2.6.7 – Roadway Work Zones Speeding traffic is the number one cause of injury and death in roadway work zones. Observe the posted speed limits at all times when approaching and driving through a work zone. Watch your speedometer, and don’t allow your speed to creep up as you drive through long sections of road construction. Decrease your speed for adverse weather or road conditions. Decrease your speed even further when a worker is close to the roadway. Subsections 2.4, 2.5, and 2.6 Test Your Knowledge 1. How far ahead does the manual say you should look 2. What are two main things to look for ahead 3. Whats your most important way to seethe sides and rear of your vehicle 4. What does "communicating" mean in safe driving 5. Where should you place reflectors when stopped on a divided highway 6. What three things add up to total stopping distance 7. If you go twice as fast, will your stopping distance increase by two or four times 8. Empty trucks have the best braking. True or False 9. What is hydroplaning 10. What is "black ice These questions maybe on the test. If you can't answer them all, reread subsections 2.4, 2.5, and 2.6.