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driver's ed chapter 11
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not retaliate or in any way engage the other driver
what is one thing a driver can do if they encounter an angry or aggressive driver?
drowsy driving, highway hypnosis
what is the term meant for drowsiness behind the wheel, which could affect your ability to safely drive your vehicle?
keeping them more alert and awake by focusing on something that is important to driving
what is meant by exercising your eyes to prevent fatigues while driving?
what is the term used for planning ahead for the unexpected?
to see how far away you need to be from a vehicle in front of you, a driver can count to three after a person passes a sign or monument in front of them, and if they pass that sign/monument after 3 seconds, they are far enough away
explain the 3-second rule
what are most rear end collisions caused by?
weather conditions, road conditions
list two factors to consider when deciding your speed (besides speed limits)
when a car gets trapped inbetween railroad tracks after following cars. a driver should be at least 15 feet away
explain "never getting trapped" in regards to vehicles and trains.
turn off the cruise control and increase the following distance
drive with the headlights set on dim or using fog lights
use turn signals long before making a turn
list 3 precautions to take when driving in the fog
water, dust, oil, and leaves can cause the roadway to become slippery
why is it most dangerous to drive when it first starts to rain?
is it acceptable to use cruise control during rainy weather?
trucks, recreational vehicles, campers, trailers-in-tow
what vehicles struggle most driving in high winds
they main remain icy after the rest of the roadway is clear and dry
why should we approach bridges, shaded spots, and overpasses more slowly when it's winter?
pump it to build pressure, if that doesn't work, use the emergency or parking brake and to slow down the car, the driver should put the car in a lower gear
explain what a driver should do if their brakes fail.
hook their toe under it, if it doesn't come unstuck, shift the vehicle into neutral and brake slowly to slow down
explain what a driver should do if their gas pedal sticks?
signal and look for traffic openings before merging
make sure you're in the right exit lane
use turn signals to indicate your exit
when entering an expressway, what 3 things should you be doing in the speed-change lane?
dim the dashboard lights, use the sun visor to avoid glare, and avoid using any other light inside the vehicle
use edge lines and center lines of the roadway as guides
not stop on the roadway, but if they must stop use a red warning light
what are 3 precautions a driver should take when driving at night.
this may cause skidding or locked wheels
what is the problem with sudden braking in a curve?
the direction of the skid
what direction should you steer your car when your vehicle is skidding?
grip the wheel firmly, ease their foot off the gas and brake gently. after checking for traffic behind the vehicle, the driver should gently steer the vehicle back onto the pavement
what should you do if your wheels drift off the pavement onto the shoulder of the road?
pull off the road, turn off the engine, move away from the vehicle, and call 911
what should you do if smoke or fire appears from your car?
try to escape through a window, if you can't, go to the back air bubble and kick open a window
what should you do if your car sinks in water?
you put yourself at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning
why should you never run the engine of your vehicle in the garage?
remain in the vehicle until help arrives, if fire is an immediate danger, jump clear of it- when jumping never touch the ground and the car at the same time
what should you do if a power line falls onto your car
there will be no change after the ticket has been made
if you wish to give an officer an explanation, why should you do so before they go back to their car?
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