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  1. Environmental and __________conditions, alertness, and aging are factors that affect vision.physical

          

  2. __________ is the ability to see above, below, and to the sides.peripheral vision.

          

  3. __________ is the ability to distinguish colors.night vision.

          

  4. Officers should drive __________ so they can observe and respond appropriately to the environment.at or below the posted speed limit.

          

  5. An officer can drive with the driver's side window down sohe or she can hear and see hazardous situations.

          

  6. If an officer feels the steering wheel pulling in one direction, the patrol vehicle may have a(n) __________ problem.alignment

          

  7. When an officer is driving and senses something unusual, he or she should determine whether it is a safety concern by applying the brake pedal to verify that the brakes work, checking the __________, and looking for smoke or signs of an engine fire.determine whether the odor is coming from the patrol vehicle or from an outside source.

          

  8. To improve __________ of his or her surroundings, officers can make adjustments to their meal times and lifestyle, such as eating smaller meals frequently throughout the shift and getting sufficient rest and sleep before a shift.awareness.

          

  9. __________ is the ability to see clearly in darkness.night vision.

          

  10. If an officer detects an unusual odor while operating a vehicle, he or she shoulddriver away from.

          

  11. All officers should have optimum vision beforecolor vision.

          

  12. __________ can help an officer detect problems that can affect vehicle operation and control.touch

          

  13. __________ lets officers locate the source of sounds that may indicate a problem with a vehicle, suspicious incident, or a crime.hearing.

          

  14. If an officer detects an unusual odor that is not readily identifiable as smoke, gasoline, or propane, he or she should __________ the area and call for additional resources to investigate.determine whether the odor is coming from the patrol vehicle or from an outside source.

          

  15. Temporary factors that weaken a driver's observation skills can~frequent shift changes.
    ~stress.
    ~emotions.

          

  16. Officers should be aware that a fire can start if the patrol vehicle is left running while parked over a __________ for an extended period of time.grassy area.

          

  17. What temporary factors may impact an officer's observation skills? Choose all that apply.result in inattention, loss of control, and even crashes.

          

  18. __________ is the ability to judge distance and perceive space to determine how far away an object is.depth perception.

          

  19. Several sources can make the source of a __________ difficult to find, whether the driver's windows are open or closed, if there are surrounding buildings, etc.sound

          

  20. Driving with the window down helps alert the officer tonight vision.

          

  21. An officer who approaches a vehicle with heavily tinted windows faces asafety hazard.

          

  22. What are some frequently encountered or predictable road hazards? Choose all that apply.~pedestrians crossing streets at unlikely points.
    ~ drivers striking large animals.