Drivers Ed Module 3


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It is not necessary to signal if you are pulling to the curb to stop
The pivot point for backing and turning is the door post
When stopping on the right side of the road, you need to position your vehicle in lane position 3.
One hand steering is acceptable when backing the vehicle.
When backing and turning, you should look in the direction you are turning
The accepted procedure for backing straight is to place the left hand on the steering wheel at the 12 o'clock position and look over the right shoulder.
It is not necessary to stop when pulling out of a driveway if there is no traffic.
To back to the right, the driver will need to steer left.
The reference point for stopping 6 inches from a curb is over the right headlight.
Put the following procedures for preparing to move the vehicle in the order in which they should be performed.
1) Keep foot firmly on brake
2) select proper gear
3) check traffic
4) use proper signals
5) release the parking brake
6) recheck traffic including mirror and blind spots
7) select a gap
8) move foot from brake to accelerator
9) move to proper lane
When coming to a stop, it is a good idea to tap your brakes before applying full pressure to let others know what your intentions are.
The vision used to judge depth perception is
central vision
If the line of sight and the path of travel are not the same, you should reduce your speed
Which vision is first affected by fatigue, drugs, and speed
peripheral vision
The distance needed for steering around an object is shorter than the distance needed to brake for the object at speeds over 25
The visual search pattern includes
all of the above
(line of sight, path of travel, and the visual lead area)
The average field of vision is 125 degrees
Your field of vision is
what you can see while looking ahead
To read signs, you need good
focal vision
As speed increases, more steering input is needed for vehicle response
Average foot reaction time is
3/4 second
A driver should establish a visual search pattern to identify potential risk situations
when traveling 50-55 mph, a ___________ following interval is recommended.
4 second
Your visual lead time should be ________
20 seconds
The vehicle should make its initial stop
behind the sidewalk
Drivers preparing to turn left can help communicate this intention by using
lane position 2
Steering around an object is an example of
most crashes occur
at intersections
Drivers who have developed basic maneuvering skills are usually considered good drivers
The decision making process in driving is known as
In this diagram, the rear zone is
When driving you should look
all of the above
(ahead, behind, to the sides)
New drivers can usually develop good habits quickly
Experts believe it takes ______ positive performances to create a lasting habit
Habit levels of performance mean that tasks are done in a sequence without thinking about them
Which lane position provides maximum space within the lane on each side of the vehicle
lane position 1
Most crashes involving teen drivers result from improper search
Developing a procedure for driving tasks will help ensure performance at the habit level with acceptable performance
Determining whether a pedestrian may step into your path of travel is an example of
Looking for potential hazards is know as