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1

How early should the siren be in wail mode?

300 feet prior to intersection

2

How early should siren be in yelp mode?

150 feet prior to intersection

3

How early should you signal turning?

100 feet prior to intersection

4

When are emergency vehicles exempt from the law?

When in emergency mode

5

When can an emergency vehicle proceed past a steady red signal or stop sign?

Only after slowing down as may be necessary for safe operation

6

When can an emergency vehicle exceed the maximum speed limit?

So long as he does not endanger life or property

7

When are exceptions to driving rules allowed?

When audible signals are sounded while in motion as may be reasonably necessary

8

An emergency vehicle operator has a duty to drive...

With due regard for the safety of all persons

9

What does "due regard" mean?

A reasonably careful person, performing similar duties and under similar circumstances, would act in the same manner

10

SOP

Standard Operating Procedure: internally generated and fairly rigid

11

SOG

Standard Operating Guideline: internally generated, a guideline

12

Average driver's reaction time

3/4 of a second

13

What is the rule for following vehicles?

Two-second plus rule

14

Following distance if following an unusual vehicle, if your vehicle is large or heavy, or if not adequately maintained

50% more

15

Following distance if road surface is loose or slippery, wet, dirt, or gravel, if vision is obscured, or if you are not fully alert

Double

16

Following distance if packed snow or ice

Triple

17

When speed doubles, braking distance ______

More than quadruples

18

Hand placement on steering wheel

3 and 9 o'clock

19

How are lanes numbered?

Outside lane = lane 1 (shoulder). Numbered sequentially to the inside lane (median).

20

TTCZ

Temporary Traffic Control Zone

21

Notification procedures that advise approaching motorists to transition from normal driving status to that required by the TTCZ.

Advance Warning

22

The action of merging several lanes of moving traffic on the upstream side of the incident into fewer moving lanes

Taper

23

Cones that extend from the taper cones along the lane striping to extend the temporary traffic control zone

Striping Cones

24

The protected work area shielded by the block from apparatus

Shadow

25

Area downstream of the incident that returns traffic to normal flow

Termination Zone

26

Minimum dispatch for LAR responses

2 apparatus with at least 1 engine or ladder

27

Wheel direction for blocking

Turn front wheels away from firefighters

28

Consideration for MVA in middle lanes

3rd fire apparatus

29

Cone placement rules

One firefighter placing/picking up cones, second firefighter spotting

30

Number 1 cause of winter driving accidents

Driving too fast