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Chapter 5 Guided Notes:
Managing Risk with the IPDE Process
5.1 The IPDE Process
Risk factors are anything that increases the possibility of a .
who take unnecessary chances can increase your level of risk and chance of conflict.
Conditions that can contribute to the possibility of a crash include vehicles with:
Roadway- and Environment-Contributed Factors
Conditions such as , , and
contribute to driving risk.
Road construction, a in the road, or and
also create risk for drivers.
To process information properly, you must
5.2 Identify and Predict
First step is . You must know to look, to
look, to look, and to look for.
An is a process of searching critical areas in a regular sequence.
For an pattern, you should:
1. Look ahead to your .
2. Evaluate your zones and search for possible and
path of travel.
3. Glance in the .
4. Evaluate your .
5. Look ahead again to evaluate another .
6. Check your .
7. Glance in the .
8. Check your and .
There are many restrictions to your line of sight such as:
Explain the art of scanning:
Selective seeing means that you identify and select only those clues and events that:
List items to search for in a city:
List things to search for on open highways:
. is making quick glances to the roadway in front of your vehicle.
Good scanning habits will help you identify sudden actions or conflicts such as:
shopping center entrances and exits
roadside stands and restaurants
Be aware and search for other drivers who can appear from .
When you , you take the information you have identified and
Three major elements in the traffic scene that you must make predictions about are:
the actions of other
your control of
the consequences of
Predicting others actions
Where might the
other driver go?
What action will other
Will I have an open
If all zones are closed,
where might a conflict occur?
5.3 Decide and Execute
To a decision means that you that you have
decided to do.
You can decide to maintain your , , brake, or .
Define Space Cushion:
Lane Position Notes:
You can decide to communicate with others by:
Minimize a Hazard:
The important actions you will are
Locked brakes make steering impossible because .
Steering too much:
Steering too little:
Communicate by using the following:
headlights, taillights, and brake lights
parking lights and hazard flashers
eye contact and body movement
5.4 Using the IPDE Process
Use the four steps of the IPDE Process in order.
Identify the .
Predict how they might affect .
IPDE takes time to put into action.
You must have time to identify and .
You must have time to of others.
The more the traffic situation, the it takes to carry
out the IPDE Process.