidents and potential damage to the vehicle or surrounding property. Therefore, it is necessary to visually clear the area behind the vehicle before backing up, making the answer "True" correct.

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  • 6. 

    In very poor driving conditions, I should use the _____ second rule.

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      9

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    In very poor conditions you should triple the 3 second rule.

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  • 7. 

    My stopping distance on wet pavement, going 50 mph is ____ feet.

    • A.

      150

    • B.

      200

    • C.

      250

    • D.

      300

    Correct Answer
    D. 300
    Explanation
    The stopping distance on wet pavement increases due to reduced traction. When driving at 50 mph, it takes longer to bring the vehicle to a complete stop. The correct answer of 300 feet indicates that it would take approximately 300 feet to stop the vehicle completely under these conditions.

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  • 8. 

    To limit distractions (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Never text while driving

    • B.

      Limit phone calls to very necessary ones and use a hands free device

    • C.

      Know your route ahead of time

    • D.

      Focus 100% on your driving

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Never text while driving
    B. Limit phone calls to very necessary ones and use a hands free device
    C. Know your route ahead of time
    D. Focus 100% on your driving
    Explanation
    The answer includes all the options provided in the question. It states that to limit distractions while driving, one should never text while driving, limit phone calls to necessary ones and use a hands-free device, know the route ahead of time, and focus 100% on driving. By following these practices, drivers can minimize distractions and ensure their full attention is on the road.

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  • 9. 

    What should I do in the event of an incident? (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Move to a safe spot on the side of the road

    • B.

      Check yourself and others for injury

    • C.

      Call 911!

    • D.

      Exchange insurance and driver information

    • E.

      Call the District Safety Manager

    • F.

      Take a lot of photos

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Move to a safe spot on the side of the road
    B. Check yourself and others for injury
    C. Call 911!
    D. Exchange insurance and driver information
    E. Call the District Safety Manager
    F. Take a lot of photos
    Explanation
    In the event of an incident, it is important to prioritize safety by moving to a safe spot on the side of the road. After ensuring personal safety, it is necessary to check oneself and others for any injuries. Calling 911 is crucial to report the incident and seek immediate assistance if needed. It is also important to exchange insurance and driver information with the other party involved. Additionally, contacting the District Safety Manager is important to report the incident and follow any necessary procedures. Taking photos can also be helpful for documenting the scene and providing evidence if required.

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  • 10. 

    If you are at fault in a motor vehicle incident, you must (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Take a drug test

    • B.

      Lose your driving privileges for a minimum of one (1) month

    • C.

      Take a third party, online defensive driving course

    • D.

      Submit a written plan to keep from having another incident

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Take a drug test
    B. Lose your driving privileges for a minimum of one (1) month
    C. Take a third party, online defensive driving course
    Explanation
    If you are at fault in a motor vehicle incident, you must take a drug test to ensure that you were not under the influence of any substances while driving. Additionally, you will lose your driving privileges for a minimum of one month as a consequence of your actions. To prevent future incidents, it is necessary to take a third party, online defensive driving course to improve your driving skills and awareness. Finally, submitting a written plan to avoid having another incident shows your commitment to being a responsible and cautious driver.

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  • 11. 

    If you must pass on a two lane highway, consider if you really need to pass and if you must, consider? (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Visually clear the road ahead and behind

    • B.

      Make sure you have 100 yards clear road ahead to pass without interfering with oncoming traffic

    • C.

      Make sure passing is legal

    • D.

      Make sure you give the overtaking vehicle enough clearance when returning to your lane

    • E.

      Don't speed while passing

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Visually clear the road ahead and behind
    C. Make sure passing is legal
    D. Make sure you give the overtaking vehicle enough clearance when returning to your lane
    E. Don't speed while passing
    Explanation
    When passing on a two-lane highway, it is important to visually clear the road ahead and behind to ensure there are no obstacles or oncoming vehicles. Additionally, it is crucial to make sure passing is legal, as some areas may have restrictions on passing. Giving the overtaking vehicle enough clearance when returning to your lane is important for safety. Lastly, it is essential to avoid speeding while passing to maintain control and reduce the risk of accidents.

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  • 12. 

    What are some of the most common distractions associated with driving? (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Drinking or eating

    • B.

      Applying make-up

    • C.

      Talking or texting on a cell phone

    • D.

      Adjusting the radio

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Drinking or eating
    B. Applying make-up
    C. Talking or texting on a cell phone
    D. Adjusting the radio
    Explanation
    Some of the most common distractions associated with driving include drinking or eating, applying make-up, talking or texting on a cell phone, and adjusting the radio. These distractions can divert the driver's attention away from the road, increasing the risk of accidents.

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  • 13. 

    What are some common problems associated with driving in poor weather conditions? (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Breaking distance is decreased by 50%

    • B.

      Braking distance is increased

    • C.

      Visibility is reduced

    • D.

      Visibility is increased behind the vehicle

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Braking distance is increased
    C. Visibility is reduced
    Explanation
    In poor weather conditions, two common problems associated with driving are increased braking distance and reduced visibility. When the weather is bad, the road surface becomes slippery, making it harder for the car to stop quickly, thus increasing the braking distance. Additionally, poor weather conditions such as rain, fog, or snow can reduce visibility, making it harder for drivers to see the road ahead and potential hazards.

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  • 14. 

    Driving a Company Vehicle is a privilege, not a right; take good care of the equipment, be patient and be aware of variable conditions.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement emphasizes that driving a company vehicle is a privilege, indicating that it is not an automatic entitlement. It further advises individuals to handle the equipment with care and be mindful of changing conditions, suggesting that responsible behavior is expected when using a company vehicle. Therefore, the correct answer is true, as it aligns with the notion of driving a company vehicle being a privilege rather than a right.

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  • 15. 

    Fact or fiction: Many times each year, children ar run over in their own driveways because drivers didn't look behind their vehicles first?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Many times each year, children are run over in their own driveways because drivers didn't look behind their vehicles first. This statement suggests that there are instances where drivers fail to check for children or obstacles behind their vehicles before moving, resulting in accidents involving children being run over.

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