Presentation on theme: "Starting, Moving, and Stopping the Vehicle"— Presentation transcript:
1 Starting, Moving, and Stopping the Vehicle Chapter 4Starting, Moving, and Stopping the Vehicle
2 Starting the Engine Check/set parking brake as appropriate Place foot on brake pedalShift lever to Park or NeutralSet choke if not Electronic Fuel InjectionTurn ignition to ON positionCheck GaugesAdjust Heating/Ventilation/Air-Conditioning
3 Starting the Engine Set accessories, as appropriate Turn on headlights if no Daytime Running LightsAllow 15 to 20 seconds engine warm up
4 Entering the Roadway Press firmly on brake pedal Shift to appropriate gearForwardReverseSignal as appropriateWith foot on brake, release parking brakeSelect appropriate gap in traffic flow
5 Entering the Roadway Steer to lane Target lane position Release pressure on brake pedalPress accelerator gentlySteer to center of lane
6 You Steer Where You Look Search as far ahead as possible to identify potential conflicts – objects and areas of limited visibility.
7 You Steer Where You Look Identify objects or conditions that require a response or continuing attention. Identify an alternate path of travel and a stopping zone.
15 Exiting Traffic to Park at Curb or Road Edge Identify space where you wish to parkCheck traffic to the rear and sidesSignal direction of movementCheck side mirror/blind areaRelease acceleratorUse controlled braking to reduce speed
16 Exiting Traffic to Park at Curb or Road Edge Identify space where you wish to parkCheck traffic to the rear and sidesSignal direction of movementCheck side mirror/bind areaRelease acceleratorUse controlled braking to reduce speed
17 Securing the VehicleApply pressure on brake pedal to stop vehicle in a legal parkingspaceSet parking brakeShift gear selector toPark or Neutral(Manual transmission)Close windows ifappropriate
18 Securing the Vehicle Turn off accessories Turn off ignition and remove keyRelease safety restraintsCheck mirrors and overshoulder for safe gap in trafficWhen safe, exit vehicle andlock doors
19 Chapter Questions Review Power brakes reduce braking effort and stopping distance.When backing the vehicle will go in the direction in which you turn the top of steering wheel.FalseTrue
20 Chapter Questions Review Upon starting the4 engine, when should you release the key?4. You should place your foot in front of the brake pedal so you can pivot it to the accelerator pedal.As soon as the engine starts.True.
21 Chapter Questions Review 5. Total stopping time is made up of?All of the aboveReaction timeBraking timePerception time