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Traffic signals.................................. 36–37, 43–45

Scanning...................................See Observations

Traffic signs................................................. 29–36

School buses........................................See Buses School zones.............................................. 31, 84 Seatbelts.................................................... 11, 14

Trains.......................................................... 96–98 railway signs.................................................. 36 Transmission automatic................................................ 18–19

Seeing................................................. See Vision

clutch pedal.................................................. 22

See-Think-Do............................................. 59–79 Shoulder checks........................ See Observation Signalling.............................................. 41, 77–78 Signals......................................See Traffic signals Signs........................................... See Traffic signs

standard.................................................. 18–19 Trucks..................................... See Large vehicles Turbulence............................................... 91, 124 Turn signals......................... See Communication

Skids............................................................... 117

Turning around................................................. 57

Space margins............................................ 72–75

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escape route................................................. 74 following distance................................... 72–74 gap................................................................ 75 lane position................................................. 74 space beside................................................. 74 stopping distance................................... 72–73

U-turns.............................................................. 52

V Vehicle impoundment.................................... 156 Vision central and peripheral................................... 60

tailgating................................................. 72, 74

glare and shadows...................................... 119

Speed control............................................. 69–71

low-visibility conditions....................... 118–119

speed limits................................................... 69

seeing............................................................ 99

Standard transmission................................ 18–19

test...................................................... 137–138

Steering...................................................... 71–72 Stopping...................................See Intersections

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Stress...................................... See also Emotions

Weather conditions................................ 118–123 ice and snow....................................... 121–123

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rain...................................................... 120–121

Tailgating............................... See Space margins Tests Class 5 road test................................. 141–142 Class 7 road test......................................... 139 knowledge test........................................... 137 preparing for road tests.............................. 142 vision and medical...................................... 138 Tires maintenance................................................. 25 tire blowout................................................. 126 Traction....................................................... 69–70 Traffic circles..............................See Intersections 164

Y Yielding...................................................... 46–48

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