What are the 5 types of distractions while driving?

5 Types of Distracted Driving

  • Eating and drinking.
  • Applying makeup.
  • Managing children or pets.
  • Having a conversation with passengers.
  • Fiddling with the radio or other controls.

What are the 3 categories of distractions while driving?

Distracted Driving

  • Visual: taking your eyes off the road.
  • Manual: taking your hands off the wheel.
  • Cognitive: taking your mind off driving.

How do you reduce car distractions?

Minimize Distracted Driving

  1. Don’t Multi-Task. Drivers should only do one thing while on the road: Drive!
  2. Don’t Eat/Drink While Driving.
  3. Avoid Complicated Tasks.
  4. Never Use a Phone While Driving.
  5. Store Gear Properly.
  6. Make All Adjustments Before Hitting the Road.
  7. Get Organized.
  8. Keep Eyes on the Road.

What are the 2 types of distracted drivers?

The Big Three The three types of distracted driving are visual distractions, manual distractions, and cognitive distractions.

What is the area 25 30 seconds ahead of you called?

Your target area is the area 25-30 seconds ahead of you. Your path of travel is the section of roadway that will get you from where you are to your target area. Your line of sight is your ability to see the center of your path of travel from your car to your target area.

What does S mean in safer?

SAFER stands for Space, Attitude, Foresight, Eyesight and Responsibility.

What is S in safer?

S.A.F.E.R. ™ defensive driving skills including Space, attitude, foresight, eyesight, responsibility.

How far does a car travel at 30mph?

Driver Care – Know Your Stopping Distance

Speed Perception/Reaction Distance Braking Distance
30 mph 44 feet 45 feet
40 mph 59 feet 80 feet
50 mph 73 feet 125 feet
60 mph 88 feet 180 feet

How many feet do you need to stay behind a car?

Car: 243 feet (about 16 car lengths) – This gives you the necessary space to stop safely. Semi-Truck: 300 feet (about 20 car lengths) – Semis carry heavy loads, so more than slamming on the brakes, something can fall off or out of the truck, and you need time to react and avoid the debris.

What does F in safer stand for?

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