12 Feb 2022

TNPSC Road Safety Rules and Regulations Notes

Samacheer Kalvi Class 8 Road Safety Rules and Regulations Notes:

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I. Choose the correct answer:

1. At a red light
(a) You can keep going if the path looks clear.
(b) You must stop and wait for it to turn green.
(c) Quickly you can reply to your friend’s text message.
(d) You can attend the call.

2. Pedestrians can cross the road only ……………
(a) at anywhere  (b) near the signals  (c) at Zebra crossing  (d) none

3. Road Safety Week is celebrated in the month of …………… every year.
(a) December   (b) January  (c) March  (d) May

4. For emergency, call …………… for ambulance service.
(a) 108  (b) 100  (c) 106  (d) 101

5. What are the causes of road accidents?
(a) Over Speeding  (b) Drunken Driving  (c) Distraction to Drivers  (d) All of these

6. The first category of traffic signs is ……………
(a) Mandatory Signs  (b) Cautionary Signs  (c) Informatory Signs  (d) None of these

7. ‘Setu Bharatam’, a program was launched in ……………
(a) 2014  (b) 2015  (c) 2016  (d) 2017

8. Expand ABS:
(a) Anti Brake start  (b) Annual Base System  (c) Anti-lock Brake System  (d) None of these

9. Overtaking when approaching a bend is –
(a) permissible  (b) not permissible  (c) permissible with care  (d) our wish

10. When the ambulance is approaching –
(a) allow passage if there are no vehicles from the front side
(b) no preference need be given
(c) allow free passage by drawing to the side of the road
(d) drive behind the ambulance with great Speed

II. Fill in the Blanks:

1. Always keep …………… while driving.

2. Mandatory signs are exhibited in …………… shape.

3. ……………controls the speed of the vehicle.

4. Higher the speed; …………… the risk.

5. Use of in four-wheelers and …………… for two-wheelers has been brought under the law.


  1. to the left
  2. circular
  3. Automatic speed
  4. higher
  5. seat belt and helmets

III. Match the following:

  1. Pollution under control certificate – Zebra crossing
  2. One–time tax for a new car – Comic book on road safety
  3. Pedestrian – 6 months
  4. Brasilia Declaration – 15 years
  5. Swachha safer – Global conference


  1. Pollution under control certificate – 6 months
  2. One-time tax for a new car – 15 years
  3. Pedestrian – Zebra crossing
  4. Brasilia Declaration – Global conference
  5. Swachha safer – Comic book on road safety

IV. State true or false:

  1. The problem of accidents lies with roads only.
  2. Check mirrors before changing lanes.
  3. A flashing yellow signal indicates to slow down and proceed with caution.
  4. On a two-wheeler, only one pillion rider is allowed.
  5. The roads are one of the worst inventions of man.


  1. False
  2. True
  3. True
  4. True
  5. False

V. Consider the following statements and tick the appropriate answer:

1. Which of the following statements is/are not correct?
(i) Maintain the right distance to the vehicle in the front.
(ii) Maintain speed limit, never exceed the speed limit
(iii) Wearing a seat belt is not necessary while driving.
(iv) Don’t slow down on bend and turn in the road.

(a) i, iii only
(b) ii, iv only
(c) i, ii only
(d) iii, iv only
(d) iii, iv only

2. Assertion (a) : Drunken driving causes accidents.
Reason (R) : It hampers vision due to dizziness.
(a) A is correct and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) A is correct and R is not the correct explanation of A
(c) A is wrong and R is Correct
(d) Both are wrong
(a) A is correct and R is the correct explanation of A

3. Assertion (a) : Road signs are easy to comprehend.
Reason (R) : They are mostly pictorial.
(a) A is true but R is false.
(b) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(c) A is false but R is true.
(d) Both A and Rare true. R is not the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

Question 4.
Find the odd one out (road safety rules)
(a) Slow down on the bends
(b) Maintain the speed limit
(c) Use cell phone while driving
(d) Avoid walking on roads
(c) Use cell phone while driving


VI. Answer the following in one or two sentences:

1. How do you ensure road safety?
Road safety is primarily’ meant to protect and provide security for all those who travel on roads.

2. Why road safety is very important to us?

  1. Road accidents are undesired events that lead to injury or death.
  2. These deaths and injuries result in significant social and economic costs.
  3. The problem does not lie with roads, it is our carelessness that results in such misfortune.

3. What are the direct consequences of road accidents?
Direct consequences of Accidents: Fatality (death), Injury, Property damage.

4. Write a note on Brasilia Declaration on road safety.
Brasilia Declaration or road safety:

  1. Taking road safety as a serious issue, India signed Brasilia Declaration in 2015 through which the participants.
  2. Across the world are committed to improving road safety and ways to reduce traffic deaths by the end of this decade.

6. What is the aim of observing Road Safety Week?
Road Safety Week:

  1. Road safety week is a national event aimed at raising public awareness about traffic rules and ultimately reducing casualties due to road accidents.
  2. It is also intended to reinforce road safety behavior among road users.

7. Write any four traffic rules.
Traffic rules in India:

  1. On a two–way road, the driver must drive on the left side of the road.
  2. It is mandatory for the driver to slow down at all inter junctions and pedestrian crossings.
  3. If the driver is turning left, he has to rotate the hand in the anti-clockwise direction.
  4. On a two-wheeler, only one pillion rider is allowed.

8. How does alcohol affect driving?
Drunken Driving:

  1. Consumption of alcohol reduces concentration.
  2. It hampers vision due to dizziness.
  3. And driving under the influence of alcohol causes accidents.

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