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HCC Police Academy 10A
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03/05/2010

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Term
What 2 offenses must be enforced by citation only if the offender signs the ticket for a promise to appear?
Definition
1. Speeding
2. Violation of the Open Container Law
Term
Word for Word what is the signature on a citation mean?
Definition
The signature on a citation is the violators promise to appear, not a plea of guilt.
Term
When setting a court date for a violator, you must give them at least _____ days to prepare for trial, unless what?
Definition
1. 10 days
2. Unless they demand an earlier apperance
Term
What must citations issued to CMV operators must include?
Definition
The operators SSN
Term
When issuing a citation for speeding, what 2 items must you list relating to the speeding charge?
Definition
1. The posted speed limit
2. The alleged speed of the violator
Term
True or False
Defensive driving is available to everyone who is issued a citation for violation of the speed limit?
Definition
False
It is not available to those who drive more than 25 MPH over the posted limit
Term
It is an offense for a motorcycle operator to ride ______ a _____. Also the passenger must have a _____.
Definition
1. without
2. Helmet
3. Helmet
Term
True or False
All under 21 yoa must wear a helmet when riding on a motorcycle?
Definition
True
Term
Someone over 21 does not have to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle if they do 1 of 2 things. What are the 2 exceptions?
Definition
1. Have a min. of $10,000 insurance
2. Take a motorcycle safety course
Term
An ATV can not be operated on public property unless the operator has what?
Definition
A safety certificate, that they must carry with them.
Term
When is it ok for someone under 14 yoa to operate an ATV?
Definition
If they have a parent or guardian with them or near by.
Term
What are the (4) items considered required equipment for someone operating an ATV?
Definition
1. Working brakes
2. Adequate Muffler
3. US Forrest spark arrester
4. Head lights / Tail lights during nighttime
Term
When on public property, ATV riders / passengers must wear what?
Definition
1. Helmet
2. Eye Protection
Term
What (3) groups of people are allowed to operate ATV's on public property?
Definition
1. Peace Officers
2. Utility Workers
3. Farmers
Term
What place can someone with a disability placard or lisense plate park beside marked spots?
Definition
Anywhere with parking meters, without having to pay
Term
A vehicle that is inoperable, more than _____ years old and on _____ property for more than _____ hours is considered to be an abandoned vehicle.
Definition
1. 5 years old
2. Public Property
3. 48 Hours
Term
If a vehicle has remained parked _____ on _____ propety for more than _____ hours it is considered to be an abandoned motor vehicle.
Definition
1. Illegally
2. Public
3. 48 Hours
Term
A vehicle that is on _____ property for more than _____ hours without the property owners _____ is considered to be an abandoned vehicle.
Definition
1. Private
2. 48 Hours
3. Consent
Term
When a vehicle is taken into custody by a police dept., the PD has _____ days to send notice to the _____ _____.
Definition
1. 10 days
2. Registered Owner
Term
A operator of a vehicle must display a license plate on the _____ and _____ of the vehicle.
Definition
1. front
2. back
Term
Registration insignia must be displayed on the _____ within ______ inches or the _____ sticker.
Definition
1. Windshield
2. 6"
3. Inspection
Term
Motor Vehicle Dealers _____ remove license plates and registration insignias when used vehicles are sold.
Definition
Shall
Term
Individuals _____ remove license plate and registration insignias when used vehicles are sold.
Definition
May
Term
Temp tags are valid until when?
Definition
1. The date the vehicle is registered or,
2. The 60th day after the date of purchase
Term
How long are Antique vehicle registrations good for?
Definition
5 years
Term
True or False
Antique Vehicles can be used for everyday transportation?
Definition
False
Term
Classic vehicle registrations are valid for how long?
Definition
1 year
Term
True or False
Vehicles with Classic Registration can be driven every day?
Definition
True
Term
What does the court have to do when someone who was issued a citation brings in documentation that shows valid proof of financial responsibility at time of the citation?
Definition
The court Shall dismiss the charge
Term
In order to qualify for Self Insurance a person must have more than _____ vehicles registered in their name.
Definition
25
Term
When operating an authorized emergency vehicle you may disregard stop signs and signals but must do what first?
Definition
Slow as necessary
Term
When operating an authorized emergency vehicle you may exceed the speed limit as long as what?
Definition
You don't endanger life or property
Term
What are the (5) situations when an officer may disregard traffic control devices?
Definition
1. Responding to an emergency call
2. Pursuing a violator
3. Responding to a fire alarm
4. Directing traffic
5. Conducting an escort
Term
True or False
Police cars are required to display a red light on the vehicle?
Definition
False, they are not required
Term
What are the two times when all lighting equipment is required?
Definition
1. Nighttime
2. The vehicle can not be seen from 1000 ft.
Term
"Not more than _____ of _____ candle power or more"
Definition
1. 4
2. 300
Term
Besides a Police car or Firetruck what other (3) vehicles are considered Authorized Emergency Vehicles?
Definition
1. Public or private Ambulance
2. A private vehicle of a volunteer firefighter when responding to a fire alarm or emergency
3. A blood or tissue bank vehicle when making emergency deliveries
Term
A Bicycle has _ wheels with a min. of _ inches in diameter.
Definition
2 Wheels 14" in diameter
Term
A bus is a motor vehicle that is designed to carry more than how many passengers?
Definition
10
Term
A vehicle used primarily as a farm implement is called what?
Definition
A Farm Tractor
Term
What is the name for a vehicle other than a car or truck, that is used as a farm implement or tool for tilling?
Definition
Implement of Husbandry
Term
A truck, that has a manufactures rated carrying capacity of 2000 lbs or less is called what?
Definition
A light truck
Term
A Moped is a ______ ______ _____. It must be __ cc's or less and with what kind of transmission?
Definition
1. Motor driven cycle
2. 50 cc's
3. Auto Transmission only
Term
A Motor Cycle is described as a motor vehicle, that has a rider's saddle and not more than __ wheels on the ground
Definition
3
Term
A motorcycle that has an engine size of 250 cc's or less describes what?
Definition
A Motor driven cycle
Term
Is a train considered a motor vehicle?
Definition
No - it is a train
Term
A self propelled vehicle or a vehicle powered by overhead trolley wires, but not one operated on stationary rails, describes what?
Definition
A Motorvehicle
Term
A passenger car is a passenger vehicle designed to accommodate ___ or fewer people.
Definition
10
Term
A vehicle without motor power, designed to be drawn by another vehicle (pulled. Secured to a vehicle by pole or broom describes what type of vehicle?
Definition
A Pole Trailer
Term
A vehicle of a government entity, used by a peace officer, for law enforcement purposes describes what type of vehicle?
Definition
A Police Vehicle
Term
A motor vehicle used to draw another vehicle. Not meant to carry a load independently or even part of the other vehicles weight describes what?
Definition
A Road Tractor
Term
A motor vehicle that is used to transport students to or from school is a what?
Definition
A School Bus
Term
A vehicle with or without power, designed to be drawn and to transport persons or property. Constructed so that part of it's weight and load rests on another vehicle describes what?
Definition
A Semi-Trailer
Term
A vehicle with or without power, designed to be drawn and to transport persons or property. Constructed so that NO part of its weight or load rests on the other vehicle describes what?
Definition
Trailer
Term
A device that's used to transport or draw persons or property. Does not include devices used on stationary rails (Train) describes what?
Definition
A Vehicle
Term
A person that directs the operation of one or more vehicles that haul people or cargo is called what?
Definition
A Motor Carrier
Term
The person in actual physical control of a motor vehicle is called what?
Definition
Operator (NOT DRIVER)
Term
The purchaser or title holder of a motor vehicle is called what?
Definition
The Owner
Term
A person on foot is called what?
Definition
A Pedestrain
Term
A person, at least __ years old, that has the job of directing traffic in a school crossing zone is called what?
Definition
1. 18 years old
2. A School Crossing Guard
Term
When the term Department is used who is it refering to?
Definition
The Department of Public Safety
Term
When the term Director is used who is it refering to?
Definition
The Head of DPS
Term
A city, or county authorized to make traffic laws or school districts when hiring crossings guards is called what?
Definition
Local Authority
Term
A officer authorized to direct traffic or arrest persons is a what?
Definition
Police Officer
Term
A Business district is an area described as being a ___ ft segment that has at least ____ ft of it along the highway set up for business?
Definition
1. 600 ft
2. 300 ft
Term
Residence District is a strip of land next to the highway, at least ___ ft long, that is improved and used primarily for residences.
Definition
300 ft
Term
An Urban district is land next to and including the highway if it is not in a _____ and; has _____ or _____ on it at intervals of less than____ft; for at least _____.
Definition
1. Municipality
2. Homes
3. Businesses
4. 100 ft
5. A quarter mile
Term
An injury that requires treatment is what?
Definition
A Personal Injury
Term
What can be pedestrains, ridden or herded animals, or vehicles?
Definition
Traffic
Term
What is described as a street not primarily used for through traffic that provides access to buildings or lots?
Definition
Alley
Term
Must a crosswalk be marked?
Definition
No, it can be marked or unmarked
Term
A divided, controlled access highway describes what?
Definition
A Freeway
Term
What is the term for one of the lanes on the freeway?
Definition
A Freeway main lane
Term
The area between the boundary lines which is open to vehicular travel is a ____ or ____.
Definition
Highway or Street
Term
An Improved shoulder is a ____ shoulder
Definition
Paved
Term
A roadway that is divided into at least 2 clearly marked lanes is called what?
Definition
A Laned Roadway
Term
The portion of the highway, other than the shoulder is what?
Definition
A Roadway
Term
The area in a roadway designed for exclusive pedestrain use that must have signage or markings is called what?
Definition
A safety Zone
Term
A School Crossing Zone is a reduced ____ ____ to facilitate the crossing of children going to or from school.
Definition
Speed Zone
Term
The portion of a highway next to the roadway, which is distingushed by design, construction, or marking. It is not an area intended for vehicle travel is a what?
Definition
Shoulder
Term
The portion of a street that is in between the edge of the road and the adjacent property line. Who is this area intended for?
Definition
1. Sidewalk
2. Pedestrains
Term
A highway that has preferential right of way in an intersection is what?
Definition
Through Highway
Term
The common area at the junction of 2 highways. Does not include the junction of an alley.
Definition
Intersection
Term
If a highway has 2 seperate roadways, at least 30ft apart from one another, there are how many intersections?
Definition
2
Term
Any sign, signal, marking, or device that is placed lawfully and is used to regulate, warn, or guide traffic is what?
Definition
An Official Traffic Control Device
Term
1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset is called what?
Definition
Daytime NOT Daylight
Term
A chemical compound or mixture intended to produce an explosion is a what?
Definition
Explosive
Term
A liquid that has a flash point of not more than 70 degrees is called what?
Definition
A Flammable Liquid
Term
Define Gross vehicle weight
Definition
The weight of a vehicle and the weight of it's load
Term
1/2 hour sunset to 1/2 hour before is called what?
Definition
Night time
Term
To stand an occupied or unoccupied vehicle other than while loading or unloading is what?
Definition
Park or Parking
Term
The right of one vehicle or pedestrain to proceed in a lawful manner in preference to another describes what?
Definition
Right of Way
Term
To halt an occupied or unoccupied vehicle other than while loading or unloading describes what?
Definition
Stand or Standing
Term
When required, to completly cease movement is what?
Definition
Stop or Stopping
Term
To place any type of litter on or in land or water is called what?
Definition
Illegal Dumping
Term
What is the correct term for littering?
Definition
Illegal Dumping
Term
Decayable waste, (animal or vegetable) and not decayable or solid waste that consists of boxes, plastic, metal, etc is termed what?
Definition
Litter
Term
What is the penalty for illegal dumping for 5 lbs or less is what?
Definition
Class C Misdemeanor
Term
What is the punishment for Illegal Dumping more than 5 lbs and less than 500 lbs?
Definition
Class B Misdemeanor
Term
What is the punishment for illegal dumping 500 lbs to less than 1,000?
Definition
Class A Misdemeanor
Term
What is the punishment for illegal dumping 1,000 lbs or more is what?
Definition
State Jail Felony
Term
When 200 pounds or more was disposed for commercial purposes carries what punishment?
Definition
State Jail Felony
Term
What is the time frame a person can accumulate litter litter on their property if it is within 50ft of a public highway?
Definition
30 Days
Term
What is the general fine range for traffic related misdemeanors?
Definition
$1 to $200
Term
What are the (3) exceptions to the drivers liscense requirement when operating a vehicle on the highway?
Definition
1. State or US Military personnel, when driving an official motor vehicle.
2. Persons using road machines or farm equipment, unless it can be defined as a commercial motor vehicle.
3. A non-resident, who is on active duty in armed services, that holds a DL in the state they came from.
Term
How long does a new resident have to change their liscense?
Definition
90 days
Term
What are the (7) general reasons that someone is not eligible to get a drivers liscense?
Definition
1. Anyone under 15 yoa
2. Anyone under 18, unless they comply with driver education training
3. Anyone proven to be addicted to a certain drug
4. Anyone that has another state liscense that is revoked, cancelled, or suspended
5. Anyone with a mental or physical disability that can not operate a vehicle safely
6. Anyone with an FTA warrant or any warrant
7. Someone is a suspension period for DWI/ MIP / Intoxication Assault / Intoxication Manslaughter
Term
What are the 2 types of drivers liscenses?
Definition
Classified or Commercial
Term
Someone with a class A drivers liscense can operate a vehicle with a G.V.W.R. of ________ lbs or more?
Definition
26,001
Term
A person with a class A drivers liscense can operate a combo of vehicles ______ lbs or more towing more than ______.
Definition
1. 26,001
2. 10,000
Term
Can a person who holds a class A classified liscense operate vehicles that can be operated by a class B or C classified liscense?
Definition
Yes
Term
Someone what holds a class B classified liscense can operate a vehicle with a G.V.W.R. of _______ or more?
Definition
26,000
Term
Someone with a classified class B liscense tow not more than ______ lbs unless its a fram trailer. Then they can tow up to ______ lbs.
Definition
1. 10,000
2. 20,000
Term
Someone who operates a bus that seats 24 or more including the driver must hold what class of classified liscense?
Definition
B
Term
What is the class of drivers liscense someone must have to operate a motorcycle or moped?
Definition
Class M
Term
How long must someone hold an instruction permit before they can get their liscense?
Definition
6 months
Term
How long is a liscense suspended for if convicted for racing?
Definition
1 year
Term
It is considered an offense if someone drives while their liscense is ______,______, or ______.
Definition
1. Cancelled
2. Suspended or revoked
3. Denied Renewal
Term
What is the penalty for Driving while liscense invalid?
Definition
Fine only or fine and jail time up to 6 months
Term
A liscense that allows one to drive a commercial motor vehicle is called what?
Definition
Commercial Drivers liscense
Term
A motor vehicle or a combination of, that is used to haul people or property defines what?
Definition
Commercial Motor Vehicle
Term
G.C.W.R is what?
Definition
Gross Combined Weight Rating
Term
G.V.W.R is what?
Definition
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
Term
Define Gross Combination Weight Rating
Definition
The value specified as the loaded weight of a combination or articulated vehicle.
Term
Define Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
Definition
The value set as the loaded weight of a single vehicle
Term
What is the minimum age for someone to have a CDL?
Definition
18 years old
Term
Someone who holds a class A CDL can operate a combination of vehicles with a G.C.W.R. of ______ or more, if the towed unit exceeds ______.
Definition
1. 26,001
2. 10,000
Term
Someone with a class B CDL can operate a single vehicle with a G.V.W.R. of _____ or mor and they can also tow up to _____ lbs.
Definition
1. 26,000
2. 10,000
Term
A person with a class B CDL can drive a vehicle that carries ___ or more passengers, including the driver.
Definition
24
Term
How many passengers can a person who carries a class C CDL carry?
Definition
16-23
Term
What are the 2 reasons someone does not have to obey official traffic control devices?
Definition
1. They are told otherwise by police
2. They're operating an authorized emergency vehicle
Term
T or F
The State Highway Commission must approve all signs placed along the highway?
Definition
True
Term
Who approves signs placed along highways?
Definition
The State Highway Commission
Term
What does a Steady Yellow Signal mean?
Definition
To slow down and prepare to stop
Term
What does a Flashing Yellow light mean?
Definition
Go through, only with caution
Term
What does a Flashing Red light mean?
Definition
Stop at the stop line. If no stop line, then stop at the crosswalk, and then stop where you can first see approaching traffic.
Term
When passing to the left, you can only do so when it is allowed and what 2 other things?
Definition
1. The road is free of approaching traffic for a safe distance
2. If passing you must get back over within 200 ft of approaching vehicles
Term
You can not drive left of center if it is not allowed and within ____ ft of _____, _____, _____,_____
Definition
1. 100 feet
2. Rail Road Crossing
3. Intersection
4. Bridge/ Viaduct/ Tunnel
5. Awaiting access for a ferry
Term
When is it allowed for someone to pass to the right?
Definition
The vehicle you are passing is making a left turn and there is an improved shoulder to pass on that is free from obstructions
Term
What way must one stay when driving around a Rotary Traffic Island?
Definition
The right
Term
When following other traffic you must do what?
Definition
Maintain an assured clear distance
Term
When turning right at an intersection you must do what?
Definition
Stay as close as practicable to the right hand curb or edge of the roadway.
Term
What are the 2 ways to properly turn left at an intersection?
Definition
1. Approach in left most lane and turn into any lawful lane
2. Make the turn as closely as practible to the left hand curb or edge of the road
Term
When making a U turn in a curve or grade, you must be able to be seen from at least _____ ft away and there are ___ ___ ____.
Definition
1. 500 ft
2. No signs prohibiting
Term
What are the 3 reasons someone must use a turn signal?
Definition
1. Turning
2. Changing Lanes
3. Starting from parked position
Term
When turning, you must use your turn signal for at least the last _____ ft of ______ before the turn.
Definition
1. 100 feet
2. Movement
Term
What are the two types of turn signals that may be used?
Definition
1. Signal Lamps
2. Hand Signals
Term
If measuring from the steering post to the left outside body or load is more than ___ ft, and more than ____ ft from the steering post to the rear of the body or load you must use ____ signals.
Definition
1. 2 feet
2. 14 feet
3. Electric Turn
Term
T or F
Smaller streets yield right of way to bigger streets?
Definition
True
Term
T or F
Paved roads yeild right of way to unpaved roads?
Definition
False
Term
Streets that "dead end" into thru streets must do what?
Definition
Yield Right of Way to thru streets
Term
Preferential right of way at an intersection may be indicated by what?
Definition
A stop or yeild sign, not just a stop and go signal.
Term
When approached by an authorized emergency vehicle that is using emergency equipment what 3 things must a motor vehicle operator do?
Definition
1. Yeild Right of way
2. Pull over to the right hand edge of the road
3. Stop and remain there until it emergency vehicle has passed
Term
What are the two choices an operator has when approaching and authorized emergency vehicle?
Definition
1. Vacate the lane next to the emergency vehicle or;
2. Slow to 20 mph less than the posted speed limit
Term
When approaching Rail Road tracks you must stop no closer than ____ ft or further than ____ ft.
Definition
1. 15 feet
2. 50 feet
Term
A rail road signal device warns that a train is within ____ ft of the crossing?
Definition
1500 feet
Term
A railway company commits an offense if one of its trains block the road for more than ___ minutes?
Definition
10 Minutes
Term
What (7) places can a vehicle not stop or stand?
Definition
1. On the roadway side of a parked vehicle
2. On a sidewalk
3. An intersection
4. On a crosswalk
5. On a bridge
6. On a Rail Road track
7. In front of a driveway
Term
A vehicle can not stop or stand within ___ft of a fire hydrant.
Definition
15 feet
Term
When parking on a two-way road, your ____ hand wheels must be _____ to and within ____ inches of the right hand curb or edge of the road.
Definition
1. Right
2. Parallel
3. 18 inches
Term
If parking on a one way roadway, you can park on either side but still must be within ___ inches of the curb with the respective wheels.
Definition
18 inches
Term
In what (7) situations can a unlawfully stopped vehicle be removed.
Definition
When it is....
1. On a bridge or tunnel and obstructing traffic
2. It is blocking a driveway
3. It is abandoned for more than 48 hours
4. It is disabled with no owner
5. It is stolen
6. The operator is arrested
7. It is a hazard
Term
If signs are posted, no CMV may park in a residential subdivision between ___ and ___ unless what?
Definition
1. 10pm
2. 6am
3. They are transporting persons or property to or from the area and stay only the time necessary to do this.
Term
What is the most common offense issued in rear end crashes?
Definition
Maximum Speed Requirement ( Failure to control speed)
Term
An operator shall control the _____ of their vehicle as necessary to _____ _____ another person or vehicle that is on or entering the _____.
Definition
1. Speed
2. Avoid Hitting
3. Highway
Term
Can't drive faster than the posted speed limit; Crossing an intersection or RR crossing; approaching curves and hill crests; A special hazard exists - - are all examples of what?
Definition
When an operator must reduce their speed
Term
What is the speed limit for an Urban district, unless otherwise posted?
Definition
30 MPH
Term
What is the speed limit for an alley?
Definition
15 MPH
Term
What is the speed limit for a school bus that has passed a CMV inspection?
Definition
60 MPH
Term
What is the speed liimit for a school bus that has not passed a CMV inspection?
Definition
50 MPH
Term
What is the Speed limit on a beach?
Definition
15 MPH
Term
Who sets speed limits?
Definition
The Texas Transportation Commission
Term
Vehicles with solid rubber or cushion type tires cant drive fasher than ___mph.
Definition
10 mph
Term
An operator can't drive so slowly that it _____ the normal and reasonable movement of traffic, except when?
Definition
1. Impedes
2. Is necessary for safe operation
Term
What is the minimum speed on a controlled acess highway?
Definition
40 mph
Term
What are the (3) exemptions for speed regulations?
Definition
1. Authorized emergency vehicles responding to a call
2. Police patrol
3. Physicians or ambulance responding to an emergency
Term
When someone drives in a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is what?
Definition
Reckless Driving
Term
What is the penalty for Reckless Driving?
Definition
Up to $200 fine and/or up to 30 days in county jail
Term
Can reckless driving be enforced in a parking lot?
Definition
Yes, if it is not a paid parking lot
Term
Is Reckless driving only a class C violation?
Definition
No, it can be more than a class C
Term
What (4) things must an operator do when leaving a vehicle unattended?
Definition
1. Stop the engine
2. Lock the ignition
3. Remove the keys
4. Set the parking brake
also must turn the wheels towards the curb if on a grade
Term
Someone can't follow a fire truck or ambulance closer than _____ ft when they are responding to an emergency.
Definition
500 feet
Term
Who is the only person who can give permission to drive over an unprotected fire hose?
Definition
The fire department official
Term
It is an offense if transporting a child that is younger than _____ yoa and the child is not in a safety seat system, unless the child is taller than _____ in height?
Definition
1. 8 years old
2. 4'9"
Term
T or F
All occupants in a passenger vehicle are required to wear seat belts?
Definition
True
Term
Who recieves the ticket if a child 15 or older is not wearing a seat belt?
Definition
The driver and the child
Term
It is an offense if anyone under _____ yoa is riding in an open bed truck or trailer.
Definition
18 years of age
Term
It is acceptable for anyone under 18 to ride in the bed of a truck or trailer in what (3) situations?
Definition
1. Operated in parades/emergency
2. Operated on a beach
3. Operated when it is the only vehicle owned by the household
Term
A child under _____ yoa can not ride on a motorcycle
Definition
5 years of age
Term
A vehicle can not be operated if the operators view is _____ or has more than _____ passengers in the front seat.
Definition
1. Obstructed
2. 3 Passengers
Term
What is the punishment for operators who have riders in a trailer or semi-trailer?
Definition
Class B
Term
A race is the use of _____ or more vehicles to outgain or outdistance another vehicle.
Definition
One
Term
A _____ is when 2 or more vehicles from a point side by side at accelerating speeds.
Definition
Drag Race
Term
What is the punishment range for Racing or Drag Racing?
Definition
Class B and goes up to a 2nd degree felony
Term
Once a person under ___ gets their regular license, they must comply with certain rules for _____ months.
Definition
1. 18 years of age
2. 12 months
Term
Someone who is under 18 and within 1 year of having their regular license can not drive between _____ and _____, unless a parent is with them, it's for work, school, or emergency.
Definition
12 midnight and 5 am
Term
True or False
Someone who is under 18 and within 1 year of having their regular license can not talk on a cell phone.
Definition
True
Term
How many people under 21, can an operator who is under 18 and had their license less than a year, have in their vehicle, unless they are family members?
Definition
One
Term
What is the youngest age a person in Texas can get a Drivers License?
Definition
15 years old
Term
What is the youngest age a person can get a CDL?
Definition
18 years old
Term
How many "proper" ways are there to turn right?
Definition
1
Term
How many "proper" ways are there to turn left?
Definition
2
Term
Head lamps must be mounted from _____" to _____"
Definition
24" to 54"
Term
Tail lamps must be mounted from _____" to _____"
Definition
15" to 72"
Term
What is the color range for tail lamps?
Definition
Red only
Term
What is the color range for stop lamps
Definition
amber to red
Term
What are the color ranges for turn signals in the front of the vehicle?
Definition
white to amber
Term
What are the color ranges for turn signals in the rear of the vehicle?
Definition
Amber to red
Term
Turn signals must be seen from at least _____ ft away
Definition
300 ft
Term
Reflectors shall be visible from _____' to _____'
Definition
100 ft to 600 ft
Term
Trailers and semi-trailers are not required to have _____ or to be _____ if their gross weight is _____lbs or less.
Definition
1. Breaks
2. Inspected
3. 4500
Term
A horn must be heard from at least _____ ft away.
Definition
200 ft
Term
What is a device that reduces noise using a series of chambers?
Definition
A Muffler
Term
What are the (3) times we must take a person directly to a magistrate?
Definition
1. FSGI accident
2. They demand to see the magistrate
3. Refuse to sign the ticket
Term
What does FSGI stand for?
Definition
Fail to stop and give info
Term
What does FSRA stand for?
Definition
Fail to stop and render aid
Term
What are the (4) things required to be exchanged if an operator of a motor vehicle is involved in an accident?
Definition
1. Name and address
2. Registration # (lisense plate)
3. Proof of financial responsibility
4. Driver's lisense #
Term
What is the #1 priority in scene management?
Definition
Care for injured or dead
Term
_____ marks are deep enough to be felt.
Definition
Gouge
Term
_____ marks are the shadow of the skid or the faint beginings.
Definition
Skid
Term
A _____ is a graph on which 3 or more scales are arranged so that a straight line drawn through values on any two will cross the third at corresponding value.
Definition
Nomograph
Term
A nomograph determines _____ speed
Definition
minimum
Term
True or False
When directing traffic it does not matter if all officers use coordinated signals?
Definition
False
Term
When giving whistle commands to direct traffic;
One long =
2 Short =
Short rapid =
Definition
1. Stop
2. Start
3. Warning signal
Term
A drivers crash report is called a _____, or also known as a "blue form"
Definition
CR2
Term
A Texas peace officers crash report is a _____.
Definition
CR3
Term
The instructions for filling out a CR3 are _____.
Definition
CR100
Term
The crash damage guide is a _____.
Definition
CR80
Term
How many units can you fit on a crash report?
Definition
2
Term
An officer must submitt a supplemental report if a person dies within _____ days of a crash.
Definition
30 days
Term
What is the range for a severity score?
Definition
0-7
Term
What are the (3) elements of a vehicle damage rating?
Definition
1. The direction of force code
2. The damage description code
3. The damage severity code