IDEC module 3

Impaired Driving Quiz

1. Which of the following statements is true regarding drugs and impaired driving?

A. Drugs are any substance that, when taken into the body, can impair the ability of a person to safely operate a vehicle.
B. Only illegal substances are considered drugs.
C. Alcohol is not considered a drug.
D. None of the above

2. Polydrug impairment refers to a situation where an individual is under the influence of two or more impairing substances.

A. True
B. False

3. The three most common drugs in crash-involved drivers are ______, ______, and ______.

A. Alcohol, opiates, and cocaine
B. Alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drugs/opiates
C. Marijuana, LSD, and alcohol
D. Prescription drugs/opiates, marijuana, and methamphetamine

4. Perception Reaction Time (or PRT) is the time it takes to begin an action to avoid a threat. How long is PRT when driving under normal conditions?

A. About 0.5 seconds
B. About 1 second
C. About 1.5 seconds
D. About 3 seconds

5. Which of the following is a way that marijuana use may impair driving?

A. Slows reaction time
B. Increases likelihood of speeding
C. Lane weaving
D. All of above