15 DKT Questions of Seat Belts / Restraints

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# 1. You want to give a lift to a friend and his four month old baby. Before you do, you need to make sure -

A. Your driver's licence permits you to carry children under the age of twelve months.
B. You have a baby restraint properly fitted to your vehicle.
C. You have enough seat belts for all the passengers, including the baby.

Explanation : SB017 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 2. Seat belts and child restraints (eg baby capsules and child seats) -

A. Must always be worn properly, and adjusted tightly.
B. Are only needed on short trips.
C. Are only needed on long trips.

Explanation : SB011 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 3. You are driving a vehicle that only has a seat belt for the driver. To reduce the danger of being in a vehicle without a seat belt, where is the best place for passengers to sit?

A. In the front seat.
B. In the front seat sharing your seat belt.
C. In the back seat.

Explanation : SB013 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 4. Child restraints (eg, baby capsules and child seats) -

A. Are not as safe as holding a child in your arms.
B. Should be fitted according to the manufacturers` instructions.
C. Need only be used if the child wants to sleep.

Explanation : SB012 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 5. Which one of the following statements is correct? Seat belts -

A. Save lives and prevent injury.
B. Do not have to be used in the rear seat.
C. Are not necessary for good drivers.

Explanation : SB008 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 6. Babies under 6 months old should travel -

A. In the front seat using a seat belt.
B. In an approved baby restraint (eg baby capsule) attached to an anchorage point.
C. In the front seat with a parent.

Explanation : SB006 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 7. Which of the following statements is correct?

A. Seat belts and child restraints are only required on short trips.
B. By law, all occupants of a car (unless exempt) need to be restrianed by a properly fitted and adjusted seat belt or a child restraint.
C. Occupants in a car fitted with airbags are not required to wear a seat belt.

Explanation : SB023 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 8. A child over 12 months, must -

A. Not travel in a motor vehicle.
B. Sit in the front seat of the vehicle.
C. Use a seat belt or child seat.

Explanation : SB004 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 9. The adult passenger in the rear is breaking the law because she is -

A. Distracting the driver.
B. Not wearing the available seat belt.
C. Sitting in the back seat.

Explanation : SB003 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 10. A car is carrying a driver and 3 adult passengers. There are seat belts in all seating positions. By law, seat belts must be worn by -

A. Only the driver.
B. Only the driver and front seat passenger.
C. All four people.

Explanation : SB002 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 11. When passengers get in the car and do not put their seat belts on, the safest thing to do is -

A. Tell them the car has seat belts and they should wear them.
B. Drive slower than you normally would so the passengers are safe.
C. Say nothing because it's the passengers' responsibility to wear their seat belts.

Explanation : SB016 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 12. The most effective device for protecting passengers when in an accident is -

A. Padded instrument panels.
B. Safety door latches.
C. Seat belts.

Explanation : SB007 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 13. You give a friend and her 12 year old son a lift. Your friend sits in the front and her son gets in the back. The boy does not put his seat belt on. By law, who has to make sure the child wears his seat belt?

A. You do, because you are the driver.
B. Your friend does because she is the parent.
C. The child does because it is always the passenger's responsibility.

Explanation : SB022 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 14. If there is a 2 year old child in the car while you are driving and the child is not wearing a seat belt, who is responsible?

A. The child.
B. The parent of the child.
C. The driver.

Explanation : SB009 - Seat Belts / Restraints

# 15. You want to fit a baby restraint to your car. What should you secure the restraint to?

A. Only at the back using the seat belt provided.
B. Any seat belt in the back or front of the car.
C. An anchorage point designed for a baby restraint.

Explanation : SB019 - Seat Belts / Restraints