• Chapter #8

    Sharing the Road with Other Users

    Sharing the Road

    Overview

    Chapter 8 will introduce the driver to other roadway users and how to interact with them.  The student will learn to interact with pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and drivers of large vehicles, emergency vehicles, trains, public transportation and construction vehicles as well as how to drive through work zones.  The characteristics of and interaction with these motorized and non-motorized users will be discussed.  Risk reducing strategies will be presented for sharing the road with other users.

    Objectives

    The student will:

    1. Describe the importance of sharing the road with other users.

    2. Describe the characteristics of pedestrians and how to share the road with them.

    3. Describe the characteristics of bicycles and how to share the road with them.

    4. Describe the characteristics of motorcycles, scooters and mopeds and how to share the road with them.

    5. Describe the characteristics of large vehicles and how to share the road with them.

    6. Describe the characteristics of emergency vehicles and how to share the road with them.

    7. Describe the characteristics of trains and public transportation and how to share the road with them.

     

     

    8. Describe the characteristics of construction vehicles and work zones and how to share the road with them.

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