Drive Right Chapter Review

Chapter 1:  You Are The Driver

Chapter 2:  Signs, Signals, and Road Markings   

Chapter 3:  Basic Vehicle Control   

Chapter 4:  Managing Risk IPDE Process  

Chapter 5:  Natural Laws & Car Control  

Chapter 6:  Performing Basic Vehicle Maneuvers  

Chapter 7:  Negotiating Intersections   

Chapter 8:  Sharing the Roadway  

Chapter 9:  Driving in Urban Traffic

Chapter 10:  Driving in Rural Traffic

Chapter 11:  Driving on Expressways

Chapter 12:  Driving in Adverse Conditions

Chapter 13:  Handling Emergencies

Chapter 14:  Effects of Driver Condition

Chapter 15:  Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Driving

Chapter 16:  Buying and Owning a Vehicle

Chapter 17:  Maintaining the Vehicle

Chapter 18:  Planning Your Travel

Chapter 1
Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4
Define the IPDE Process.
Explain each step in the IPDE Process

  • HTS
  • open zone
  • line of sight
  • path of travel
  • target area
  • closed zone
  • open zone
  • peripheral vision
  • separate hazards
  • orderly visual search pattern

What does "aim high in steering" mean?
Explain the Smith System.
How is the Zone Control System structured?

Chapter 5

Chapter 6
Define the following terms:

  • oversteer
  • understeer
  • turnabout
  • perpendicular parking
  • diagonal (angle) parking
  • stick-shift (manual) transmission
  • hand-over-hand
  • push-pull steering
  • parallel parking
  • up-hill parking
  • down-hill parking
  • two-point turn
  • three-point turn

Explain the procedures for:

  • starting the vehicle
  • pulling into traffic
  • final park procedure
  • left turns
  • right turns
  • up-hill parking with and without curbs
  • down-hill parking with and without curbs
  • diagonal (angle) parking
  • perpendicular parking
  • parallel parking

Know which turnabout method to use under various driving circumstances

Chapter 7

Chapter 8
Describe the problems associated with sharing the road with motorcycles.
How can a motorcyclist effect your driving?
List some special riding problems associated with the motorcycle?
What is the difference between a motorcycle, motor-driven cycle, and moped.
How do weather conditions effect cyclists?
How does the pedestrian effect driving conditions in residential, rural, and business district areas?
Describe special driving considerations when interacting with large trucks.

Chapter 9
Know why rural traffic areas are more complex than urban areas.
What is the 2-second (3-second) or 4-second rule?
Know what a tailgater is and how to react with them..
Know the rules for driving on two-way and one-way streets.
What does it mean to "cover the brake"?
How does the IPDE Process work in urban driving.
What is a space cushion?
Know the reasons why an oncoming driver might cross the centerline.
Know the intervals for speed and gap distances for turning and crossing traffic.
How many people must be in a car when driving a carpool lane?
What rules are applied to lane selection when driving in urban traffic.

Chapter 10

Chapter 11
Know the advantages and dangers of driving on a controlled-access highway
List some safe driving practices used when driving on an expressway.
Distinguish between a cloverleaf, diamond, trumpet, and all directional interchange.
Define entrance ramp, acceleration lane and merging area.
Describe some problems that can occur on the entrance ramp, acceleration lane and merging area.
Apply the IPDE Process to expressway driving.
Know the recommendations on expressway lane choice.
What are wolf packs and what does the term "common speed" refer to?
Explain the procedure for entering and exiting the expressway - the on and off ramps.
Explain highway hypnosis and velocitation.

Chapter 12
How does the IPDE process work with reduced visibility?
Know what the effects on driving are effected by sun glare, dusk, dawn night situations.
How does low-high beam effect visibility on clear, rain, fog and snowing driving conditions?
What are the effects of wetness on roadways both residential and expressway.
What is hydroplaning?
Why does ice build on bridges before roadways?
Describe the effects of controlled braking on concrete, packed snow, and glare ice.
When can wind be a factor in driving?
Know the procedure used to get unstuck when stuck in a snowbank.

Chapter 13
List some typical vehicle malfunctions.
When brakes fail, the effects can be total or partial.  Explain.
How do you recover from a vehicle that has gone off the roadway?
What is hydroplaning?
Describe the steps taken if you have a "blow-out"; front? rear?
Describe how to minimize the effects of an immanent collision?
List the steps taken if you have a collision.
What can be damaged by hitting road hazards like potholes?

Chapter 14
Know the mental and physical effects of emotions particularly anger.
Know the effects on "risk taking".
Describe some strategies used to cope with emotions.
What is visual acuity?
Know the meaning of the terms depth perception, night vision, glare, and glare recovery.
There are other senses other than vision to gather information.  Can you name and describe them?
Know some issues that cause temporary driving disabilities.
Know some issues that are permanent.

Chapter 15
Know the physical and mental effects of alcohol on behavior by BAC such as reaction time, coordination and inhibitions.
Describe the factors affecting BAC
Know the amounts of alcohol in standard drinks such as beer, wine, hard liquor.
Describe at least 5 myths about alcohol.
Classify other types of drugs by category.
What are the effects of combining drugs.
Know the law as it pertains to the consumption of alcohol by someone under the age of 21.
Know the penalties of conviction for a DUI charge; 1st offense, 2nd offense.
What is implied consent?
Describe positive and negative peer pressure.
Know how depressants, stimulants, and hallucinogenic drugs affect the driver.
What should the driver do if pulled over by a police officer?
What does SADD stand for?
Who is affected by the Zero Tolerance Policy.

Chapter 16
Answer the following questions:

  • Do you need a vehicle?
  • Can you afford to own a vehicle?

What about?

  • Financing
  • Insurance
  • Operating costs / Maintenance
  • Depreciation

List at least four categories of vehicles ( i.e. "luxury")
What is a "test drive"?
Describe the laws governing "fiscal responsibility".
Describe the following categories of auto insurance:

  • Bodily-Injury liability insurance
  • Property-damage liability insurance
  • Uninsured / under insured motorist insurance
  • Collision insurance
  • Comprehensive insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Road-service and towing insurance

List the factors that effect insurance rates (premiums).
How does the type of vehicle you drive effect insurance rates.
How does the EPA's regulations on air quality effect the ownership of the automobile and the owner / operator?

Chapter 17

Chapter 18
State two questions you ask yourself before making a short trip?
Identify the steps used before planning a long trip.
Know how to read a map; the color legend for types of roads, the mileage scale, and estimating distances.
What steps would you take to plan for a long trip?
How should your vehicle be towed?
What type of technical and safety information is included in the owner's manual?