NSW DQT Questions
Oct 26th, 2013
- When do most accidents occur?
- - In fine weather on sealed roads in the day time
- Where do most costs associated with car crashes go?
- - 24% to the long term care of injured people
- - 21% to maintaining victims quality of life
- If you have a high SSS (Sensation Seeking Scale), you should:
- - Continue driving but be cautious about taking risks
- High alcohol hours are:
- - Night time, especially on Thursday, Friday and Weekends
- If you slow down from 70km/h to 60km/h you will:
- - Need 30% more distance to stop
- A head check is?
- - Looking in your blind spot for traffic hazards
- What is a blind spot?
- - The area outside the car not covered by mirrors
- How often should you check your mirrors?
- - At least every 10 seconds
- A person with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of 0.05 is:
- - Is twice as likely to crash than someone with a BAC of 0.0
- What percentage of crashes involve the driver being distracted?
- - 6%
- Male drivers are more likely to be distracted when
- - Driving with other males of similar age
- Most fatigue related crashes occur
- - on country roads
- The risk of crashing
- - doubles for every 5km over the speed limit
- Every time you double your speed
- - the severity of a crash is increased by 4
- If you are driving in dark and foggy conditions
- - leave a gap of at least 4 seconds
- People who let their emotions dictate their driving are usually
- - young males
- What is the percentage chance of killing a pedestrian at 60km/h?
- - 70%
- What percentage of fatigue related crashes happen on metropolis roads?
- - 25%
- What are the fatigue crash risk hours?
- - 4-8am and 12-2pm
- What percentage of crashes are fatigue related?
- - 20%
- A combination of human error and other factors
- - Account for 90% of road accidents
- More than half the drivers killed by alcohol
- - Have a blood alcohol content of 0.15 (3x the legal limit)
- What percentage of accidents happen in high alcohol hours?
- - 30%
- How long does it take to break in a 60km/h zone?
- - 0.75 seconds to see the hazard and 0.75 to break, so a total of 1.5 seconds
- Dangerous driving has a maximum prison sentence term of:
- - 10 years
- Negligent driving has a maximum prison term of:
- - 18 months
- By how much is your field of vision reduced at 100km/h?
- - By more than a third (stationary field of vision is 180 degrees, at 100km/h it is approx 50
- Alcohol is a contributing factor in:
- - 20% of crashes in NSW
- Speed is a factor in:
- - 40% of crashes in NSW
- Crashes involving full license drivers occur between vehicles in opposing directions
- - 16% of the time
- Crashes are most common in:
- - 60km/h speed zones
- Crashes are most likely to occur:
- - Between Mon-Fri 9am-3pm
- What is the most common collision between a car and motorcycle?
- - When another vehicle turns across the path of the motorcycle.
- When do most speed related crashes occur?
- - At night.
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