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1 lesson 1.2 YOUR DRIVING TASK
In 2004, more people between the ages of 15 and 24 died as a result of vehicle crashes than from any other single cause. What do you think is the primary cause of crash deaths among this age group? The copyright holder has not granted permission to display this photograph in a downloadable format. You may view the photograph in the Drive Right Presentation for this lesson on your Keys to Teaching Success disc.

2 Explain how understanding the mental, social, and physical skills related to driving helps you be a low-risk driver. OBJECTIVE

3 The driving task includes mental, social, and physical skills.
Drivers can develop low-risk driving habits by using knowledge and visual skills judging speed, time, and space anticipating how your car will respond under ordinary and emergency conditions

4 Identify mental, social, and physical factors that might affect your ability to be a safe driver.

5 Mental Skills Develop mental skills as a habit to protect yourself and your passengers: critical judgment continuous monitoring of the roadway

6 Social Skills A big part of your driving task will be applying social skills to stressful situations by remaining calm and patient to avoid conflicts. Make an effort to work with other drivers so that you don’t lose focus and make driving mistakes.

7 Physical Skills When you use the controls to accelerate, brake, and steer, you are using physical skills. Coordinating the use of your eyes and hands is needed to effectively control your vehicle in a timely manner.

8 Identify and explain the four steps in the IPDE Process.

9 Drive Right chapter 1 Monday, April 17, 2017 IPDE Process The IPDE Process is an organized system for seeing, thinking, and responding during the driving task. IPDE is an acronym for: Identify important information in the current driving situation. Predict when and where possible points of conflict may develop. Decide when, where, and how to communicate, adjust speed, and/or change position to avoid conflict. Execute the correct action(s) to prevent conflict. Version 2

10 Understanding and using the Zone Control System will help you use the IPDE Process more effectively by managing space around your car. IPDE Process + Zone Control = Low-Risk Driving Low-risk driving means that you will constantly monitor other vehicles and roadway users around you, and actively avoid hazardous situations.

11 What clues do you see that will affect your decision about your speed?

12 Could you predict a possible conflict in this picture?

13 A tire is in the roadway. What decision would you make to safely avoid the tire?

14 Two hikers are in your path of travel. What actions should you take?

15 lesson 1.2 review Describe the three kinds of skills all drivers must develop. Identify the steps for IPDE.

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