Six-passenger Van Training Quiz

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Six-passenger Van Training Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Adjusting your mirrors properly eliminates all blind spots.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Because of the size and weight of a loaded van, it is more difficult to stop than a car traveling at the same speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following times should you avoid being on the road, because of an elevated risk of drunk drivers and falling asleep at the wheel?
    • A. 

      9 a.m. - noon

    • B. 

      4 p.m - 9 p.m.

    • C. 

      1:30 a.m. - 5 a.m.

    • D. 

      6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

  • 4. 
    1. Which of the following is not a responsibility of a certified van driver?
    • A. 

      Complying with all applicable traffic laws, ordinances and regulations

    • B. 

      Have a valid driver’s license and have it in your possession while driving

    • C. 

      Checking the fluids and filling the tires with air before leaving on a trip

    • D. 

      Ensuring that all of your passengers are seat belted before you drive

  • 5. 
    What is the following distance rule for following another vehicle in a van in good weather conditions?
    • A. 

      Two seconds

    • B. 

      Four seconds

    • C. 

      Ten seconds

    • D. 

      Eight seconds

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not an appropriate emergency procedure?
    • A. 

      Notify campus police and your van coordinator of the accident as soon as possible

    • B. 

      If in an accident, discuss the accident with the other driver to determine who is at fault

    • C. 

      Record witness information if someone witnesses the accident, ask for his/her name, address, and telephone number

    • D. 

      Turn your emergency flashers on and shut off the engine

  • 7. 
    Students, regardless of age, may not transport or consume alcohol in a Smith vehicle (or have bottles or cans of alcohol stashed under the van seats) the violators will be referred to the Dean of Students.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Who is able to ride in Smith vans?
    • A. 

      Hitchhikers

    • B. 

      Your friends from the Five colleges

    • C. 

      Northamtpon community members

    • D. 

      Five-College students who are members of a Smith organization

  • 9. 
    When are SGA vans available for use?
    • A. 

      J-Term

    • B. 

      Winter break

    • C. 

      Finals week

    • D. 

      After 6 p.m. on the last day of classes

  • 10. 
    How many days in advance are you required to request an SGA van?
    • A. 

      At least 3 days

    • B. 

      At least 10 days

    • C. 

      At least 24 hours

    • D. 

      At least 7 days

  • 11. 
    What are the steps to reserving an SGA van?
    • A. 

      Calling the SGA office and directly reserving one through the SGA staff or van coordinator

    • B. 

      Emailing [email protected] with your van drivers listed

    • C. 

      Using the "events" section of the Smith Social Network to fill out the Van Request Form

    • D. 

      Coming into the office and asking for the van keys

  • 12. 
    What are the times that you can pick up the SGA van key and paperwork?
    • A. 

      Between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Facilities Customer Service Desk

    • B. 

      Between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Facilities Customer Service Desk

    • C. 

      I forgot to pick up the key/paperwork before 4:30 p.m., so I'm calling Campus Police to get the the key/paperwork

    • D. 

      Between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Facilities Customer Service Desk

  • 13. 
    In Massachusetts your headlights must be on when using your windshield wipers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following does Paragon Motor Club cover?
    • A. 

      Towing a van that has been involved in an accident

    • B. 

      Flat tires

    • C. 

      A faulty transmission

    • D. 

      Pulling a van out of the Connecticut River

  • 15. 
    When is it permissible for there to be only one certified driver driving the SGA van?
    • A. 

      Anytime! You only need one certified driver per SGA van

    • B. 

      When the other certified driver is at the hospital due to an injury

    • C. 

      When on campus, picking up and dropping off passengers

    • D. 

      Absolutely never permissible

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not one of the steps in returning an SGA van back to campus?
    • A. 

      Filling the gas tank

    • B. 

      Turning in the passenger form

    • C. 

      Returning the key to the Facilities drop box at the top of the ramp next to the Campus Police entrance.

    • D. 

      Parking the van across from Campus Police in the Facilities Management lot, located behind the ITT building

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not required for being credentialed by 5-College Risk Management?
    • A. 

      Five years of driving experience or more

    • B. 

      Drivers must attend Smith College

    • C. 

      Drivers must be at least 18 years old

    • D. 

      Drivers must have a valid U.S. drivers license

  • 18. 
    Smith College allows school funds to pay for parking, toll or other traffic violations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When exchanging information with any other driver(s) involved, make sure to get all but which of these?
    • A. 

      Driving history

    • B. 

      Time, date, and location of accident

    • C. 

      Insurance company and policy number

    • D. 

      Name and address of owner and operator of the vehicle

  • 20. 
    How many vans can an organization or house reserve at a time?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

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