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NCJ Number: 67971 Find in a Library
Title: EMERGENCY DRIVING SKILLS, PART 3 - THE IPDE (IDENTIFYING, PREDICTING, DECIDING AND EXECUTING) SYSTEM
Author(s): ANONYMOUS
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: UNIT 35
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL MANUAL PRESENTS AN OVERVIEW OF THE IPDE SYSTEM DEVELOPED BY MARYLAND'S STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO HELP AVERAGE DRIVERS IDENTIFY, PREDICT, DECIDE, AND EXECUTE DRIVING SAFETY MANEUVERS.
Abstract: THE IDENTIFICATION AND PREDICTION SECTIONS HELP DRIVERS DEVELOP TECHNIQUES TO ANTICIPATE AND AVOID TROUBLE. THESE SECTIONS INCLUDE METHODS FOR SCANNING THE ROAD, LISTS OF POTENTIAL HAZARDS, AND LISTS OF POSSIBLE MANUEVERS TO AVOID HAZARDS. THE DECISION AND EXECUTION SECTIONS COVER DRIVING TECHNIQUES THAT HELP THE MOTORIST TO AVOID HAZARDOUS SITUATIONS. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE THE COLLISION POTENTIAL OF HAZARDS AND FACTORS WHICH HINDER SAFE DRIVING (I.E., LIMITED SPACE OR VISION). AN ANSWER KEY FOR THE QUESTIONS IS INCLUDED AT THE END OF EACH SECTION. ILLUSTRATIONS ARE PROVIDED. FOR RELATED DOCUMENTS, SEE NCJ 67969-70 AND 67972.
Index Term(s): Driver training; Highway safety; Maryland; Self instructional materials
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