Answer the questions in a full and complete manner. Use complete sentences, including proper spelling and grammar. When you are ready to turn in your assignment, add a check mark to the Submit for Grading box and then select Submit. Module 3: Natural Forces Affecting the Driver Vocabulary: Please define six (6) of the following terms in your own words. Please do not Just copy and paste the definition. 1. Gravity-A force that attracts the body toward the center of the earth. 2. Inertia- A tendency to do nothing or remain unchanged. 3.
Potential Energy- 4. Kinetic Energy-Energy that a body possesses by virtue of being in motion. 5. Friction-The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another. 6. Traction-The action of drawing or pulling a thing over a surface, especially a road or track. 7. Centrifugal Force- 8. Centripetal Force- 9. Deceleration- Is the term used for acceleration that causes an object to slow down. 10. Force of impact- Module 4: Signs, Signals & Pavement Markings 1. Explain the purpose of the following A. The difference between solid and broken lines is: You may not cross through solid lines but you can cross broken lines.
B. Yellow lines (broken or solid) indicate what type of traffic flow: Separate lanes going in different directions. If broken you can pass or cross the broken yellow line. If it is solid you should not cross or pass over the solid line. If there is a solid and a broken yellow line you can only pass if the broken yellow line is on your side of the road or else passing is not permitted. C. White lines (broken or solid) indicate what type of traffic flow: Separate lanes going in the same direction if broken you can pass or merge or cross the broken line. If solid you usually cannot cross over or should not pass or cross the solid line. Observe and describe the different signs in YOUR city. Give specific examples of each (include color, shape, what the sign is for, etc. ). A. A regulatory sign: Is a red and white square that tells you which regulations to follow. B. A motorist services sign: A sign indicates what services are off that exit for people driving motor vehicles. They are usually blue. C. A recreational sign: Are rectangular and brown the indicate historical and cultural interest along with state and federal parks. D. A sign that you know what it means because of its shape: A stop sign is an octagon and it’s red.
It means you’re supposed to come to a complete stop before entering the intersection. *If each of the above signs do not appear in your town then describe any 3 different types you see in your community. 3. Explain 3 interesting or important facts from Module 3 and 4. A. An interesting fact is you can make a right turn on a red light after stopping and yielding for pedestrians and vehicles in your path. B. Another interesting fact is that you a flashing red light means the same thing as a stop sign. C. Another interesting fact is you can’t pass solid double yellow lines.