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Responsible Driving : Texas Edition

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ISBN-10: 0026359472

ISBN-13: 9780026359474

Edition: 10th

Authors: Kenel

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List price: $25.98
Edition: 10th
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 366
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.200
Language: English

Starting With Youp. 3
Assessing And Managing Riskp. 4
The Highway Transportation System and Risk Managementp. 6
FYI Cultural Crossroads: The Native American Travoisp. 6
The Math Connection: The Numbering System on Interstate Highwaysp. 7
Understanding and Applying the SIPDE Processp. 11
Tips For New Drivers: Identifying Informationp. 13
Understanding and Using the Smith Systemp. 15
The Value of Taking a Driver Education Coursep. 17
Advice From The Experts: Dr. Francis C. Kenel, Safety Staff Director of AAA (Retired)p. 18
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 19
Building Map Skills: Using the Map Scalep. 20
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 21
Knowing Yourselfp. 22
Emotions Affect Your Driving Abilityp. 24
How Vision Affects Your Ability to Drivep. 27
The Science Connection: 20/20 Visionp. 28
Tips For New Drivers: Driving at Nightp. 29
Temporary Physical Conditions that Affect Your Ability to Drivep. 30
Tips For New Drivers: Fighting Fatiguep. 30
Long-Term Physical Factors that Affect Driving Abilityp. 32
Advice From The Experts: Marquita Dudley, Driver Safety Coordinator, Traffic Safety and Engineering Department, AAAp. 34
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 35
Cultural Crossroads: Building Critical Thinking Skills: Kitty O'Neilp. 36
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 37
Handling Social Pressuresp. 38
Alcohol's Effect on One's Health and One's Futurep. 40
Alcohol and Its Effects on Drivingp. 42
Cultural Crossroads: The Social Studies Connection: MADDp. 43
How Other Drugs Affect Driving Abilityp. 47
Tips for New Drivers: Under the Influencep. 48
Distractions Can Increase Driving Riskp. 50
Advice from the Experts: Robert Anastas, Executive Director, Students Against Driving Drunk/Student Athletes Detest Drugsp. 52
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 53
Building Map Skills: Using the Mileage Chartp. 54
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 55
Cumulative Reviewp. 56
Learning the Basicsp. 59
Signs, Signals, and Markingsp. 60
Understanding Regulatory and Warning Signsp. 62
Guide and International Signsp. 67
Cultural Crossroads: The History Connection: Garrett A. Morganp. 68
Understanding the Purpose of Pavement Markingsp. 70
Tips for New Drivers: Shared Left-turn Lanesp. 73
Responding to Traffic Control Signalsp. 74
Advice from the Experts: James E. Weaver, Highway Engineer, Traffic Control Division, Federal Highway Administrationp. 76
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 77
Building Math Skills: Reading and Interpreting a Bar Graphp. 78
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 79
Rules of the Roadp. 80
Each State Has Administrative Lawsp. 82
Right-of-Way Rules Are Essentialp. 84
Speed Limits Help in Reducing Riskp. 87
Tips for New Drivers: Being Pulled Overp. 87
Cultural Crossroads: The Social Studies Connection: Driving in Other Countriesp. 88
If You Are Involved in a Collisionp. 90
Advice from the Experts: W. Randall Leader, Trooper II, Nebraska State Patrolp. 92
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 93
Building Map Skills: Using Coordinatesp. 94
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 95
Getting to Know Your Carp. 96
Comfort and Control Systems and Risk Managementp. 98
Fyi Cultural Crossroads: Frederick McKinley Jonesp. 98
Tips for New Drivers: Braking in an Emergencyp. 100
The Visibility and Protective Systems of Your Carp. 102
The Science Connection: Checking Blind Spotsp. 103
Information and Communication Systemsp. 107
Checks and Procedures to Use Before Drivingp. 110
Advice from the Experts: Charles A. Butler, Manager, Driver Safety Services, AAAp. 112
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 113
Building Social Studies Skills: Making a Circle Graphp. 114
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 115
Starting, Steering, Stoppingp. 116
Basic Operating Procedures: Automatic Transmissionp. 118
Fyi Cultural Crossroads: Nettie S. Strangep. 119
Basic Operating Procedures: Manual Transmissionp. 122
Tips for New Drivers: Holding the Car in Placep. 124
Acceleration, Deceleration, and Speedp. 127
The Math Connection: Finding Out Your Average Speedp. 127
Tips for New Drivers: Acceleratingp. 128
Learning How to Steer the Carp. 130
Advice From the Experts: Judy Walters, Driver Education Instructor, Lewis and Clark High School Spokane, Washingtonp. 134
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 135
Building Map Skills: Understanding Roadway Classificationsp. 136
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 137
Basic Driving Skillsp. 138
Moving From a Curb into Traffic and Out of Traffic to a Curbp. 140
Tips for New Drivers: Parking Beyond an Intersectionp. 141
Managing Power and Speed on Hills and Mountainsp. 143
Managing Visibility, Time, and Space When Changing Lanesp. 146
Fyi Cultural Crossroads: Roads in Ancient Chinap. 146
Tips for New Drivers: Communicating with Other Driversp. 147
Passing Another Vehicle and Being Passedp. 148
The Math Connection: How Fast Are You Really Traveling?p. 148
Advice from the Experts: Barry Caruso, Coordinator, Traffic Safety Education, Wayne County Public Schools, Ohiop. 150
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 151
Building Language Skills: Using Prefixes and Combining Formsp. 152
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 153
Cumulative Reviewp. 154
Moving onto the Roadp. 157
Turning and Parkingp. 158
How to Prepare for and Execute a Right Turnp. 160
How to Prepare for and Execute a Left Turnp. 162
Cultural Crossroads: The Social Studies Connection: Elizabeth Dolep. 163
Planning and Executing a Reverse in Directionp. 165
How to Prepare for and Execute a Parking Maneuverp. 169
Tips for New Drivers: Leaving a Car Safelyp. 173
Advice from the Experts: Carolyne Wilmoth, Classroom Driver Education Instructor, AAA, Coloradop. 174
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 175
Building Map Skills: Using Junctions and Interchangesp. 176
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 177
Driving Environmentsp. 178
Managing Visibility, Time, and Spacep. 180
Tips for New Drivers: Managing Timep. 181
Visibility, Time, and Space on Urban Streetsp. 184
Tips for New Drivers: Problem Behaviorp. 186
Visibility, Time, and Space on Rural Roadsp. 188
Visibility, Time, and Space on Multiple-Lane Highwaysp. 192
The Language Connection: Meanings of Roadwaysp. 194
Advice from the Experts: Bill Wen, Director, ATE Ryder, Alexandria, Virginiap. 196
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 197
Cultural Crossroads: Building Critical Thinking Skills: America's First Highway Transportation Systemp. 198
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 199
Light and Weather Conditionsp. 200
Driving Safely in Low Light and at Nightp. 202
Tips for New Drivers: More Suggestions for Dealing with Visibility Problems at Nightp. 202
Visibility, Bright Light, and Glarep. 204
Minimizing Risk in Rain and Snowp. 206
The Science Connection: Freezing Temperaturesp. 206
Tips for New Drivers: Stuck in the Snow?p. 207
Other Hazardous Weather Conditionsp. 209
Fyi Cultural Crossroads: A Babylonian Tunnelp. 209
Advice from the Experts: Gary Guzouskas, Administrator, New Hampshire Department of Educationp. 210
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 211
Building Map Skills: Using a Triptikp. 212
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 213
Sharing the Roadwayp. 214
Sharing the Roadway with Pedestrians and Animalsp. 216
Tips for New Drivers: Pedestrians to Watch Forp. 217
Sharing the Roadway with Motorcycles and Bicyclesp. 221
Sharing the Roadway with Other Vehiclesp. 224
Tips for New Drivers: How to Safely Share the Roadway with a Truckp. 225
Cultural Crossroads: The History Connection: Japanese Processions of the Lordsp. 226
Safe Driving Procedures at Railroad Crossingsp. 229
Advice from the Experts: Harvey LaCount, Coordinator of Driver and Traffic Safety Education, Florida AandM Universityp. 230
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 231
Building Math Skills: Figuring Travel Timep. 232
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 233
Natural Laws and Drivingp. 234
Natural Laws and the Movement of Your Carp. 236
Tips for New Drivers: Drying the Brakesp. 236
The Math Connection: Speed/Brakingp. 239
Natural Laws and Steering and Brakingp. 241
Using Natural Laws to Manage Skidsp. 244
Tips for New Drivers: Dealing with Skidsp. 244
Natural Laws, Risk Management, and Collisionsp. 247
Fyi Cultural Crossroads: Inca Roadwaysp. 249
Advice From the Experts: Bruce Reichel Driving Instructor, Bill Scott Racing (BSR), Inc.p. 250
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 251
Building Map Skills: Using the Distance Numbersp. 252
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 253
Responding to an Emergencyp. 254
Brake, Engine, and Steering Failuresp. 256
Tips for New Drivers: Emergency Itemsp. 257
Tire Failure and Other Serious Problemsp. 261
Tips for New Drivers: 15-Minute Checkupp. 263
Waiting for Help and Protecting the Scenep. 267
First-Aid Guidelines and Proceduresp. 269
The History Connection: American Red Crossp. 271
Advice from the Experts: Loretta J. Martin, Coordinator, Safety and Driver Education, Chicago Public Schoolsp. 272
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 273
Cultural Crossroads: Building Critical Thinking Skills: Benjamin Bannekerp. 274
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 275
Cumulative Reviewp. 276
Planning for Your Futurep. 279
Buying a Carp. 280
Determining Personal Need When Considering Buying a Carp. 282
Fyi Cultural Crossroads: Sylvia Oneice Lowep. 282
Factors That Are Involved in Selecting a Carp. 284
Tips for New Drivers: Used-Car Checksp. 286
How to Obtain Financing for a New or Used Carp. 288
The Math Connection: Loan Interestp. 288
Choosing and Purchasing Automobile Insurancep. 290
Advice from the Experts: Chuck Hurley, Senior Vice President, Communications, Insurance Institute for Highway Safetyp. 294
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 295
Building Map Skills: Understanding Map Symbolsp. 296
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 297
Car Systems and Maintenancep. 298
Checking Your car Before and After You Start the Enginep. 300
Tips for New Drivers: Having Your Car Serviced or Repairedp. 301
Becoming Familiar with the Engine and Power Trainp. 303
Fyi Cultural Crossroads: Janet Guthriep. 303
Understanding and Maintaining Car Systemsp. 306
The Science Connection: Carbon Monoxidep. 307
Suspension, Steering, Brakes, and Tiresp. 312
Advice from the Experts: Jack Herr, Senior Service Specialist, Approved Auto Repair, AAAp. 316
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 317
Building Science Skills: Graphing Braking Distancesp. 318
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 319
Planning A Tripp. 320
Preparing Yourself and Your Car for a Short Tripp. 322
Tips for New Drivers: Working a Self-Service Gas Pumpp. 323
Getting Ready for a Long Tripp. 324
Loading and Driving with a Trailerp. 327
The Social Studies Connection: International Driving Permitp. 328
Tips for New Drivers: Changing a Trailer Flat Tirep. 330
Fyi Cultural Crossroads: Sumerian Wheelp. 330
Driving Safely in a Recreational Vehiclep. 332
Advice from the Experts: Deborah Ranson, Director, National Travel, AAAp. 334
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 335
Building Map Skills: Reading City Mapsp. 336
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 337
Getting Ready: Your State Driving Testp. 338
Getting Ready for the Knowledge Testp. 340
The Science Connection: How the Human Memory Worksp. 341
Getting Ready for the In-Vehicle Testp. 342
Tips for New Drivers: Practicing for the In-Vehicle Testp. 342
Getting the Vehicle Ready for the Testp. 344
Tips for New Drivers: Choosing a Vehicle for the Testp. 345
Taking the Final Test: The In-Vehicle Testp. 346
Tips for New Drivers: Don't Rush Yourselfp. 347
Advice from the Experts: Judy L. Alton, Sergeant, Texas Department of Public Safetyp. 348
Chapter Review: Key Points/Projectsp. 349
Building Critical Thinking Skills: Cultural Crossroads: The High Cost of Fuelp. 350
Chapter Test and Driver's Logp. 351
Cumulative Reviewp. 352
Glossaryp. 354
Indexp. 360
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