Roadcraft

The Police Driver's Handbook

Author: Philip Coyne,Police Foundation,Penny Mares

Publisher: Stationery Office/Tso

ISBN: 9780117081871

Category: Education

Page: 294

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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.

Handbook of Teen and Novice Drivers

Research, Practice, Policy, and Directions

Author: Donald L Fisher,Jeff Caird,William Horrey,Lana Trick

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466587024

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 488

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Despite a growing body of research and targeted remediation, teenage and novice drivers continue to be six to nine times more likely to die in a crash than they are when they are just a few years older. The World Health Organization reports that road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death globally among 15 to 19 year olds. In light of these crash statistics, understanding the teen driver problem remains of paramount public health importance around the world. The Handbook of Teen and Novice Drivers: Research, Practice, Policy, and Directions provides critical knowledge for a broad range of potential readers, including students, teachers, researchers in academics, industry and the federal government, public policy makers at all levels, insurance companies and automobile manufacturers, driving instructors, and parents and their teens.

The Driving Instructor's Handbook

Author: John Miller,Margaret Stacey

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749463201

Category: Education

Page: 464

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The Driving Instructor's Handbook is widely recognized in the driver training industry as the authoritative reference guide for trainee and qualified instructors. This best-selling handbook covers every aspect of the profession, from the role and the characteristics needed to do the job well, preparation for the three ADI examination requirements (Theory and hazard perception, Driving ability and Instructional ability), through to the driving test and driving larger vehicles. Updated for 2011 with the latest information relating to the ever-changing driving industry, The Driving Instructor's Handbook is essential reading for anyone involved in the training of new drivers and instructors at all levels.

Be a Confident Driver

The essential guide to roadcraft for motorists old and new

Author: John Henderson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444133780

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. With over 95% of accidents caused by preventable human error, insurance costs increasing yearly by 20% and few drivers willing to spare the time or money for an advanced driving course, Better Driving is an essential book that will be suitable for almost every motorist, whether newly qualified or with many years' experience. It it not only targeted at those who want to learn advanced techniques, but all those who lack confidence either overall or in specific areas. It covers not only the basic advanced driving techniques, but also introduces mental strategies such as observation and cynicism. It will cover such practical scenarios as bad weather driving and breakdowns, and provide advice for every driving environment, from rural roads and motorways to urban roads and driving abroad. With plenty of supporting resource material, including further reading and useful diagrams, it will be an ideal companion for motorists old and new.

Cognitive Processes in Eye Guidance

Author: Geoffrey D. M. Underwood

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 386

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Whether reading, looking at a picture, or driving, how is it that we know where to look next - how does the human visual system calculate where our gaze should be directed in order to achieve our cognitive aims? Of course, there is an interaction between the decisions about where we shouldlook and about how long we should look there. However, our eyes do not just move randomly over the visual field - whether we are reading, driving, or solving a problem. There are systematic variations not only in the duration of each eye fixation, but also in what we are looking at. It is thesevariations in eye movements that can tell us much about the cognitive processes involved in the performance of these activities. Within reading research, great progress has already been made in understanding these processes and there are now a number of competing and well-formed models. In someother areas of perception, the development of formal theories and the search for critical evidence is less advanced. This book brings together leading vision scientists studying eye movements across a range of activities, such as reading, driving, computer activities, and chess. It providesgroundbreaking new research that will help us understand how it is that we know where to move our eyes, and thereby better understand the cognitive processes underlying these activities.

Fleetcraft

The Essential Occupational Driver's Handbook

Author: Jonathan Halliday,Philip Coyne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780115522918

Category: Automobile driver education

Page: 186

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Fleetcraft is a driver training manual aimed at the occupational driver. Health and safety legislation now requires employers to address the risks associated with work-related vehicle usage, and driver training is one solution being adopted. Much of the material is derived from Roadcraft, the manual used for advanced police driver training. This handbook covers many aspects of driving, including attitude and behaviour, both of which are seen as essential for road safety and an effective driver development programme.

Kopflos

Wie unser Bauchgefühl uns in die Irre führt - und was wir dagegen tun können

Author: Ori Brafman,Rom Brafman

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593386593

Category: Science

Page: 216

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Wir alle kennen es: Man hält an einer Entscheidung fest, obwohl deutlich absehbar ist, dass sie falsch ist. Schlimmer noch, man ignoriert alle Warnungen, verpasst die Gelegenheit, die Katastrophe abzuwenden und steuert sogar noch direkt in sie hinein. Ein unerklärliches Verhalten? Mitnichten, sagen Ori und Rom Brafman.

British Reports, Translations and Theses

Received by the British Library Lending Division, Including Material from the Republic of Ireland

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Great Britain

Page: N.A

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Issue for Mar. 1981 contains index for Jan.-Mar. 1981 in microfiche form.

Autocar

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Automobiles

Page: N.A

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Cannabis und Führerschein

Author: Theo Pütz

Publisher: Nachtschatten Verlag

ISBN: 3037882905

Category: Transportation

Page: 184

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Die Zeiten, dass bekiffte Fahrer bei Verkehrskontrollen unbehelligt blieben, weil nur auf Alkohol kontrolliert wurde, sind lange vorbei - mit Schnelltests, Urinproben und Blutentnahmen können Polizei und Verkehrsbehörden heute jede Art von Drogenkonsum nachweisen und die Sanktionen, die bei einem positiven Nachweis drohen, sind meist schwerwiegender als bei einer Trunkenheitsfahrt. Neben grundsätzlichen Informationen zur Rechtslage (in D/A/CH), im Zusammenhang mit Drogen und Verkehrssicherheit liefert das Buch aktuelle Beispiele zur Praxis von Behörden und Justiz, zu den geltenden Grenzwerten, der Auswirkung auf Konsumenten und bietet Infos und Tipps zum Verhalten im "Ernstfall". Vorwort von Mathias Bröckers.

Anatomie des Mörders

der Top-Agent des FBI enthüllt die Motive von Gewaltverbrechern

Author: John E. Douglas,Mark Olshaker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442150960

Category:

Page: 504

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Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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