"The Teenage Driver"

A Focus On Attitude And Behavior

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  1. Which of the following are deadly choices that can contribute to traffic crashes?

    a. Texting and driving
    b. Drinking and driving
    c. Driving while tired
    d. All of the above

  2. Teenage car crashes involve driver error, at a much higher rate than any other age group, and is a direct result of inexperience. (True or False)

  3. Many teenagers feel they are invincible. They believe nothing terrible or fatal can happen to them. (True of False)

  4. Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving. Which of the following are driving distractions:

    a. Grooming (brushing hair, putting on makeup, etc.)
    b. Adjusting the radio
    c. Talking on the cell phone
    d. All of the above

  5. _________________ are the number one killer of teens.

    a. Car Crashes
    b. Football injuries
    c. Wakeboarding
    d. Dancing

  6. An air bag alone is sufficient to protection for you in all car crashes, including rear end collisions, rollovers and "t-bone" type crashes. (True or False)

  7. According to the Centers of Disease Control, young drivers (ages 16-20) are 17 times more likely to die in a crash when they have a blood alcohol concentration of .08% than when they have not been drinking. (True or False)

  8. Using seat belts reduces serious injuries and deaths in crashes by about ______%.

    a. 1
    b. 0
    c. 100
    d. 50

  9. Younger, inexperienced drivers under the age of 20 may be at increased risk; they have the highest proportion of distraction-related fatal crashes. (True or False)

  10. One of the simplest ways to survive a car crash is just simply putting on your_______________.

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