Driver’s Ed. Chapter 5

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4-6 Second Range
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Area where you will be traveling during the next 4 to 6 seconds, and where you get the final update of how you are controlling your intended path of travel.
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12-15 Second Range
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Area you will be traveling in during the next 12 to 15 seconds, and where you need to identify changes in your path of travel.
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Closed Zone
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Space not open to you because of a restriction in your line of sight or intended path of travel.
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Compromise Space
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Reduce risk by giving as much space as possible to the greater of two or more hazards.
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Depth Perception
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Ability to judge distance between yourself and other objects.
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Execute
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Fourth step of the IPD eat process, in which a driver performs proper vehicle control responses to avoid possible conflicts.
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Field of Vision
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All the area of a person can see while looking straight ahead.
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Ground Viewing
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Making quick glances to the roadway in front of your vehicle.
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identify
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The first step in the IPD easy process, in which the driver locates potential hazards.
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Line of Sight
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Distance you can see ahead in the direction you are looking.
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maneuver
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A driving action
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minimize a Hazard
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Reduce the possibility of conflict by putting more space between your vehicle and the hazard.
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Open Zone
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Space where you can drive without a restriction to your line of sight or intended path of travel.
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Orderly Visual Search Pattern
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Process of searching critical areas in a regular sequence.
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Predict
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Second step of the IP DE process in which the driver anticipates possible conflicts.
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Risk Factor
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Anything that can increase the possibility of a collision.
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Scanning
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Glancing continually and quickly with very brief Eye fixations through your orderly visual search pattern.
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Space Cushion
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Open area around a vehicle consisting of adequate following distance between it and the vehicles ahead and behind, plus swerve paths to left and right.
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Target Area
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Section of roadway where the target is located and the area to the left and right of the target
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Target-area Range
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Space from your vehicle to the target area.
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Zone
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One of six areas of space around a vehicle that is the width of a lane and extends as far as the driver can see.
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The space around their cars
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The zone Control system is designed to help drivers manage?
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These are the eight steps in an orderly visual search pattern
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Look ahead, evaluate your zones, check the rearview mirror, evaluate and check your 4 to 6 second and 12 to 15 second ranges, and check your speedometer and gauges
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Selective seeing
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Identifying and selecting only those clues and events that restrict your line of sight or can change your intended path of travel is called
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Make a judgment about the consequences
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In order to predict how hazards might affect your path of travel, you have to evaluate the situation and
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Speed control, steering, and communicating
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The three main actions you can execute when driving
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1) adjust speed and direction 2) allow two hazards to separate 3) adjust and sit space between hazards with a compromise decision
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When driving there are three main decisions you can make
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1)Driver contributed factors 2) vehicle contributed factors 3) roadway and environment contributed factors
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What are the three risk factors?
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So you see completely around your car
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Why are there six zones in the zone control system?
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Using an orderly visual search pattern will keep you aware of all drivers around you and risks and keep you alert
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How does an orderly visual search pattern help make you a low risk driver?
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12 seconds or more??????
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To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about?
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Stop as long as the red lights are flashing or stop sign is displayed
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A school bus ahead of you in your lane is stopped with red lights flashing you should?
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Can make others angry, receive a traffic citation, and cut your in their response time and ability to avoid problems.
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When you tailgate other drivers you?
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Wait until your car is stopped and out of traffic to call? B
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The safest precaution you can take regarding the use of cell phone and driv g is?i
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All the time
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You must a traffic officer and school crossing guards?

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