WVSDB Distracted Driving Quiz 2013

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 196

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Distracted Driving Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz that deals with aspects of distracted driving. Part of required driver training for drivers of WVSDB vehicles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Distracted driving is _________________________.
    • A. 

      Anything that keeps you from focusing your full attention on safe operation of a motor vehicle.

    • B. 

      Using a motor vehicle as a weapon

    • C. 

      Is paying attention to the road and focusing on driving

  • 2. 
    Distractions can mean the diference between life and death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Multi-tasking while driving a motor vehicle is not a risky behavior which can be dangerous to you and others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Don't do anything else while you are driving.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What percentage of crashes are caused by driver inattention?
    • A. 

      5-10%

    • B. 

      15-20%

    • C. 

      25-30%

  • 6. 
    What percentage of crashes involve one or more distracted drivers?
    • A. 

      Approximately 5%

    • B. 

      Approximately 12%

    • C. 

      Approximately 25%

  • 7. 
    What percentage of crashes involve sleepy or asleep drivers at the wheel?
    • A. 

      Approximately 20%

    • B. 

      Approximately 15%

    • C. 

      Approximately 10%

    • D. 

      Approximately 4%

  • 8. 
    What percentage of accidents involve drivers who "looked," but didn't see?
    • A. 

      Approximately 5%

    • B. 

      Approximately 10%

    • C. 

      Approximately 15%

    • D. 

      Approxmately 20%

  • 9. 
    Talking on a cell phone while driviving is a dangerous as having two shots of liqour and getting behind the wheel of a car.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are a distraction?
    • A. 

      Cell phones

    • B. 

      MP3 players, stereos, radios

    • C. 

      Computers

    • D. 

      Briefcases and purses

    • E. 

      GPS and other navigational systems

    • F. 

      Passengers

    • G. 

      All of the above are distractions.

    • H. 

      None of the above are distractions.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are distractions?
    • A. 

      Young children in the car

    • B. 

      Pets in the car

    • C. 

      Reading while driving

    • D. 

      Eating ad drinking

    • E. 

      Grooming and dressing

    • F. 

      Talking/singing to yourself

    • G. 

      All of the above are distractions.

    • H. 

      None of the above are distractions.

  • 12. 
    WV State Code 17C-14-15 prohibits the use of any electronic communications device, e.g., cell phone, personal digital assistant, laptop computer, pager, electronic game, while driving or operating a motor vehicle unless it has a hands-free component.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Driving while texting is a primary offense in WV as of July 1, 2012.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Driving or operating a motor vehicle on a public street or highway in West Virginia while using a cell phone or other electronic communication device without hands-free equipment will be a primary offense as of July 1, 2013 for purposes of citation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    You should set your GPS after you start driving.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    On the third or subsequent conviction of violating WV State Code 17C-14-15, __________ points will be entered on any driver's record mantained by the Divsion of Motor Vehicles.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 17. 
    The fine for a second time offense for violating WV State Code 17C-14-15 is __________.
    • A. 

      $100.00

    • B. 

      $200.00

    • C. 

      $300.00

  • 18. 
    Adjust mirrors, seats, steering column, and any other needed items before turning the key.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Before you drive make sure you can reach all controls and operate them comfortably.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Driving is not a function that lends itself to multi-tasking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    ____________________ is trying to do more than one thing at the same time.
    • A. 

      Aggressive driving

    • B. 

      Defensive driving

    • C. 

      Multi-tasking

    • D. 

      Aggressive driving

  • 22. 
    Multi-tasking is making rapid switches between many activities at once and doning none as well as if you had given your full attention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Drivers need to focus on driving and driving only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Driving and multitasking at the same time is not an accident waiting to happen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A driver needs _____________ to recognize a problem.
    • A. 

      One minute

    • B. 

      Three minutes

    • C. 

      One to two seconds

    • D. 

      Three to five seconds

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