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The Complete Driver

Author : Clarence Beedle
ISBN : 9780738842417
Genre : Education
File Size : 36.37 MB
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This is not a how to book. It is a how you can book. It is not even a book in the conventional sense; it is a classroom seminar on advanced driver training. It is a discussion about the driving skills; drivers have the most difficulty with when it comes to car control. It is not a defensive driving manual, although there are not any driving skills available to replace defensive driving skills. It is a compilation of years of experience observing students participating in advanced driver training. Not from the perspective of what they did not know, but from the perspective of what they did not understand about driving because it had never been taught. It is an in depth discussion about how we can improve our driving skills and car control skills. The discussion examines what actually happens just before and during the driving emergency, to the driver and the vehicle. We will talk about controversial driving subjects, candidly and openly. We will discuss why the otherwise excellent driver suddenly "freezes up" when faced with a potentially life threatening driving situation and what we can do to prevent it happening to us. On the pages of this book, you will become intimately familiar with your vehicle tires, steering wheel, Brake and accelerator pedals. You will get to know those body chemicals that can drive our muscles to do phenomenal things or shut us down. You will get to know your eyes, and why their correct use, is critical to driver car control. Skid control is not just about turning the steering wheel in the direction of the skid. Skid control is understanding and thereby anticipating everything there is to know about a skid! The discussions on advanced driving techniques follow a philosophy that has been proven on the driving course. If I simply tell you how to do something and then let you practice until you get it right you may or may not be able to accomplish that action under extreme excitation, fear or duress. If I can find a way to help you understand, WHY, certain skills are essential you will retain that knowledge and find a way to practice it and put it to use. There are no simple single acts of car control skill during the driving emergency. The acts of steering while braking or mastering the techniques of maximum effective braking are easily accomplished in a controlled environment. During the highway driving emergency, they are several steps down the list of what needed to happen to avoid or reduce the damaging consequences of a crash! On the pages of The Complete Driver, we will examine all aspects of advanced driver skill and what we can do to improve our skills, on a daily basis, and why we must.
Category: Education

The Driving Instructor S Handbook

Author : John Miller
ISBN : 0749444983
Genre : Automobile driver education
File Size : 39.44 MB
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"The Driving Instructor's Handbook is recommended by the Driving Standards Agency for those studying for the Approved Driving Instructor's qualifying examination." Driving Standards Agency Register of Approved Driving Instructors "An up-to-date copy of The Driving Instructor's Handbook is as essential for a fully qualified instructor as it is for those seeking to pass the ADI qualifying examinations." John Lepine MBE, General Manager, The Motor Schools Association "...excellent reading for those in the business of instructors training." Driving Magazine "Undoubtedly essential reading" Road Law This revised and updated 13th edition of The Driving Instructor's Handbook takes into account changes in the driving training industry and is recognised as the authoritative reference guide for would-be and qualified instructors. Recommended by the DSA, this widely read book provides the most up-to-date information and comprehensive guidance on *driving licenses, *teaching skills, *training procedures, *the current ADI entry examination - theory and practical, *the new style theory test, *marking of the driver ability test, *the trainee license, *the ADI Check Test, *the L Test - theory and practical and *road traffic law. Highly practical, the Handbook also covers driver training and testing for motorcycles, buses, lorries and taxis.
Category: Automobile driver education

Traffic And Transport Psychology

Author : Geoffrey Underwood
ISBN : 0080550797
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 25.20 MB
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Just as our transport systems become more and more important to our economic and social well-being, so they become more and more crowded and more at risk from congestion, disruption, and collapse. Technology and engineering can provide part of the solution, but the complete solution will need to take account of the behaviour of the users of the transport networks. The role of psychologists in this is to understand how people make decisions about the alternative modes of transport and about the alternative routes to their destinations, to understand how novice and other vulnerable users can develop safe and effective behaviours, how competent users can operate within the transport system optimally and within their perceptual and cognitive limitations. The contributions to this volume address these issues of how the use of our transport systems can be improved by taking into account knowledge of the behaviour of the people who use the systems. Topics discussed include driver training and licensing, driver impairment, road user attitudes and behaviour, enforcement and behaviour change, driver support systems, and the psychology of mobility and transport mode choice. This work will be of value not only to psychologists but to all transport professionals interested in the application of psychology to traffic.
Category: Psychology

Wartime Driving

Author : American Automobile Association. Traffic Engineering and Safety Department
ISBN : UOM:39015063986908
Genre : Automobile drivers
File Size : 33.37 MB
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Category: Automobile drivers

Smart Driver Training Simulation

Author : Wolf Dieter Käppler
ISBN : 9783540770701
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 34.63 MB
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As technology improves, so does the sophistication of driving simulators. Meanwhile, as the volume of traffic increases, simulators are being seen as a real addition to the driving trainer’s armory. This book explains the basics of education and training using simulators and their ability to improve safety on our streets. Käppler shows that they can be used for documentation, data acquisition, data analysis, evaluation, and modeling as well as for simple training.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Roadcraft

Author : Philip Coyne
ISBN : 0117081876
Genre : Education
File Size : 66.86 MB
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Roadcraft is the official Police Driver's Handbook, approved by the Association of Chief Police Officers, and is used by the police service to train police drivers, but it is useful for any driver wishing to improve their skills and safety to a more advanced level. Roadcraft aims to help people become better drivers by increasing awareness of all factors that affect driving, such as the capability of the driver, characteristics of the vehicle, and road and traffic conditions. This new edition has been prepared in close consultation with a working group of senior police driving instructors and other police and civilian advance driver training experts. It has been updated to reflect recent changes in the legislative framework surrounding driving and emergency response driving and new methodologies in teaching safe driving. It now also incorporates information on automotive engineering advances such as ABS and SatNav devices and their effect on driving. A new chapter has been added to teach drivers the physical and psychological aspects of driving and how to develop mental skills to become a better driver.
Category: Education

Very Advanced Driving

Author : A. Tom Topper
ISBN : 0716021277
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 33.97 MB
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Cars do skid; tyres do burst; drivers do make errors. When such shocks strike directly or close in front, is your reaction safe, fast instinctive? To tighten up your emergency skills, Tom Topper urges you to become a Very Advanced Thinker.
Category: Transportation

The Advanced Driver S Handbook

Author : Margaret Stacey
ISBN : 0749415010
Genre : Automobile driving
File Size : 76.11 MB
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Fully revised, this edition combines established advanced driving skills with defensive techniques. It explains how to use high performance handling techniques to improve car control, and how to make the best use of defensive driving methods to avoid road accidents. This volume also gives advice on preparing for (and passing) the various IAM and RoSPA tests for advanced drivers.
Category: Automobile driving

Advanced Skills In Executive Protection

Author : A. Hunsicker
ISBN : 9781599428499
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 24.76 MB
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Any professional actively engaged in the executive protection field, novice or veteran, whether in a team or as team leader, must train for, and be able to pinpoint, even the most unexpected security concerns. The continuation of The Fine Art of Executive Protection - Handbook for the Executive Protection Officer (2007), Advanced Skills in Executive Protection contains carefully selected and illustrated material for the executive protection and security enforcement professional. All available training and study material, individual case studies, and real scenarios, combined with professional experience, serve as the foundation for this specialist's manual. For the client, as a prospective principal, it provides important details that will assure lifesaving protection. Comprehensive, detailed, and straightforward, Advanced Skills in Executive Protection is the only book to offer an in-depth look into the operational aspects of executive protection. It guides the reader through a diversity of advanced disciplines and skills and contains all the necessary ingredients for effective protection planning. Information about every aspect of executive protection is not only an important part of the professional's ongoing training curriculum, but is also crucial for the client who seeks this professional protection, to face not only today's protection needs, but also those of the future. See also The Fine Art of Executive Protection: Handbook for the Executive Protection Officer and Understanding International Counter Terrorism: A Professional s Guide to the Operational Art by A. Hunsicker.
Category: Business & Economics

Advanced And Performance Driving

Author : Reg Local
ISBN : 150853540X
Genre :
File Size : 68.25 MB
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Reg Local is an ex-police driving instructor. With a number of years operational experience as a traffic officer and several years teaching police drivers at standard and advanced level, including pursuit tactics and VIP protection driving, he has a wealth of experience to share with the reader. In this book, Reg explores not only the practical skills required by a good driver, but also the mental aspects of driving in a wide range of scenarios. As well as exploring overtaking, cornering, acceleration and braking sense, Reg has included chapters on emergency response driving, motorway driving, dealing with the mistakes of others and how to check your own abilities in a realistic way. The book is useful for drivers at any stage in their driving career, from the newly qualified driver to the experienced emergency services driver and everyone in between. The book can be read on its own, or as part of a course of advanced instruction. It complements other driving manuals, especially the police driving manual - Roadcraft.
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Control Strategies For Advanced Driver Assistance Systems And Autonomous Driving Functions

Author : Harald Waschl
ISBN : 9783319915692
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 47.73 MB
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This book describes different methods that are relevant to the development and testing of control algorithms for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving functions (ADF). These control algorithms need to respond safely, reliably and optimally in varying operating conditions. Also, vehicles have to comply with safety and emission legislation. The text describes how such control algorithms can be developed, tested and verified for use in real-world driving situations. Owing to the complex interaction of vehicles with the environment and different traffic participants, an almost infinite number of possible scenarios and situations that need to be considered may exist. The book explains new methods to address this complexity, with reference to human interaction modelling, various theoretical approaches to the definition of real-world scenarios, and with practically-oriented examples and contributions, to ensure efficient development and testing of ADAS and ADF. Control Strategies for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous Driving Functions is a collection of articles by international experts in the field representing theoretical and application-based points of view. As such, the methods and examples demonstrated in the book will be a valuable source of information for academic and industrial researchers, as well as for automotive companies and suppliers.
Category: Technology & Engineering