# Map-reading Jeopardy Anatomy of an Atlas Technique Rules of Thumb Application Application The Sequel \$200 \$300 \$400 \$500 \$400 \$300 \$200 \$500 \$400 \$300.

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Map-reading Jeopardy Anatomy of an Atlas Technique Rules of Thumb Application Application The Sequel \$200 \$300 \$400 \$500 \$400 \$300 \$200 \$500 \$400 \$300 \$200 \$500 \$400 \$300 \$200 \$500 \$400 \$300 \$200 Final Jeopardy Final Jeopardy \$100

1 - \$100 This is a diagram, usually found at the front of the atlas, which explains symbols used throughout the atlas. This is a diagram, usually found at the front of the atlas, which explains symbols used throughout the atlas. What is the legend? What is the legend?

1 - \$200 This diagram shows the ratio of distance on the map corresponding to distance on the road. This diagram shows the ratio of distance on the map corresponding to distance on the road. What is the map-scale? What is the map-scale?

1 - \$300 This indicates north in an atlas. This indicates north in an atlas. What is the compass? What is the compass?

1 - \$400 Look here for legal weight and size limits by state, low-clearance locations, and restricted routes. Look here for legal weight and size limits by state, low-clearance locations, and restricted routes. State/Provincial Directory and National Weight & Size Provisions. State/Provincial Directory and National Weight & Size Provisions.

1 - \$500 This section provides distances between many major cities. This section provides distances between many major cities. What is the Mileage Guide/Directory? What is the Mileage Guide/Directory?

2 - \$100 Use this routing option to prevent driving through major cities. Use this routing option to prevent driving through major cities. What is a bypass? What is a bypass?

2 - \$200 When planning a route, you need to know this in addition to your origin and destination. When planning a route, you need to know this in addition to your origin and destination. What are fuel-stops? What are fuel-stops?

2 - \$300 These are two ways to re-establish your bearings, if you find you are no longer on the planned route. These are two ways to re-establish your bearings, if you find you are no longer on the planned route. What are major-intersections and landmarks? What are major-intersections and landmarks?

2 - \$400 These are the two quickest ways to locate a city in an atlas. These are the two quickest ways to locate a city in an atlas. What are using the index and grid coordinates and look for the city in bold-type? What are using the index and grid coordinates and look for the city in bold-type?

2 - \$500 This indicates a route that trucks wider than 96 inches and trailers longer than 48 feet are required to use. This indicates a route that trucks wider than 96 inches and trailers longer than 48 feet are required to use. What is a designated truck route? What is a designated truck route?

3 - \$100 The GPS is very convenient, but you can only find low-clearance locations and truck-restricted routes here. The GPS is very convenient, but you can only find low-clearance locations and truck-restricted routes here. What is a motor carrier’s atlas? What is a motor carrier’s atlas?

3 - \$200 This is the reason you shouldn’t rely on older maps. This is the reason you shouldn’t rely on older maps. What is that roads are always changing? What is that roads are always changing?

3 - \$300 These interstates run north to south. These interstates run north to south. What are “Odd-numbered interstates”? What are “Odd-numbered interstates”?

3 - \$400 This is the reason to pay attention to signs along the route. This is the reason to pay attention to signs along the route. What is “To make sure you are following the planned route”. What is “To make sure you are following the planned route”.

3 - \$500 Use these tools to calculate the distance of your route so you know how much time to allow. Use these tools to calculate the distance of your route so you know how much time to allow. What are the map scale and mileage directory? What are the map scale and mileage directory?

4 - \$100 How far is it from Chattanooga, TN to Daytona Beach, FL? How far is it from Chattanooga, TN to Daytona Beach, FL? 558 miles (Mileage Guide) 558 miles (Mileage Guide)

4 - \$200 Where would you find the symbol that indicates a weigh-station? Where would you find the symbol that indicates a weigh-station? The legend The legend

4 - \$300 If you are picking up a load in Tunnel Hill, GA to deliver in Valdosta, GA would you stay on I-75 the whole way? If you are picking up a load in Tunnel Hill, GA to deliver in Valdosta, GA would you stay on I-75 the whole way? No. Use bypasses to go around major cities. You would bypass Atlanta and Macon. In this case you could avoid heavy traffic and a potential fine. No. Use bypasses to go around major cities. You would bypass Atlanta and Macon. In this case you could avoid heavy traffic and a potential fine.

4 - \$400 How many weigh-stations will you stop at between Memphis, TN and Knoxville, TN? How many weigh-stations will you stop at between Memphis, TN and Knoxville, TN? Two Two

4 - \$500 In Kentucky, is the clearance height of KY 177 of sufficient height for you to use that route? In Kentucky, is the clearance height of KY 177 of sufficient height for you to use that route? No. The clearance-height is 9’9”. You should allow 13’6”. (State/Provincial Directory) No. The clearance-height is 9’9”. You should allow 13’6”. (State/Provincial Directory)

5 - \$100 What is the closest city to Ellinwood, KS? What is the closest city to Ellinwood, KS? Great Bend, KS Great Bend, KS

5 - \$200 Calculate the mileage from Lincoln, NE to Jacksonville, FL with a fuel-stop in Nashville, TN. Calculate the mileage from Lincoln, NE to Jacksonville, FL with a fuel-stop in Nashville, TN. Lincoln, NE to Nashville, TN = 765 miles Lincoln, NE to Nashville, TN = 765 miles Nashville, TN to Jacksonville, FL = 596 miles Nashville, TN to Jacksonville, FL = 596 miles Total miles = 1361 miles Total miles = 1361 miles

5 - \$300 How many rest-areas will you have access to from Macon, GA to Valdosta, GA via I-75? How many rest-areas will you have access to from Macon, GA to Valdosta, GA via I-75? Three Three

5 - \$400 In Tennessee, what are the legal width and height size limits for a commercial tractor? In Tennessee, what are the legal width and height size limits for a commercial tractor? Width: 102” Width: 102” Height: 13’6” Height: 13’6” Found in the State/Provincial Directory and National Weight & Size Provisions Found in the State/Provincial Directory and National Weight & Size Provisions

5 - \$500 How many weigh-stations do you stop at between Columbia, SC and Myrtle Beach, SC? How many weigh-stations do you stop at between Columbia, SC and Myrtle Beach, SC? None None

Final Jeopardy You are given a load from Nashville, TN; with a stop-off in Little Rock, AR that finals in El Paso, TX. Give the most direct routing with fuel-stops in Fort Worth, TX and Van Horn, TX. You are given a load from Nashville, TN; with a stop-off in Little Rock, AR that finals in El Paso, TX. Give the most direct routing with fuel-stops in Fort Worth, TX and Van Horn, TX. I-40W Nashville, TN to Little Rock, AR I-40W Nashville, TN to Little Rock, AR I-30W Little Rock, AR to Fort Worth, TX I-30W Little Rock, AR to Fort Worth, TX I-30W Fort Worth, TX to I-20W I-30W Fort Worth, TX to I-20W I-20W to I-10W to Van Horn, TX I-20W to I-10W to Van Horn, TX I-10W to El Paso, TX I-10W to El Paso, TX

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