When you turn the key in the ignition, the traction control warning light should come on for around 1 to 2 seconds, and then it should turn off as the vehicle starts. In the event that the light does not go out, it either means that your system has been deactivated, or that another problem has occurred. If this is the case for you, then you. To do as little backing as possible. B. Sound your horn to warn other drivers. C. To back up as quickly as possible. #2. When backing up or reversing your car, you should: A. Depend solely on your mirrors. B. Turn around and look directly through the rear window. C. Move quickly so you don't interfere with traffic.