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Module 2: Car Regulations

Module 2: Car Regulations . Melissa Boggs. Schedule. Last weeks online module Review Lecture Quiz . Module 9. Due Thursday or Saturday? . Time for Review! . 1) in which location is parking permitted? A) Unmarked Curb B) 10 Feet of Fire hydrant C) Crosswalk D) Between a safety zone .

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Module 2: Car Regulations

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  1. Module 2: Car Regulations Melissa Boggs

  2. Schedule • Last weeks online module • Review • Lecture • Quiz

  3. Module 9 Due Thursday or Saturday?

  4. Time for Review! • 1) in which location is parking permitted? • A) Unmarked Curb • B) 10 Feet of Fire hydrant • C) Crosswalk • D) Between a safety zone

  5. When can you drive above the speed limit? • Rural areas • City Limits • Highways • None of these

  6. A race is defined by: • Two or more vehicles, starting from a point side by side and accelerating in a competitive attempt to out distance each other. • Anytime a vehicle is driving above the speed limit • Any time two vehicles are driving next to each other in a fast manor • When a checkered flag is waved and two cars accelerate at the same time

  7. Which is not a safety tip regarding a railroad crossing? • Never drive around a lowered gate • Do not shift gears on tracks • Stop between gates and looks for trains • Do not race a train

  8. Objectives • Students will be able to state the appropriate condition their car must be in

  9. Rationale • Why is it important? • Safety for everyone involved • Watch This!

  10. Steering • Steering wheel must operate normally • No excessive play in the wheel

  11. Steering • Sector shaft is secure • No binding/lash in the steering assembly

  12. Tires • Must have a minimum of 1/6 inch tread • They should be free of bumps, bulges, breaks, or damage

  13. Question • True or False • You are borrowing your fathers car for your road skills test. His steering wheel is bound by zip-ties. You are concerned with driving his car, but he ensures you that you will be okay. Should you use his car?

  14. NO! any major defect in a car will prevent you from taking your road skills test

  15. Question Yes or no: Is this rim okay?

  16. Wheels and Rims • NO! • Rims should not be bent or twisted • Lug bolts must be secured tightly.

  17. Brakes • Service Brakes: • This is the primary brake you use while driving

  18. Brakes • Emergency Brakes: • Independent brake system • Stopping or holding a vehicle in an emergency or while parked

  19. Brakes Continued • Brakes will be inspected to determine: • sufficient brake pedal • brake pedal reserve • brake will stop the vehicle

  20. Headlights • You must have two working headlights

  21. Question • True or False: • This car is legal to drive on the road?

  22. False! Both of your headlights must work.

  23. Taillights • You must have at least one taillight

  24. Brake lights • Every vehicle must have at least two stop lights

  25. License Illuminating Light • You must have a working white light • It illuminates the license plate

  26. Red Reflectors • All vehicles should have two red reflectors • Can be a part of the taillight

  27. Color of Lights • You may only have white or amber colored headlights unless: • You hold a special permit • You drive a special vehicle

  28. Turn Signals • You must have rear and front working turn signals

  29. Windshield/Windows • All glass should be free of discoloration and cracks

  30. Opportunity to Respond Is this car appropriate for your road skills test?

  31. No. • Glass should be free of cracks. This crack is so large it could affect your field of vision.

  32. Exhaust System • Your vehicle should not: • Have a muffler cutout • Bypass (produces excessive smoke or gas) • Produce excess noise

  33. Opportunity to Respond • Watch This! • Is this car appropriate for the road skills test?

  34. NO! it sounds like a race car.

  35. Rear View Mirror • All vehicles must have a rear view mirror

  36. Windshield Wipers • All vehicles should be equipped with working windshield

  37. Horn and Warning Device • Your vehicle must have a working horn

  38. Broken Parts • Your car should not: • Have protruding objects • Broken sharp edges • Dangerous vehicle parts

  39. Other Equipment • Bumper Law- must have a bumper

  40. Safety Belts- You must have at least 2 seatbelts for the front seat. You must wear the seatbelt for all components of the skills test.

  41. Other Equipment • Flashers- may be used when a disabled vehicle is left or near a roadway

  42. Other Equipment • Studded tires- are legal from Nov.1- April 15

  43. Window Tinting • Windshield- must allow 70% light transmission • Front seat driver/passenger side windows- must allow 50% light transmission • Violation of this is a misdemeanor and $100 fine

  44. Opportunity to Respond Studded tires: are these appropriate?

  45. YES! As long as it is between November 1 and April 15.

  46. Opportunity to Respond Are these headlights legal?

  47. NO! • Only white and amber colored lights are legal

  48. Reasons for Failing Test • Unfamiliar with car • Watch This! • How can you avoid this?

  49. Post Test

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