ThinkFirst
SIU School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
P.O. Box 19679
Springfield, IL 62794-9679

Telephone Number:
217-545-9112

Fax number:
217-545-7901
E-mail address: thinkfirst@siumed.edu

 

You can print off the Questions and Answer sheets by clicking on the appropriate links.

Question sheet
Answer Sheet

1. True or False ?

The effect of alcohol on an individual is determined by two factors the amount of alcohol consumed and the
rate at which it is absorbed by the body.__________


Look for Website www.Cyberdriveillinois.com
Link: Illinois DUI Fact Book
Link: Driving under the Influence


 

2. Effective July 15, 2005 PA 94-0240 Prohibits the use of cell phones for drivers under the age of _____ unless it is for emergency purposes.

 

Look for the website: www.dot.state.il.us
Link: Traveling Public
Link: Traffic Safety – Graduate to Safety Graduated Licensing System

 

3. True or False?
Traffic Crashes are the greatest single causes of death for ages 16-28. almost half are alcohol related.__________ ?

.

Look for website: www.madd.org
Link: MADD

 

4. Seat belts are _____ effective in prevention of traumatic and fatal brain injuries.

 

Look for website: www.biail.org
Link: Prevention
Link: Prevention Education
Link: Statistics
Link: Transportation Safety

 

5. New Changes to Teen Driving Laws:
For the first ______months of a person’s license or until the driver is age______ , whichever occurs first, the number of passengers in a vehicle is limited to_______
Person under the age of_______ , unless the additional passenger(s) is a sibling, stepsibling, child or stepchild of the driver. These restrictions reduce the likelihood a driver will be distracted by a car full of fellow_______ .

 

Look for website: www.Cyberdriveillinois.com
Link: Rules of The Road Driver Education
Link: Illinois Driver’s License
Link: Age Restrictions

 

 

6. True or False?
Brain and chest injuries are the most frequent cause of death in collisions without seat belts_______.

 

Look for website: www.biail.org
Link: Prevention
Link: Prevention Education
Link: Statistics
Link: Transportation

 

7. Effective January 1, 2006 PA 94-0241. Each driver under the age of 18 years and each of the driver’s passengers under the age of ______years (changed from 18 ) shall wear a safety belt.

 

Look for the website: www.dot.state.il.us
Link: Traveling Public
Link: Traffic Safety
Link: Graduate to Safety Graduated Licensing System

 

 

8. Two out of ____ deaths among teens in the United States are a result of a motor vehicle crash.

 

Website: wwwthinkfirst.org
Link: ThinkFirst for Teens
Link: Facts and Prevention Tips
Link: Safety Belts

9. True or False?

Impairment is determined by the type of drink not the amount of alcohol ingested over a specific period of time_______.

 

Look for Website: www.madd.org
Link: MADD

 

 

10. In 2003, ______teens were killed in passenger crashes, and ______ teens were injured.

Look for the Website: www.nhtsa.dot.gov
Link: Traffic Safety
Link: New Drivers
Link: Safety Belts & Older Teens – 2005 Report