Traveler Van Driver Training Grays Harbor College

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Extensive Van Handling Characteristics . The expanded tallness, length and weight of vast load and traveler vans influence their taking care of characteristics.Vans handle uniquely in contrast to cars notwithstanding when performing routine vehicle moves.. Focal point of Gravity in Cars. The focal point of gravity for a car is typically situated at the guard level of the vehicle.This keeps the auto from inclining too far in one critical

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Traveler Van Driver Training Grays Harbor College Loss Prevention Guide 8/14/09

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Large Van Handling Characteristics The expanded tallness, length and weight of extensive payload and traveler vans influence their dealing with qualities. Vans handle uniquely in contrast to cars notwithstanding when performing routine vehicle maneuvers.

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Center of Gravity in Cars The focal point of gravity for a car is generally situated at the guard level of the vehicle. This shields the auto from inclining too far in some course amid typical or crisis circumstances. The low focal point of gravity additionally gives the vehicle street soundness .

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Center of Gravity in Large Vans Much higher because of size and state of van. Focal point of gravity increments when include payload or traveler weight. At the point when completely filled, high as the controlling wheel .

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Results of High Center of Gravity Compromises the security of the van particularly amid brisk, impromptu moves, for example, Sudden turns Striking a control at higher velocities Running off the installment Trying to take wheels back to street surface too rapidly.

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The Impaired Driver Lack of rest Alcohol or medication utilize Fatigue Sick

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The Distracted Driver Minimize diversions when driving Do not utilize mobile phones Don't eat or drink. Depend on "shotgun" rider to alter radio, help with bearings, work electronic hardware. Van travelers divert driver

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How to deal with running off the asphalt Slow down! Be that as it may, stay away from serious brake application. Back off step by step. Move back simply after significantly lessening speed. Abstain from turning the directing wheel too forcefully while coming back to street surface.

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Taking bends too quick Can bring about a critical move of weight creating the van to incline the other way of the bend. As the heaviness of van moves in light of the bend, the tires will fall off the roadway and the van will truly flip on its side.

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Tire Failure An essential donor to any vehicle rollover is misfortune off control brought on by tire disappointment Tread partitions can bring about an emotional loss of strength and directional control . Causes vehicle weight to move and get to be distinctly lopsided. . Since vans, trucks and SUVs have a higher focal point of gravity, they are especially defenseless to this outcome

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What to do if tire falls flat Ease delicately off the gas Keep a firm hold on the directing wheel While tenderly steering into the brakes, keep the vehicle pointed straight ahead and bit by bit diminish your speed. Pull off the street without making any radical guiding sources of info.

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What not to do if tire comes up short Do not hit the brakes hard. . Try not to move the directing wheel suddenly.

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Adverse Weather Postpone trip if climate is terrible Reduce speed Hydroplane in wet climate Wind influences security Leave additional space

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Before Leaving Check reflects and change as required Familiarize yourself with area and operation of key vehicle gadgets (lights, windshield wipers, radiator, and so forth) Check that all gear/things stowed Check that all travelers are situated with safety belts on

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Seatbelts Drivers and travelers must lock in. 80% of individuals who kicked the bucket a year ago in single vehicle rollovers were not locked in.

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Stopping and Following Stopping separation is longer in van than car Allow a three to four second after separation Increase taking after separation in harsh climate Visualize where vehicle will be in 12 seconds

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Create more space by diminishing or expanding speed Use mirrors Ask for assistance from travelers Put signals on early Reduce speed For left turn, begin turn more remote forward For right turn, begin transform as far into the crossing point as could reasonably be expected. Switching to another lane and Turning

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Backing/Parking the van Try and abstain from stopping where you have to pull out Use spotters Set stopping brake On slope, turn wheels so van will move against check Back toward driver's side

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Loading and Unloading Passengers Park van out of activity or voyaged path. Turn on peril flashers Turn start off when not in driver's seat Park on level surface and apply crisis brake Assist travelers as required Make beyond any doubt all travelers are clear of van before pulling forward.

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Brakes on Steep Grades Downshift to give motor pressure a chance to manage your speed Maintain speed that decreases need to brake If lose brakes, pump pedal

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Yield to Safety Courtesy pays off

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Question #1 Which of the accompanying add to the potential for vans to be required in a rollover mischance? Over the top speed Improperly expanded tires Driver diversion All of the above

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Answer to Question #1 Which of the accompanying add to the potential for vans to be required in a rollover mischance? Unnecessary speed Improperly expanded tires Driver diversion All of the above

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Question #2 A substantial traveler van will "drive" and respond comparably to a standard traveler vehicle. Genuine False

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Answer to Question #2 A vast van will "drive" and respond comparably to a standard traveler vehicle. Genuine False

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Question #3 Which of the accompanying are valid? The high focal point of gravity in vast vans gives the vehicle street strength. The focal point of gravity in vast vans is very little higher than cars when softly stacked. Both are false.

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Answer to Question #3 Which of the accompanying are valid? The high focal point of gravity in substantial vans gives the vehicle street strength. The focal point of gravity in substantial vans is very little higher than cars when gently stacked Both are false

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Question #4 If your tire extinguishes, you ought to Keep both hands on the controlling wheel Pump the brakes hard to back off rapidly Pull off the street step by step.

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Answer Question #4 If your tire extinguishes, you ought to Keep both hands on the directing wheel Pump the brakes hard to back off rapidly Pull off the street progressively. Braking hard can help destabilize your vehicle.

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Question #5 It is a bit much for travelers in vans to wear safety belts. Genuine False

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Answer to Question #5 It is a bit much for travelers in vans to wear safety belts True False

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Question #6 A ten (10) second after separation between the van and the vehicle before the van is a prescribed least. Genuine False

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Answer to Question #6 A ten (10) second after separation between the van and the vehicle before the van is a suggested least. Genuine False

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Question #7 When stopping on a grade/decrease, you don't have to apply the stopping brake on the off chance that you move the transmission into PARK. Genuine False

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Answer to Question #7 When stopping on a slope/decrease, you don't have to apply the stopping brake on the off chance that you move the transmission into PARK. Genuine False

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Question #8 Vehicle energy can expand the shot of rolling a vast traveler or freight van while cornering. Genuine False

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Answer to Question #8 Vehicle force can build the possibility of rolling a huge traveler or load van while cornering. Genuine False

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Question #9 When going down a long, soak downhill extend, you ought to: Down-move Hold your foot on the brake An and B

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Answer to Question #9 When going down a long, soak downhill extend, you ought to: Down-move Hold your foot on the brake An and B

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Question #10 You are driving when your PDA rings. You ought to: Answer the call Have another person answer Ignore the call B or C

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Answer to Question #10 You are driving when your PDA rings. You ought to: Answer the call Have another person answer Ignore the call B or C

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Question #11 Many van mischances are brought about by "overcorrecting". Genuine False

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Answer to Question #11 Many van mishaps are created by "overcorrecting". Genuine False

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Question #12 When backing a van into a parking spot, you ought to: Back toward the driver's side Use spotters Avoid circumstances where you have to back All of the above

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Answer to Question #12 When backing a van into a parking spot, you ought to: Back toward the driver's side Use spotters Avoid circumstances where you have to back All of the above

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Question #13 When stacking and emptying travelers, you ought to: Turn on your headlights – Not your risk flashers Park the van out of activity or the voyaged path Leave the engine running while you help travelers

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Answer to Question #13 When stacking and emptying travelers, you ought to: Turn on your headlights – Not your peril flashers Park the van out of movement or the voyaged path Leave the engine running while you help travelers

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