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(Zone Control) 6 zones that surround your vehicle

Left front, front, right front, left rear, rear, right rear

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Primary reason we use push-pull steering with the 8&4 or 9&3 hand position?

So that if airbags are deployed the drivers hands are not pushed back into their face

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A red icon appears on the instrument cluster and stays on while driving, what is needed?

This means there's a safety issue or something is seriously wrong with your car. Safely pull over, turn off the engine, and call a repair service, auto shop, or refer to your owner’s manual to determine the problem and if your car needs a tow, etc.

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Reference point

A reference point is a place on the car that you see in relationship to a place on the ground.

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5 standard reference points

Front limit, Rear limit, Right side limit, 3 feet away from right edge, Left side limit

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Front Limit

Corner post/side mirrors (Line up 3-6 inch line/curb to front of car)

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Rear Limit

Middle of side rear window/1 foot behind door post (Line up 3-6 inch line/curb to rear of car)

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Right Side Limit

Center of the hood (Line up 3-6 inch line/curb to the right side of the car)

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3 Feet Away from the Right Edge

Middle of the right half of hood (Line up 3 ft line/curb to the right side of the car)

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Left Side Limit

1 Foot inside left front corner of hood (Line up 3-6 inch curb to the left side of the car)

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What does it mean to keep your vehicle “in balance”

To keep your vehicle “in balance” means to use smooth, precise steering, braking, and accelerating actions

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How to keep your vehicle in balance throughout curves and turns

You keep your vehicle in balance throughout curves and turns by maintaining a constant speed

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When parking and securing your vehicle, you need to apply the brake firmly until which two items have been taken care of? Then turn off the headlights and engine

Put vehicle in park and put e-brake on

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Target

A stationary object that’s as far ahead as you can see, above the center of your intended lane

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Zone Control =

Space Management

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Turn off high beams and fog lights when

Following another car within 350 ft in front of you, an oncoming vehicle is within 500 ft

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3 categories of road signs

Regulatory, Warning, Guidance

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Warning signs

Yellow/Orange and black, warn you to slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary; a special situation or hazard is ahead, change in attention, speed, position is needed

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Regulatory signs

White and black, instructing and reinforcing traffic laws and regulations

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Guidance signs

Green/blue/brown, directional and mileage information to specific destinations

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Open zone

Zone is open for you to travel in, more than 4 seconds of space

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Closed zone

Zone you are unable to travel in because of LOS or POT obstruction

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Unstable Zone

Zone that has potential for danger or hazard is present in that zone

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Legal stop

Stop made at the stop line, crosswalk, implied crosswalk, or curb line as required by law

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Safety stop

Moving your car forward until you have an unobstructed view of approaching traffic

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How many LP’s are there

5

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Where is lane position 1

The middle of the lane (basic position)

<p>The middle of the lane (basic position)</p>
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Where is lane position 2

The left of the lane, not passing lane line

<p>The left of the lane, not passing lane line</p>
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Where is lane position 3

The right of the lane, not passing lane line

<p>The right of the lane, not passing lane line</p>
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Where is lane position 4

The far left on the lane, partially passing lane line

<p>The far left on the lane, partially passing lane line</p>
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Where is lane position 5

The far right on the lane, partially passing lane line

<p>The far right on the lane, partially passing lane line</p>
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What vision is needed for reference points and lane lines?

Fringe vision

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Zone control searching

Searching zones for changing conditions and LOS/POT problems

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Reference points help you:

Maneuver tight spaces accurately, determine LP and front/rear position

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Can you start your turn after the legal stop?

Yes, if no safety stop is needed and after yielding/waiting (if required)

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Emergency vehicles

Vehicles going in both directions on a non-divided highway or street (no median) must pull over/stop for emergency vehicles passing with lights/sirens on

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Bicycles can share the road when:

They are going in the same direction as traffic

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Approaching intersection look:

Rearview, 45 left, front, 45 right

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At intersection look:

Rearview, 90 left, front, 90 right

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Crossbuck=

Yield

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Proper intersection search pattern (without degrees)

Rear, left, front, right

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When checking mirror(s) look for:

Speed, size, and distance away of the vehicles behind

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Point of no return

When you do not have 2 seconds to stop

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Fixed zones

Stationary

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Moving zones

Moving

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When you back and turn, your pivot point is:

Over the rear wheels

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ARSMOG

Alert, Rearview Mirror, Signal, Mirrors, Over the shoulder, Go when safe

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Required insurance coverage

Liability, PIP, Uninsured motorist bodily injury

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WORST way to communicate with other drivers

Flashing high-beam headlights

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Roads are slickest from rainfall:

First 15 minutes of rain after a long dry spell

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Don’t use high beams in:

Fog, snow, or when oncoming traffic is within 500 ft and following within 350 ft

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If a vehicle drifts into your lane

Look to crash softly, steer to right (LP 3/5)

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On freeways left lane is used for

Passing left and turning left

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Tailgated

Consider increasing follow distance

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Check the rear when driving once every

15 seconds

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Regaining control from skid

Don’t brake/accelerate, aim towards target

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Fog line

A bright white line painted on the right side of a roadway separating the roadway from what is known as an improved shoulder

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Rumble strips

A series of raised elements intended to alert inattentive drivers at or near the center line of a roadway

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Why is it good practice to have headlights on during the day?

So other drivers can see you from all angles

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Reference points help overcome blind spots by

Maneuvering tight spaces, determine LP, front/rear, comprehending distance

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Cars going straight typically:

Go first, while cars backing yield to EVERYONE

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How should you approach your vehicle?

You should approach your vehicle with your key in hand facing out and searching for dangerous circumstances. Do not unlock your car before you have approached.

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Shape of regulatory signs

Triangle, octagon, or vertical rectangle

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Shape of warning signs

Triangular, diamond

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Shape of guide signs

Circle, rectangle (trapezoid?)

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How should you yield to pedestrians crossing at intersections or crosswalks?

Stop and remain stopped at any crosswalk (marked or unmarked) until people walking have cleared your lane, plus the lane next to you.

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How should you yield to blind pedestrians?

Stop if the person is about to cross or is crossing the road. Remain stopped until the person has crossed the entire road, even if you have a green light.

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What is required when turning right on a red light?

Bring the vehicle to a complete stop, yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians (LP 1/3)

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What is required when turning left on a round green light?

Yield to pedestrians and oncoming traffic (LP 1/2)

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How do you yield at a two way stop

Drivers turning left yield right of way to cars approaching or going straight-usually the driver that gets there first has right of way (when in doubt yield to driver on right)

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How do you yield at an uncontrolled intersection?

Yield to vehicles in the intersection or approaching from the right

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How do you yield at a T-intersection?

If you are driving on the dead end road, you must yield to traffic that is going past from the left and right

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How do you yield in a roundabout?

Entering traffic must yield to both lanes of the circulating roadway

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What are the two biggest factors in work zone related crashes?

Driver inattention and speeding

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How should you safely handle railroad crossing?

Treat it as a yield/stop sign

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Define yield

Let other road users go first

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Oregon’s Basic Speed Law

A motorist must drive at a speed that is reasonable, not surpassing the speed limit, and safe for conditions

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Solid Yellow Line

Passing is prohibited, two way

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Dashed Yellow Line

Passing is allowed, two way

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Solid White Line

Passing is prohibited, one way

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Dashed White Line

Passing is allowed, one way

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Double Solid Yellow Line

Passing is prohibited, two way

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One solid line, one dotted line

Passing is prohibited on one side, for the other it is allowed

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Use of central vision

Central Vision to see our target, provide a visual lead, and read signs and signals

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Use of fringe vision

Fringe Vision to see reference points for precision vehicle placement

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Line of sight blockage

Your line of sight is the visible path of travel from your vehicle to the target area. A blockage is something stopping you from seeing something in your line of sight

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Path of travel blockage

Path of travel is the series of continuous positions your vehicle takes in the process of moving to your target. A blockage is something that prevents you from continuing on your path safely.

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How do you drive safely through curves

Reduce speed before entering the curve, and slowly lighten the pressure on the brake until reaching the apex point. At the apex or exit point, apply light acceleration to pull the car out of the curve.

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What type of zone is a curve

Closed

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Zone Control

An organized method for managing six zones of space surrounding your vehicle. Allows you to see and respond to changes in the traffic environment.

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Searching in zone control

Search for LOS/POT blockages

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Types of insurance converage

Propety damage liability, bodily injury liability, medical payments insurance, collision coverage, comprehensive coverage, no fault coverage, uninsured motorist coverage

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How do you enter a freeway

On the on ramp

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Freeway speed

Match speed of others

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Who yields on freeways

People on the on ramp to people already on the freeway

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3 Stop positions

before the line, before the crosswalk, before the two roads meet

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3 Braking actions

Controlled braking, Threshold braking, Cover braking

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Controlled braking

Press the brakes smoothly while applying steady pressure

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Threshold braking

Brake with maximum pressure until car almost fully stops, then lightly roll forward until desired stop position

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Cover braking

Removing your right foot from the accelerator and hovering it over the brake pedal, without initially applying any pressure

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