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 Highway Transportation System. What makes up the HTS in your own words?

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1  Highway Transportation System

2 What makes up the HTS in your own words?

3 HTS cont.  Streets  Highways  Drivers  Pedestrians  Cyclists  Motor vehicles( trucks, vans, cars, buses, construction eqp.

4 Three parts of HTS  What are 5 risk factors for each????

5 Reasons/goals for HTS  Regulated by Federal, State, and Local government/enforcement  First goal: to move people and things of cargo from one place to another in a safe, efficient, economical fashion.

6 S.I.P.D.E  Scan ahead for potential road hazards is a key part to safe driving  S- search  I-identify  P-predict  D-decide  E-execute

7 Scanning  What type of hazards can appear driving down the road?  An example:  Dog or deer are seen on the side of the road:  Make a plan and decide to execute…….GO

8 Safety on the Road  Give me 5 ways to reduce risks and accidents???  Drive only when in sound mental and physical condition  Develop driving skills  Anticipation of others  Keep vehicle in top condition  3 steps to protect yourself???

9 Cushion  What is the definition of space cushion?  What does a space cushion do for you in case of incidents?  What does it do for reaction time?

10 Smith System  Big picture  Eyes moving  Aim high in steering  Be seen  Leave a way out(which is called)  PAL and CARE, develop own acronym, do in pairs or threes.


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