Driver’s Ed Module 5: Management

In city traffic, a driver often makes ___ decisions per mile.
50-60
Risk compensations involves ___.
recognizing potential errorsand making appropiate adjustments
Drivers need a space management system because ___,
-They often do not percieve the risk that are present
-They do not anticipate potential problems
The space management system we will use is the ___.
SEE iT system
When driving, you should look ___.
-Ahead
-Behind
-To the sides
Looking for potential hazards is known as ___.
Searching
Steering around an object is known as ___.
Executing
Determining whether a pedestrian may step into your path of travel is an example of ___.
Evaluating
Drivers preparing to turn left can help communicate this intention by using ___.
Lane placement 2
Most crashes occur ___.
At intersections
When an area around a vehicle is not available to the driver, it is called a ___.
Closed zone
To search effectively, drivers need to know ___.
-Where to look
-What to look for
-How to evaluate what they see
The driver should fully search at least ___ seconds ahead of the vehicle for an open path of travel.
20-30
Staggered stop lines ___.
-Allow a wider turning radius
-Increase visibility
A red traffic light is an example of ___.
A closed zone
Before turning right on red, the driver must ___.
-Stop
-Yield to pedestrians
-Yield to traffic approaching from the left
When stopped in a traffic behind another vehicle, the driver should ___.
At least a car length (at least be able to see the rear tires of the vehicle ahead touching the pavement)
Classifying traffic elements into major groups helps organize a visual search pattern.
True
Vehicle placement is a method of communicating with other highway users.
True
Braking distance and stopping distance are the same.
False
The eyes don’t tell the brain what they see — the brain tells the eyes what to look for.
True
Risk is always present.
True
Studies indicate that drivers who do not wear safety belts tend to take more risk while driving than drivers who do wear safety belts.
True
Younger drivers do not need as much space around the vehicle as they have quicker reaction times.
False
Driving behavior is based on risk perception rather than actual risk.
True