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macula
a small area in the center of the retina that contains a dense cluster of cone cells
Cone cells
photoreceptors that are sensitive to color and fine detail
Visual Acuity
The ability to perceive objects precisely and notice small details with your central vision
Target Area
The section of the roadway where your target is located, as well as the area to its immediate left and right
Visual Target
an object ahead of you on the road that is in the center of your field of vision
Path of Travel (POT)
The space between your car and the target area that you've selected
your right tire is 3 ft from the road when:
the curb seems to intersect with the middle of the right half of the hood
your right tire is 3-6 inches from the curb when:
the curb seems to intersect the middle of the hood
your left tire is 3-6 inches from the curb when:
the curb seems to intersect the left corner of the hood
the rear of your car is 3-6 inches from the end of a parking space when:
the end of the parking space intersects with the left rear passenger window as you look back
the rear of your car is 3 ft from the end of a parking space when:
the end of the parking space intersects with the right rear passenger window as you look back