Effects of Driver Condition

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Effects of Driver Condition
Chapter 14
Distractions Outside of the Car
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Other Cars
Other Drivers
Pedestrians
Billboards/Advertisements
Emergency Vehicles
Collisions
Signs
Animals
Distractions Inside the Car
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Eating
CD/Radio
Cell Phones
Emotional Conversations
Passengers
Grooming
Vehicle controls
Reading/Computers
Children
Emotions While Driving
What are some emotions that can effect your driving ability
and how?
Emotions While Driving
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Road Rage – What is it?
Emotions While Driving
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Road Rage – What is it?
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Angry Driving
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Violent Aggressive Driving
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Exhibit irresponsible driving habits
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Excess speeds and abrupt maneuvers
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Threaten other drivers
Emotions While Driving
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How can you avoid becoming a victim of an aggressive
driver?
Emotions While Driving
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How can you avoid becoming a victim of an aggressive
driver?
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DON’T OFFEND!
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HOW?
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Cutting off
Driving slowly in the left lane
Tailgating
Gestures
Emotions While Driving
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How can you avoid becoming a victim of an aggressive driver?
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DON’T OFFEND!
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HOW?
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Cutting off
Driving slowly in the left lane
Tailgating
Gestures
DON’T ENGAGE
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Takes two to tango????
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Take a Deep breath
Steer clear
Avoid eye contact
Get help
Emotions While Driving
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Driving is not a competition…
Emotions While Driving
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Driving is not a competition…
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At least not for us
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Forget winning
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Put yourself in the other drivers shoes
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Emergency?
Bee in car?
Anger management?
Physical Senses and Driving
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On one of your boxes, write down the following physical
senses and explain how you can use each one as a driver.
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Hearing
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Hearing
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Smelling
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Feeling
Which sense is the most important?
Vision
Vision
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Color Blindness-
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Depth Perception-
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Night Blindness-
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Tunnel vision-
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Glare Recovery Time-
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Speed Smear-
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Visual Acuity-
Vision
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Color Blindness- not being able to tell one color from another
Test
Depth Perception-
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Night Blindness-
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Tunnel vision-
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Glare Recovery Time-
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Speed Smear-
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Visual Acuity-
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Vision
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Color Blindness- not being able to tell one color from another
Depth Perception- ability to judge distance between yourself
and other objects
Night Blindness-
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Tunnel vision-
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Glare Recovery Time-
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Speed Smear-
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Visual Acuity-
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Vision
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Color Blindness- not being able to tell one color from another
Depth Perception- ability to judge distance between yourself
and other objects
Night Blindness- not being able to see well at night
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Tunnel vision-
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Glare Recovery Time-
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Speed Smear-
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Visual Acuity-
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Vision
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Color Blindness- not being able to tell one color from another
Depth Perception- ability to judge distance between yourself
and other objects
Night Blindness- not being able to see well at night
Tunnel vision- narrow field of side vision (140 degrees or less)
Glare Recovery Time-
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Speed Smear-
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Visual Acuity-
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Vision
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Color Blindness- not being able to tell one color from
another
Depth Perception- ability to judge distance between
yourself and other objects
Night Blindness- not being able to see well at night
Tunnel vision- narrow field of side vision (140 degrees or
less)
Glare Recovery Time- time your eyes need to regain clear
vision after being effected by bright lights
Speed Smear-
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Visual Acuity-
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Vision
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Color Blindness- not being able to tell one color from
another
Depth Perception- ability to judge distance between
yourself and other objects
Night Blindness- not being able to see well at night
Tunnel vision- narrow field of side vision (140 degrees or
less)
Glare Recovery Time- time your eyes need to regain clear
vision after being effected by bright lights
Speed Smear- the blur of objects off to your sides as your
speed increases
Visual Acuity-
Vision
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Color Blindness- not being able to tell one color from another
Depth Perception- ability to judge distance between yourself
and other objects
Night Blindness- not being able to see well at night
Tunnel vision- narrow field of side vision (140 degrees or less)
Glare Recovery Time- time your eyes need to regain clear
vision after being effected by bright lights
Speed Smear- the blur of objects off to your sides as your
speed increases
Visual Acuity- ability to see things near and far away (20/20
vision)
Physical Disabilities
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Can you think of any physical disabilities that might affect
driving?
Physical Disabilities
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Can you think of any physical disabilities that might affect
driving?
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Fatigue
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Illness
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Injury
Medicines
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Can make you drowsy
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Read the label
Take the medicine after the drive
Carbon monoxide
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Colorless odorless tasteless gas
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Overexposure can cause serious illness or even death
To avoid carbon monoxide, never run the engine inside the garage and
increase distance between cars in heavy traffic

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