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Runaway Truck Ramps Quiz
by Staff
Runaway truck ramps provide a safety net in case trucks experience brake failure. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to runaway truck ramps? Take this quiz and find out!

What is another name for runaway truck ramps?

  • TERs
  • TARs
  • TIRs

What does TER stand for?

  • Truck escape ramp
  • Truck exiting ramp
  • None of the above

Where are TERs typically found?

  • Flat highways
  • Highways that traverse steep downgrades
  • Four-lane highways

What types of drivers use TERs?

  • Drivers with big trucks only
  • Drivers with overheated and malfunctioning brakes
  • None of the above

In what situations do drivers find TERs useful?

  • When braking problems arise in regions of heavy traffic on short but steep hills
  • In sparsely inhabited mountain regions on long grades
  • All of the above

How long have TERs been around?

  • 40 years
  • 60 years
  • 80 years

Where are TERs typically constructed?

  • In areas where frequent accidents involving big trucks occur
  • In high-traffic areas
  • In heavily populated areas
  • All of the above

Which state is likely to have the most TERs?

  • Colorado
  • Oklahoma
  • Illinois
  • Indiana

Which is more effective when it comes to stopping vehicles?

  • Rounded gravel from riverbeds
  • Crushed gravel
  • None of the above

On which part of a roadway are TERs typically located?

  • Right side
  • Left side
  • Middle