UPS 5 Seeing Habits and 10 Point Commentary

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UPS 5 Seeing Habits and 10 Point Commentary
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  1. What is Rule #1?
    Aim high in steering
  2. Rule 1 - How do you do it?
    Imaginary target - baseball/dart board
  3. Rule 1 - What does it do for you?
    Centers car in traffic lane. Safe path on turns
  4. Rule 1 - Key Phrase - REMEMBER
    Find a safe path well ahead
  5. What is rule #2?
    Get the big picture
  6. Rule 2 - how do you do it?
    How wide and deep? What's in it? Objects and ground. 
  7. Rule 2 - what does it do for you?
    Keeps you away from billboards. Smooth stops and turns. Buys time. 
  8. Rule 2 - key phrase - REMEMBER
    Stay back and see it all
  9. What is rule #3?
    Keep your eyes moving
  10. Rule 3 - how do you do it?
    • Move eyes: 
    • front - 2 seconds 
    • Rear - 5 - 8 seconds
  11. Rule 3 - what does it do for you?
    Keeps you alive at intersections. Keeps eyes ahead of car. 
  12. Rule 3 - key phrase - REMEMBER
    Scan - Don't stare
  13. What is rule #4?
    Leave yourself an out. 
  14. Rule 4 - how do you do it?
    Have escape route. Take path of least resistance. 
  15. Rule 4 - what does it do for you?
    Space on all four sides, but always in front. 
  16. Rule 4 - key phrase - REMEMBER
    Be prepared. Expect the unexpected. 
  17. What is rule #5?
    Make sure they see you
  18. Rule 5 - how do you do it?
    Communicate in traffic - horn, lights, and signals. 
  19. Rule 5 - what does it do for you?
    Establishes eye-to-eye contact
  20. Rule 5 - key phrase - REMEMBER
    Don't gamble. Use your horn, lights, and signals
  21. Starting up at intersections
    • Look left, right, left.
    • Check rear view mirrors.
  22. When stopped in traffic
    One space car length in front of you.
  23. Count 1, 2, 3 after the vehicle ahead has started to move
    Establishes space cushions
  24. 4 to 6 seconds following distance speeds UNDER 30 MPH
    6 to 8 seconds following distance speeds OVER 30 MPH
  25. 8 to 12 seconds eye lead time
    Keeps eyes ahead of wheels and keeps you focused.
  26. Scan steering wheel
    Look to see if cars at the curb are occupied
  27. Stale green lights
    Any light you did not see change, have a point of decision
  28. Eye contact
    Make eye contact with pedestrians and motorists along your travel path
  29. Pulling from curb
    Glance over left shoulder when pulling from curb
  30. Use of mirrors
    Every 5 to 8 seconds check your mirrors

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