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License to Drive

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ISBN-10: 1401879780

ISBN-13: 9781401879785

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Alliance for Safe Driving Staff, Alliance for Safe Driving Staff

List price: $72.95
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Description:

License to Drive 2E provides driving instructors with an integrated learning program. Using a realistic approach, it covers all major driver education issues, with an emphasis on safety and defensive driving that will appeal to all new drivers. All major driving methods are covered, including SIPDE, Smith system and IPDE. The focus is on practical solutions to everyday situations, with thoughtful coverage of such subjects as driving under the influence, sharing the road, challenging driving conditions and aggressive driving. Thought-provoking scenarios and evaluation questions in each chapter engage the student, provide a wealth of discussion material, and encourage active learning. The…    
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Book details

List price: $72.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Special Boxes
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use License to Drive
Introduction to Driving
Driver Education
Driving Is a Privilege
The Highway Transportation System
The Driver and the Driving Task
Defensive Driving
Defensive Driving Skills
Managing Time, Space, and Visibility
The "SAFE" Method
The Condition of the Driver
The Physical Condition of the Driver
The Mental Condition of the Driver
Driving Fund Amentals
Preparing to Drive
Vehicle Instrumentation
Operating Devices
Vehicle Controls
Vehicle Operation Basics
Starting the Engine and Engaging the Transmission
Steering
Backing Up
Parking
The Speed Factor: Negotiating Curves and Braking
Physical Laws Affecting Driving
Negotiating Curves
Braking
Speed Limits
Welcome to the Road
Signs, Signals, and Roadway Markings
Traffic Signs
Traffic Signals
Roadway Markings, Lanes, and Painted Curbs
Intersections and Right-of-Way
Intersections
Right-of-Way
Railroad Crossings
Turning
Turning Basics
Left Turns
Right Turns
Reversing Your Direction
The Driving Environment
City Driving
The City Driving Environment
Lane Positioning
Passing
Highway and Rural Driving
The Rural Driving Environment
Defensive Driving on Highways
Other Dangers of Highway and Rural Driving
Freeway Driving
The Freeway Driving Environment
Entering Freeways
Exiting Freeways
Other Dangers of Freeway Driving
Sharing the Road
Pedestrians
Bicycles
Motorcycles
Trucks and Buses
Challenging Driving
Challenging Driving Conditions
Reduced Visibility
Challenging Road Conditions
Challenging Terrain
Driving in Bad Weather
Rain
Snow and Ice
Other Severe Weather Conditions
Cold and Hot Weather
Collisions
Collisions
What to Do at the Scene of a Crash
Preventing Collisions
Vehicle Restraint Systems
Emergencies
Blowouts and Flat Tires
Mechanical Failures
Skids
Other Emergencies
Driving Responsibly at Home and Away from Home
Driving Under the Influence
Alcohol and Other Drugs
Preventing Drunk Driving
DUI and the Law
Licensing and Vehicle Ownership
The Licensing Process
Insuring Your Vehicle
Your Driving Record
Buying and Selling a Vehicle
Vehicle Maintenance, Equipment, and Security
Preventive Maintenance
Selecting a Mechanic
Vehicle Equipment and Accessories
Vehicle Security
Driving Away from Home
Road Trips
Driving Unfamiliar Vehicles
Answers to Guess the Vanity Plate and Wild Wheels
Glossary
Index
Figure Credits