The Effects of Fatigue and Emotions on Driving
OverviewChapter 12 will have the new driver explore the effects of fatigue, drowsy driving and the impact of emotions on one’s driving ability. The consequences of drowsy driving and prevention techniques will be discussed. Students will learn actions to take to control emotional responses that occur when driving and learn the characteristics of aggressive driving and road rage and the different types and degrees of aggression.
The student will:
1. Describe the causes of fatigue and how it affects a driver’s abilities.
2. Describe the kinds of emotions that can affect driving behavior and examine the effects of emotions on driving.3. Describe aggressive driving and road rage characteristics and the different types and degrees of aggression.4. Develop strategies for anger management and for responding to aggressive driving and road rage.