Presentation on theme: "Highway Transportation System"— Presentation transcript:
1 Highway Transportation System CHAPTER 1Highway Transportation System
2 What are the three parts of the HTS? __________ – the users__________ – range from small to large and 2 wheels to 18__________ - from dirt roads to multilane expressways
3 Causes of HTS Failures User, vehicle, or road can break down Flat tire _____________Road closedCar over heatedMANY More…
4 Drivers cause most HTS failures due to common errors failing to stay in ________________failing to __________ to the right awaydriving too ___________ for conditions or in generaldriving on the ___________ of road_________________ or ______________
5 Effects of drivers error _________________ (major/minor)Loss _________________________ damage__________________ costs
7 Engineers are responsible for better designed ________, _________, and ________________ Cars: ________, tires, ________, fuel-efficient, collisionRoads: banked curves, old roads rebuilt/repaired, install traffic signals, signs, etc…
8 Starts when we are first born-crossing the street, riding a bike, etc… Problem solving skills you develop will enable you to act responsibly behind the wheel.
9 Traffic laws help regulate the behavior of highway users. _____________ might discourage users from drinking and driving.Provide assistance and coordinate emergency services at the scene of a collision.Help keep _________ & ____ running smoothly
10 Responsibilities of Drivers ________________You must be physically able to drive safely and be capable of handling situations that may arise.In some states certain physical disabilities or conditions may prevent you from obtaining a license___________ is just as important as __________!!!Certain ______________ drugs and _______________ drugs may affect a driver’s skills. (Alcohol in small doses too!)
11 A _______ VehicleYou are responsible for your actions and for the operation and condition of your car.Getting your car _________Other examples ______ tires, defective steering system, poor ________, broken _______ or directional.Always ________ the car before you drive it!
12 Every state has financial responsibility laws Drivers are responsible for any damage to property or personal injury that they cause while driving.Usually laws require you to carry a minimum amount of insurance, although most owners carry more for added protection in case of a lawsuit.
13 SIPDE Process Is a process of seeing thinking, and responding ____________
14 You want to ________________________________ ScanYou want to ________________________________
15 IdentifyYou want to __________________________________________________________________
16 PredictYou want to __________________________________________________________________
17 DecideYou want to ____________________________________________________________
18 ExecuteYou want to __________________________________________________________________