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WHO MUST WEAR SEATBELTS: o All occupants Front Seat = Primary offense o Back Seat = Secondary Offense o RESPONSIBILITIES: o For passengers under 18 – driver o For passengers over 18- themselves o Permit Holder or Probationary License Holder is responsible for Anyone and Everyone in their car! o Embrace Life Embrace Life
Improves your chance of surviving a crash by 60% Keep passengers from being thrown from car in a collision Prevent passengers from hitting dashboard or windshield in a collision – and slows body down after a collision. (Hitting dashboard at 30mph is like falling off top of a 3 story building) Keep passengers and Drivers from sliding on the seat during stops and turns What killed Richard… What killed Richard…
Child car safety seats should be placed in back seat. If not back seat, place in front, but move front seat far away from dashboard Children 12 and under should ride in the back seat of a vehicle
Never place a rear-facing infant safety seat in the front seat of a vehicle that has a passenger airbag. An infant seat should not face forward.
Children 8 years or younger, who weigh less than 80 lbs must be buckled into an approved car or booster seat. Children under 8 but over 80lbs Must be in a rear seat but use a Seat belt at all times
Check these before driving: Reverse lights Brakes – You should be able to stop within 25feet at 20 mph. Do not pump Anti-Lock Brakes!! Brake Lights Headlights The Horn Taillights Tires Turn Signals The Windshield
Check behind and in front of car Make windows are clean, and line of sight is clear Adjust seat to your size Adjust mirrors to reduce blind spots Fasten seatbelts Make sure car is in park, or neutral gear`
Tips: Keep good posture 95% of all information necessary for safe driving is visual information Check blindspots and for less conspicuous vehicles such as bicycles or motorcycles
Keep car in center of lane Keep to right of a two-lane road with oncoming traffic in the other lane
When driving in curve, your vehicle tends to go STRAIGHT. 93 Keep proper grip on wheel and turn accordingly Hands should be at 9 and 3 o’clock.
There is no formula, but is based on several factors: Individual reaction time Weather and road conditions Vehicle weight Brake conditions Condition and type of tires Roadway conditions Speed Never Drink… Never Drink…
Examples from chart on page 24: If you are traveling at 30 mph It will take you 33 feet before you can react To come to a complete stop will be another 55 feet. So, it will be a total of 88 feet minimum to come to a complete stop if you are going at 30 MPH When driving at 60mph, it will take you 300 feet to come to a complete stop.!!!!!! 5 K Difference
Do not violently push or slam on brake!! (cause vehicle to jerk and wears out brakes and tires prematurely) Apply Gentle pressure to the brake and always use RIGHT foot for the brake With Anti-Lock-Brakes, do not pump the brake (It could cause you go to out of control)
Signal 100 feet before a turn Know correct hand signals! Left arm straight out = left turn Left arm pointed up = right turn Left arm pointed down = STOP (Another signal to use is the horn when passing, but not in a residential or business district)
Steering the wheel to the right moves the car to the right Steering the wheel to the left moves the car to the left Place RIGHT hand and arm behind passenger seat when turning!!
When driving in reverse, front of car swings in opposite direction!! Do not depend on mirrors alone!!
1. Parking on a hill facing downhill, TURN WHEEL TOWARDS CURB 2. Parking on a hill facing uphill TURN WHEEL AWAY FROM CURB
Watch traffic ahead and behind Signal and slowdown Make sure car will clear any parked car Steer into space and straighten wheel Parking Video
Make sure no one is behind Back up slowly Stop and look over cars parked next to you Back until left front wheel passes rear bumper of car parked to your left Straighten wheel and enter traffic
1. Pull along side, or parallel, about 2-4 feet to car parked in front of space you want. 2. Make sure there are no obstructions then 3. When front of car has cleared rear bumper or parked car in front, Stop! 4. Turn steering wheel all the way to right and begin backing slowly 5. Make sure to clear back bumper of car in front. 6. When car is in line, stop straighten wheel and pull forward. 7. You must be no more than 6 inches from curb!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CLICK MECLICK ME!
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