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Three parts of the highway transportation system (HTS)

People, vehicles, roadways

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Purpose of HTS

to move people and cargo from one place to another safely

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used by the federal, state, and local governments to regulate the HTS

vehicle code

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the federal government made this with a set of traffic-safety guidelines

National Highway Safety Act

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social, physical, and mental skills required to drive

driving task

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IPDE Process

process of seeing, thinking, and responding

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I in IPDE

Identify

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P in IPDE

Predict

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D in IPDE

Decide

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E in IPDE

Execute

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The Smith System

designed to help drivers develop good seeing habits

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Zone Control System

method for managing space around your vehicle

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defensive driving

driving in a way that reduces conflict

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breakdown in the HTS

occurs when any part of the system does not work well

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Learner's Permit

permit to drive with a supervised adult and track hours (permit should usually be held for 6 months)

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Intermediate License

must have successfully complete learner's permit, and continue to ride with an adult and log hours

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Full-privilege

successfully complete leaner's permit and intermediate license

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highway traffic engineers

plan, build, and maintain the complex roadway systems

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State Departments of Motor Vehicles

enforce the national guidelines that makeup the vehicle code

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graduated license program

requires young drivers to go through a series of licensing stages