9780078678141

Responsible Driving

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078678141

  • ISBN10:

    0078678145

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/7/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

THE DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT HELPS STUDENTS MANAGE THE RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF DRIVING This classroom-tested program developed with the American Automobile Association (AAA), reflects the changes surrounding teen driving from graduated driver licensing to zero tolerance laws to information about vehicle maintenance. There's even a chapter that emphasizes the facts about driving today's larger, heavier sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and vans.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 Driving, Mobility, and Laws
2(62)
Driving and Mobility
4(18)
Lesson 1 Mobility and Driver Education
6(4)
Lesson 2 The Highway Transportation System
10(3)
Lesson 3 The Risks of Driving
13(3)
Lesson 4 The Costs of Driving
16(6)
Administrative and Traffic Laws
22(18)
Lesson 1 Administrative Laws
24(2)
Lesson 2 Right-of-Way Rules
26(4)
Lesson 3 Speed Limits
30(3)
Lesson 4 Driver-Condition Laws
33(7)
Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings
40(24)
Lesson 1 Regulatory and Warning Signs
42(6)
Lesson 2 Guide and International Signs
48(3)
Lesson 3 Pavement Markings
51(5)
Lesson 4 Traffic-Control Devices
56(8)
UNIT 2 Basic Vehicle Control
64(78)
Systems and Checks Prior to Driving
66(24)
Lesson 1 Comfort and Control Systems
68(6)
Lesson 2 Visibility and Protective Systems
74(6)
Lesson 3 Information and Communication Systems
80(4)
Lesson 4 Checking Your Vehicle Before Driving
84(6)
Basic Control Tasks
90(22)
Lesson 1 Using an Automatic Transmission
92(3)
Lesson 2 Speed Control
95(5)
Lesson 3 Using a Manual Transmission
100(5)
Lesson 4 Steering a Vehicle
105(7)
Basic Maneuvers
112(30)
Lesson 1 Moving into and out of Traffic
114(4)
Lesson 2 Right and Left Turns
118(5)
Lesson 3 Steering in Reverse and Making Turnabouts
123(6)
Lesson 4 Parking
129(6)
Lesson 5 Safe Driving Procedures for Passing and Being Passed
135(7)
UNIT 3 Foundations of Effective Driving
142(44)
Searching and Giving Meaning
144(20)
Lesson 1 Sight
146(4)
Lesson 2 Sound, Balance, and Touch
150(3)
Lesson 3 Scanning, Searching, and Sensing
153(5)
Lesson 4 Giving Meaning
158(6)
Options and Responses
164(22)
Lesson 1 Options and Choice
166(3)
Lesson 2 Responses to Manage Space and Time
169(4)
Lesson 3 Managing Visibility
173(3)
Lesson 4 Margins of Safety
176(10)
UNIT 4 Applying Effective Driving
186(62)
Environments and Traffic Settings
188(20)
Lesson 1 Residential Streets
190(2)
Lesson 2 Urban and Suburban Streets
192(4)
Lesson 3 Multiple-Lane Expressways
196(4)
Lesson 4 Rural Roads
200(8)
Intersections
208(18)
Lesson 1 Basic Intersections
210(3)
Lesson 2 Railroad Crossings
213(2)
Lesson 3 Roundabouts
215(2)
Lesson 4 Complex Intersections
217(3)
Lesson 5 Interchanges
220(6)
Sharing the Roadway with Others
226(22)
Lesson 1 Driving with Pedestrians and Animals
228(4)
Lesson 2 Driving with Bicycles and Motorcycles
232(3)
Lesson 3 Driving with Light Trucks and Small Vehicles
235(4)
Lesson 4 Driving with Large Vehicles
239(9)
UNIT 5 Challenges to Vehicle Control
248(86)
Vehicle Movement
250(20)
Lesson 1 Using Appropriate Speed
252(2)
Lesson 2 Total Stopping Distance
254(3)
Lesson 3 Natural Laws and the Movement of Your Vehicle
257(6)
Lesson 4 Natural Laws and Steering and Braking
263(7)
Light and Weather Conditions
270(16)
Lesson 1 Driving Safely in Low Light and at Night
272(2)
Lesson 2 Visibility, Bright Light, and Glare
274(2)
Lesson 3 Minimizing Risk in Rain and Snow
276(3)
Lesson 4 Other Hazardous Weather Conditions
279(7)
Environmental Challenges
286(22)
Lesson 1 Hill and Mountain Driving
288(4)
Lesson 2 Skids
292(4)
Lesson 3 Avoiding or Minimizing Crash Damage
296(4)
Lesson 4 Challenging Environmental Factors
300(8)
Vehicular Emergencies
308(26)
Lesson 1 Engine, Brake, and Steering Failures
310(6)
Lesson 2 Tire Failure and Other Serious Problems
316(7)
Lesson 3 Waiting for Help and Protecting the Scene
323(2)
Lesson 4 If You Are Involved in a Collision
325(9)
UNIT 6 Driving Readiness
334(82)
Physical Readiness
336(16)
Lesson 1 Fatigue and Driving
338(4)
Lesson 2 Short Term Physical Conditions and Driving
342(3)
Lesson 3 Long Term Physical Conditions and Driving
345(7)
Psychological and Social Readiness
352(20)
Lesson 1 Inattention and Distraction
354(5)
Lesson 2 Emotions
359(6)
Lesson 3 Norms and Peers
365(7)
Handling Social Pressures
372(20)
Lesson 1 Alcohol and You
374(4)
Lesson 2 Alcohol and Its Effects
378(4)
Lesson 3 Other Drugs' Effect on Driving Ability
382(4)
Lesson 4 Preventing Impaired Driving
386(6)
Vehicle Readiness
392(24)
Lesson 1 Checking Your Vehicle
394(4)
Lesson 2 Maintaining Vehicle Systems
398(7)
Lesson 3 Suspension, Steering, Brakes, and Tires
405(4)
Lesson 4 Child Safety Seats
409(7)
Glossary 416(5)
Index 421
Geography: Using the Map Scale
19(18)
Geography: Using Coordinates
37(22)
Math: Reading and Interpreting a Bar Graph
59(28)
Social Studies: Making a Circle Graph
87(22)
Geography: Understanding Roadway Classifications
109(28)
Language Arts: Using Prefixes and Combining Forms
137(24)
Geography: Understanding Map Symbols
161(20)
Critical Thinking: Driving Risks
181(24)
Language Arts: Names and Meanings of Roadways
205(18)
Geography: Using Junctions and Interchanges
223(20)
Math: Figuring Travel Time
243(24)
Geography: Using the Distance Numbers
267(16)
Geography: Using a TripTik
283(22)
Critical Thinking: The Trans-Alaska Pipeline
305(24)
Critical Thinking: Benjamin Banneker
329(20)
Critical Thinking: Kitty O'Neil
349(20)
Geography: Reading City Maps
369(20)
Geography: Using the Mileage Chart
389(22)
Math: Graphing Braking Distances
411

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