It is very important to take breaks when driving for a long time, since fatigue on the roads can be deadly. Rest areas are good places to stretch your legs and use the facilities. But they aren't always the safest places to be. See what you know about choosing a safe rest stop by taking this quiz.
When was the U.S. Interstate Highway System created?
When was the first policy regarding rest areas written?
What sort of reputation do rest areas have today?
How should you act in a rest area?
Have a nap.
Be friendly to people.
What should you take note of as you drive into a rest area as a safety precaution?
whether there are toilets
the name of the stop
how many cars there are
Where is an advisable place to park in a rest area?
behind a truck
behind a toilet
in an open space
What sort of rest area should you look for as a safety precaution?
a big one
a crowded one
a well-lit area
Who is a good person to ask to watch out for you while you are at a rest area?
people hanging around there
When is the most dangerous time to be in a rest area?
If you are alone, where might be a better place to stop than a rest area?
a gas station
pull over on a highway
Where can you find out which are safe rest areas?
Ask your friends.
Check the Interstate Travel Guide book.
See what sort of vibe the rest area has when you get there.
How can you keep your car safe when you are in a rest area?
Keep the lights off.
Stay in the car.
Lock the doors.
What should you do as a safety precaution if you need to use the facilities in a rest area?
Go with someone.
Bring your own toilet paper.
Bring hand sanitizer.
While on a trip, where should you avoid sleeping overnight?
What should you do if you feel threatened while in a rest area?