Module 4 Topic 1
1. Driving Risk is the potential that a chosen action (e.g., speeding, texting, etc.,) may lead to an undesirable outcome. An average of 7 teenagers are killed in crashes EVERY DAY.
3. To properly assess a specific risk, you need to have some idea of the potential outcomes. For example, if you are a distracted driver, your potential for being involved in a crash increases 4 to 9 times.
4. Factors that increase risk:
5. Actions have consequences: Taking unnecessary risks may result in property damage, injury or death, and other losses
Injury to you or others - permanent or life-threatening,
What are some things you would be searching for? 2. Space around your vehicle: Drivers must manage all six zones around the vehicle, and adjust position to maintain a safe margin of space that provides room to steer in an emergency