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Quiz: Driving Safety
by Staff
Believe it or not, there are many different aspects to driving safety. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to driving safety? Take this quiz and find out!

True or false? According to the NHTSA, seatbelts reduce the risk of death for a front-seat car occupant by about 20 percent.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or false? Some seatbelt systems use load limiters to minimize belt-inflicted injury.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which of the following statements is true?

  • In a crash, at just 30 miles per hour (48.3 kilometers per hour), an unrestrained passenger is thrown forward with a force 30 to 60 times their body weight.
  • In a crash, at just 30 miles per hour (48.3 kilometers per hour), an unrestrained passenger is thrown forward with a force 5 to 10 times their body weight.
  • In a crash, at just 30 miles per hour (48.3 kilometers per hour), an unrestrained passenger is thrown forward with a force 10 to 20 times their body weight.

True or false? Seatbelts and child restraints increase your chances of escaping death or serious injury in a car accident by 80 percent.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or false? Seatbelts save about 5,000 lives per year.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or false? According to CNN, 60 percent of drivers are distracted by eating while driving.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or false? Some defensive driving courses are now offered online.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Active driving safety refers to systems in the car that protect the driver and passengers from injury if an accident does occur.
  • Aggressive driving safety refers to systems in the car that protect the driver and passengers from injury if an accident does occur.
  • Passive driving safety refers to systems in the car that protect the driver and passengers from injury if an accident does occur.

True or false? A self-parking car can fit into smaller spaces than most drivers can manage on their own.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or false? Most people need ten or more feet to successfully parallel park their car.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE