Driver’s Ed Chapter 5

Flashcard maker : Elizabeth Bates
Risk factors contributed by the roadway and the environment might include…
Construction, sharp curve, snow, and ice.
The driving task is primarily a…
Thinking task.
When you apply the IPDE Process, you may decide to…
Change speed, change direction, or communicate with others.
What is the Zone Control System?
A method of organizing space zones around your vehicle.
How many zones of space surrounding your vehicle are incorporated in the Zone Control System?
Six
A closed zone means…
A space not open to you because of a restriction in your line of sight intended path of travel.
How many searching ranges need to be evaluated in your path of travel?
Three.
The process of searching critical areas of the traffic environment in a regular sequence is called…
An orderly visual search pattern.
You should practice your orderly visual search pattern…
As a passenger in a vehicle.
When you look far ahead as you drive, you are…
Identifying clues and analyzing the situation before your zone becomes closed.
Scanning means to…
Glance quickly and continually.
Searching for specific driving-related clues…
Is different in different environments.
As you drive on a residential street, you spot the following clues: a parked vehicle with front wheels turned toward the street and a person sitting behind the wheel. You should…
Predict that the vehicle met enter your path.
When you identify that a roadway is narrowing from a multi lane to a single lane, you should…
Move into the through lane as soon as possible.
When you use the predict step in the IPDE Process, you…
Judge where possible points of conflict may occur.
Making driving judgements involves…
Measuring, comparing, and evaluating a traffic solution.
How can you prepare yourself to deal with the worst possible actions of other HTS users?
Assume others will make mistakes.
You are going to change direction, therefore you must…
Leave yourself an out.
You compromise space when you…
Cannot separate or minimize hazards.
To compromise space means to…
Minimize hazards.
When you must handle several hazards at the same time, the best tactic is to…
Adjust speed to separate the hazards.
If you lock the brakes when braking suddenly, you…
Lose steering ability.
Communication with others to reduce risk in a possible conflict situation involves…
Making sure others see you.
When braking in an emergency stop, you should…
Avoid locking the brakes.
To avoid last-minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about…
12 seconds or more.

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