Module 4 – Space
Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
Visibility, space and time are the driver’s best defenses against risk.
Studies indicate that drivers who do not wear safety belts tend to take more risks while driving than drivers who do wear safety belts.
Risk is always present.
Two factors the driver cannot control in risk management are the roadway and environment.
Risk acceptance is a natural part of driving.
In city traffic, a driver often makes _____ decisions per mile.
Young drivers do not need as much space around the vehicle as they have quicker reaction times.
Risk compensation involves _____.
recognizing potential errors and making appropriate adjustments
Driving behavior is based on risk perception rather than actual risk.
You should look _____ seconds ahead of your vehicle for an open path of travel.
SEEit stands for _____.
search, evaluate, execute in time
Drivers need a space management system because _____.
they often do not perceive the risks that are present and they do not anticipate potential problems
There are _____ basic areas of operating space around a vehicle.
In the SEEit system, execute means _____.
to carry out our plan
The area around your vehicle that you can see while looking straight ahead is the _____.
field of vision
SEEit is a _____.
space management system, decision-making process, and a process judgment level of driving
A vehicle turning left with a green light _____.
must yield to oncoming traffic
While turning right, you should look _____.
at a target in your path of travel
Traditional mirror settings should be used _____.
if the rear window view is blocked
The proper position to begin a right turn is _____.
3 feet from the curb
Using contemporary mirror settings, space 4 would be seen _____.
in the driver’s side view mirror
You should signal at least _____ seconds before a turn.
When setting the driver’s side view mirror using the contemporary (BGE) setting, the driver should _____.
lean his/her head against the left-side window, be able to see the lane beside the vehicle when sitting correctly to drive, and be able to see a little of the vehicle in side view mirror when the head is leaned against the left-side mirror
Whether using the traditional or the contemporary mirror settings, the rear view mirror should be adjusted _____.
to frame the entire rear window
The correct steering for turns is _____.
When angle parking, the driver begins steering when _____.
the steering wheel is aligned with first line of space
It is better to back out of traffic than to back into traffic.
The safest way to change direction is a U turn.
In cities, U turns are allowed only at intersections.
A no left turn sign also prohibits a U turn.
The difference between a two-point turn and a three point turn is that you must back up in a three-point turn.
When choosing a spot for a turnabout, you should have at least _____ feet of visibility.
Backing into a driveway to turn around is known as a _____.
When parallel parking to the right, steer hard right and move back until _____.
you are at a 45 degree angle and you can see the right headlight of the vehicle behind in your side view mirror
When parallel parking, you should begin about _____ feet from the vehicle you want to park behind.
In limited space with no driveways available, you may need to execute a _____.
When parking uphill with a curb, _____.
turn your wheels away from the curb