Brain Injury: Sharing The Road With Trucks Quiz

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Brain Injury: Sharing The Road With Trucks Quiz

Sharing the road with large vehicles is a common condition for most drivers. Even with safety measures, accidents are bound to happen with professional drivers. Blind spot occurrence is common for all drivers, even for large trucks and trailers. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge and create awareness about Brain Injury due to the accident. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are how many crashes that happen in every collision?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 2. 
    What safety device in the car is meant to prevent whiplash?
    • A. 

      Headrest

  • 3. 
    Which blind spot on a tractor-trailer truck is the largest and usually the most dangerous?
    • A. 

      The left side

    • B. 

      The right side

    • C. 

      The front

    • D. 

      The back

  • 4. 
    You should stop behind white stopping lines at intersections because they're carefully measured to give trucks the space they need to _________.
    • A. 

      Turn

  • 5. 
    You should keep a 4-second following distance behind large trucks in normal weather and road conditions (and add more time for bad weather and/or road conditions).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When merging onto the highway, you should "pick your spot, _____ ___ ___ _______, and go with the flow."
    • A. 

      Get up to speed

  • 7. 
    Be careful of trucks that move to the left at intersections. Even though you have room to go by them on the right, they could crush you. Trucks move to the left because they make ______ ______ ________.
    • A. 

      Wide right turns

  • 8. 
    Until you can see the whole front end of the truck in your rear-view mirror, you should not change lanes in front of a truck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Brain injuries heal over time, but it takes a long time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Alcohol and marijuana both cause severe damage to the brain over time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The frontal lobe, which is the part of the brain that controls personality, emotions and decision-making, is fully formed by age 18.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You're more likely to survive a crash if you're thrown from the vehicle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Trucks often weigh more than 40 tons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The bigger the vehicle, the bigger the blind spots.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Four common results of brain injury are:
    • A. 

      Financial gain by way of a court settlement

    • B. 

      Need for a wheelchair

    • C. 

      Loss of independence

    • D. 

      Loss of friends/isolation

    • E. 

      Death

  • 16. 
    There are close to _.4 million brain injuries suffered every year in the United States, and 44,000 a year in Massachusetts alone!
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 17. 
    The most common cause of brain injuries is ______ ___________.
    • A. 

      Car crashes