Driver’s Ed. Chapter 5

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

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