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Chapter 1. You Are The Driver. 1.1 You Are Part Of The System. Highway Transportation System (HTS) Purpose – is to move people and cargo from one place to another in a safe and economical manner Three Parts of the HTS People Vehicles Roadways. 1.1 You Are Part of The System. People

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chapter 1

Chapter 1

You Are The Driver

1 1 you are part of the system
1.1 You Are Part Of The System
  • Highway Transportation System (HTS)
    • Purpose – is to move people and cargo from one place to another in a safe and economical manner
    • Three Parts of the HTS
      • People
      • Vehicles
      • Roadways
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1.1 You Are Part of The System
  • People
    • Pedestrians
    • Drivers
    • Riders
    • You Tube – Pedestrians on the Road
1 1 you are part of the system2
1.1 You Are Part of The System
  • Vehicles
    • Cars
    • Trucks
    • Buses
    • Mopeds
    • Campers
    • Farm Equipment
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1.1 You Are Part of The System
  • Roadways
    • Paved
    • Dirt
    • Gravel
    • Wet/Rain
    • Snow
    • Ice
    • Uneven
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1.1 You Are Part of The System
  • Regulating the HTS (Highway Transportation System)
    • Drivers – Most Important
    • Federal Agencies – develop the traffic safety guidelines
    • State Agencies (State Police)- Enforce Laws
    • Local Agencies (Aurora Police) – Enforce Laws
    • Vehicle Code Book – federal and state laws that regulate the HTS
1 2 your driving task
1.2 Your Driving Task
  • Your Driving Task consists of three parts
    • Social Skills – interacting with other drivers
    • Physical Skills – ability to control your car
    • Mental (Decision-Making) Skills – involves decision making skills
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1.2 Your Driving Task
  • Social Skills
    • You must interact with people successfully
    • You must obey laws
    • You must cooperate with others
    • You must be courteous to others
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1.2 Your driving Task
  • Physical Skills
    • Your handling the car must become a habit
    • New drivers must concentrate on the physical part of driving, heavily
    • After a lot of practice habits develop and you can focus on the social and mental parts of driving
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1.2 Your Driving Task
  • Mental Skills
    • Decision Making
    • You will learn how to use the IPDE Process to become successful at making decisions while driving
    • You must become a defensive driver to protect you from dangerous driving situations
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1.2 Your Driving Task
  • The IPDE Process
    • Identify
      • Important information in the ongoing driving scene
    • Predict
      • When and where the conflicts will develop
    • Decide
      • When, where and how to communicate, adjust speed and/or change position to avoid conflict
    • Execute
      • The right action(s) to prevent conflict
      • The Smith System and Zone Control are two examples of systems that apply the IPDE
1 3 your driving responsibilities
1.3 Your Driving Responsibilities
  • Driving is a Privilege – not a right
    • The keys are in your hands – you must obey traffic laws, be responsible and respect having a driver’s license
    • Three Parts you are in control of
      • Attitude
      • Knowledge
      • Skills
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1.3 Your Driving Responsibilities
  • Attitude
    • Your willingness to learn and to effectively use safe-driving habits
    • Who’s in control of YOUR attitude? Attitudes, Habits & Feelingshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rm-MCDoi0GI (2:45)
    • Road Rage
      • Very dangerous and shows you have a negative attitude towards driving
    • Reckless Driving
      • Brings you negative attention Aggressive Driving -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fL6QuF3O8qs
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1.3 Your Driving Responsibilities
  • Breakdowns in the HTS
  • Breakdowns occur when any part of the system does not work well
  • Examples
    • Traffic congestions
    • Collisions
  • Accident vs. Collision
    • Accident – implies that something just happens by chance
    • Collision – occurs when a vehicle conflicts with and hits another object
1 3 your driving responsibilty
1.3 Your Driving Responsibilty

Common Driving Errors

Under or Over Steer

Brake Late

Roll through a stop sign

Drive too close to center line

Speeding

Not using turn signal

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1.3 Your Driving Responsibilities
  • Breakdowns
  • Causes of Collisions (serious)
    • Following another vehicle too closely
    • Driving too fast for conditions
    • Driving after drinking or using drugs
    • Cell phone use/TEXTING
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1.3 Your Driving Responsibilities
  • Breakdowns
  • Causes of Death
  • Two Main Age Groups
    • Teenagers

Elderly

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1.3 Your Driving Responsibilities
  • Financial Responsibility
    • Gas
    • Maintenance
    • Insurance
    • Car payment
  • Environmental Responsibility
    • Air pollution
    • Chemical spills/Clean –ups
    • Solution – buy environmentally efficient cars
1 4 your driver s license
1.4 Your Driver’s License

Graduate Driver Licensing Program

Permit Phase

Intermediate Phase

Full-Privilege Phase

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Implied Consent Law

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