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process of searching critical areas in a regular sequence

orderly visual search pattern

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six areas of space around your vehicle

zones

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space your vehicle will occupy

path of travel

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a space where you can drive free of restrictions

open zone

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area of space around your vehicle free of restrictions

space cushion

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target area

section of the roadway where the target is located in the center of your intended path, and the area to its right and left

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area that is visible to the driver when looking ahead

field of vision

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seeing and identifying only those clues for restrictions, hazards, or conflicts, that are important to driving

selective seeing

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target area range

space from your vehicle to the target area

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When a driver follows the process of an orderly visual search pattern

scanning

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adjusting your speed to handle one hazard at a time

separate hazards

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the part of field of vision that you can see clearly and sharply

central vision

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the distance you can see ahead in the direction you are looking

line of sight

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Smith System rules

1. aim high in steering
2. keep eyes moving
3. get big picture
4. make sure others can see you
5. leave an out for yourself

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Zone Control System steps

1. see a zone change
2. check other zones
3. create time and space

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ground viewing

making quick glances to the front of the roadway, observe where other vehicles are headed by the direction of there wheels

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lane position 1

centered in the lane, the best position

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lane position 2

close to the left line of the lane

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lane position 3

close to the right line of the lane