Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Control Devices & Instruments NV Driver Education Curriculum Unit 3: The Driving Task Presentation 2 of 7.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Control Devices & Instruments NV Driver Education Curriculum Unit 3: The Driving Task Presentation 2 of 7."— Presentation transcript:

1 Control Devices & Instruments NV Driver Education Curriculum Unit 3: The Driving Task Presentation 2 of 7

2 Before we begin... Let’s Talk About It Share your thoughts with a partner. Take 60 seconds to discuss: BRAINSTORM – What comes to mind when you hear the words vehicle instruments.

3 Be Advised Location and description for all instruments and features are located in the Vehicle Owner’s Manual.

4 Vehicle Safety Video Click on web address to access video clips *Suggest full screen viewing See Rules of the Road video #2-Vehicle Safety ts_drive/rules/vehicle_safety/s afety.htm#topVideo (1:19)

5 Windshield Wipers –Adjust speed of wiper Cruise Control –Set cruise (speed) control Vehicle Controls Horn Turn Signal & Head Lights –Turn left, push down –Turn right, push up Locations may vary. 1 3

6 Vehicle Control Videos See 60 Second Driver video Turn Signals dr_tips/turn_signals.html (0:60) Click on web address to access video clips *Suggest full screen viewing See 60 Second Driver video Headlights & Proper Use of Headlights dr_tips/Headlights.html (0:60) each See 60 Second Driver video Cruise Control dr_tips/CruiseControl.html (0:60)

7 Floor Pedals Accelerator –Far right, speed control Brake –Left of accelerator, slow/stop Clutch –Manual shift vehicles Dead Pedal –Far left (or flat spot), to rest left foot Parking Brake –Under dash (foot pedal) or by seat (hand lever) C D B A A B C D P P

8 Comfort Control Devices (HVAC) Ventilation system controls interior climate Temperature Fan Speed Air Conditioning (A/C) Defrost Recycle Air Air Flow

9 Other Devices Hazard Flashers –Usually red in color Hood Release –Sometimes confused with brake release Trunk Release –Floor lever or dash button Fuel Door Release –Floor lever or dash button

10 Instrument Panel Speedometer Techometer Fuel Gauge Temperature Odometer & Trip Odometer Oil Pressure Turn Signal Indicator Light High Beam Indicator Light

11 Warning Lights ABS Alert Airbag Alert Alternator Charging Brake System Alert Check Engine Low Tires Open Door Alert Seatbelt Alert

12 Warning Lights Videos See 60 Second Driver video Seatbelts dr_tips/SeatBelts.html (0:60) Click on web address to access video clips *Suggest full screen viewing See 60 Second Driver video Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) dr_tips/antilock_brakes.html (0:60) each See 60 Second Driver video Tire Inflation dr_tips/TireInflation.html (0:60)

13 THEFT A. B. C. D. E. N. F. G. H. I. J. L. K. M. O. P. Q. R. S. T. Symbols & Controls See Worksheet

14 NN. U. V. W. X. GG. Y. Z. AA. BB. CC. EE. DD. FF. HH. II. JJ. KK. LL. MM. O/D OFF ETSOFF Symbols & Controls See Worksheet

15 Shift Indicator Positions The shift indicator shows the gear position of an automatic transmission –Steering column –Instrument Panel –Console (show here) Common positions are P, R, N, D, L PRNDLPRNDL PRNDLPRNDL *May also see: 2, 1; D2, D1; or L2, L1

16 Park (P) P = P ARK Locks the transmission Can only remove the key from the ignition when the lever is in P ARK PRNDLPRNDL PRNDLPRNDL

17 Reverse (R) R = R EVERSE Used for backing up Always come to a complete stop before shifting into R EVERSE PRNDLPRNDL PRNDLPRNDL

18 Neutral (N) N = N EUTRAL Allows the wheels to roll without engine power If engine stalls while driving, must shift into N EUTRAL to restart the engine while moving PRNDLPRNDL PRNDLPRNDL

19 Drive (D) & Low (L) D = D RIVE For moving forward Some with overdrive, shown as a D with a circle or square around it. L = L OW* For moving forward, in lower gear rations For towing or going up and down steep hills PRNDLPRNDL PRNDLPRNDL *May also see: 2, 1; D2, D1; or L2, L1 D

20 Video Click on web address to access video clips *Suggest full screen viewing See Top 10 Reasons for Failing the Driving Test video #7-Unfamiliar with Vehicle ts_drive/10reasons/unfamiliar_ vehicle/unfamiliar.htm#topVide o (2:10)

21 Did You Know? In 1902, Henry Leland created the Cadillac Motor Car Company Cadillac (7 models) First cars with electric starters After the wife of a friend was killed crank-starting her car, Leland began putting electric starters in the 1912 Cadillac models. Final Thoughts

22 Test Your Knowledge When entering a freeway you should always: A.Slow down and proceed when it is safe B.Stop and make sure there is no traffic approaching C.Accelerate to the same speed as the freeway traffic and merge smoothly D.Go as fast as you can and swing abruptly into traffic

23 Test Your Knowledge This sign means: A.Winding road ahead B.Road ahead curves sharply right C.Road ahead curves sharply right, then left D.Road ahead curves sharply left, then right

24 Test Your Knowledge The Implied Consent Law is: A.Permission for someone to drive your vehicle B.All passengers must wear their seat belts C.You agree to a breath test when stopped and suspected of drinking and driving D.None of the above


Download ppt "Control Devices & Instruments NV Driver Education Curriculum Unit 3: The Driving Task Presentation 2 of 7."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google