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0. Understand the social as well as the personal losses due to traffic crashes. 0. Become better acquainted with certain crash prevention techniques. 0. Gain better understanding of our Florida Traffic Laws in respect to speed, signs, school buses and the consequences. 0. Learn the importance of safety equipment.

0. Learn what the affects of alcohol have on our driving capabilities.

Course Outline
Introduction(this module) - 5 minutes
* PART 1 - TRAFFIC CRASH PROBLEM - MAGNITUDE AND FACTORS * Module 1: TRAFFIC CRASH PROBLEM - MAGNITUDE AND FACTORS (10 minutes) * Subject 1 - Societal And Personal Losses From Traffic Crashes (quantified) * Subject 2 - Contribution Of DUI And Other Hazardous Acts * PART 2 - THE HUMAN FACTORS

* Module 2: PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS (25 minutes)
* Subject 1 - Dealing With Stress
* Subject 2 - Dealing With Fatigue
* Subject 3 - Dealing With Emotional Distress
* Subject 4 - Appropriate Attitude
* Module 3: DUI PREVENTION (40 minutes)
* Subject 1 - Effect Of Alcohol And Other Drugs On Driver Capabilities * Subject 2 - Relationship Of Amount Of Alcohol Consumed To BAC * Subject 3 - Legal Consequences

* Subject 4 - Financial Consequences Of DUI
* Subject 5 - Ways To Avoid Driving Impaired
* PART 3 - MAN, MACHINE AND ENVIRONMENT
* Module 4: CRASH DYNAMICS (25 minutes)
* Subject 1 - Effect Of Speed On Force Of Impact
* Subject 2 - Concept Of Second Collision
* Subject 3 - Energy Absorption
* Module 5: SAFETY EQUIPMENT (30 minutes)
* Subject 1 - Safety Belts
* Subject 2 - Head Rests
* Subject 3 - Child Restraints
* Subject 4 - Air Bags
* Subject 5 - General Importance Of Vehicle Safety Maintenance * Module 6: CRASH PREVENTION TECHNIQUES (50 minutes) * Subject 1 - Scanning, Including Distance Guidelines, Adaptation To Surroundings * Subject 2 - Following Distance, Including 2 Second Minimum * Subject 3 - Stopping Distance In Relationship To Speed * Subject 4 - Environmental Hazards

* Subject 5 - Vehicle Emergencies
* Subject 6 - Sharing The Road
* Subject 7 - Passing, Including Necessary Clear Distance * Subject 8 - Right Of Way
* Subject 9 - Speed Adjustments In Relationship To Surroundings * Subject 10 - Railroad Crossings
* Module 7: FLORIDA TRAFFIC LAWS (50 minutes)
* Subject 1 - Legal Penalties Including Point System * Subject 2 - Speed Limits Including Default Limits * Subject 3 - Signs, Signals And Road Markings
* Subject 4 - School Buses
* Subject 5 - Emergency Vehicles
* Subject 6 - Required Vehicle Safety Equipment

TRAFFIC CRASH PROBLEM - MAGNITUDE AND FACTORS
TOPIC 1: TRAFFIC CRASH PROBLEM - MAGNITUDE AND FACTORS SUBJECT 1: Societal And Personal Losses From Traffic Crashes (quantified)

The motor vehicle has become central to the way of life and the way of business in the United States. This invention has led to more productivity, greater mobility, higher efficiency and effectiveness over the same time a century ago. However, all of these benefits have come at a great cost. Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for all people from 6 to 33 years old and account for more than 90% of all transportation related fatalities1. The economic cost of motor vehicle crashes alone is estimated at more than $150.5 billion annually2. The majority of persons killed or injured in traffic crashes were drivers (64%), followed by passengers (32%), pedestrians (3%) and cyclists (2%)3. 96% of the 12 million vehicles involved in motor vehicle crashes in 1995 were passenger cars or light trucks.4...
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