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  1. __________ generally occurs at higher speeds when the rear tires lose traction and excessive braking occurs in a turn or curve.
  2. Facing the steering wheel, it is recommended officers place their left hand in the __________ o'clock position.
  3. Speed and steering greatly affect the
  4. Facing the steering wheel, the bottom center of the wheel represents the __________ o'clock position.
  5. __________ is an occurrence that causes the rear wheels to follow a tighter path than the path the front wheels traveled in a turn.
  6. To turn left, officers should
  7. __________ is the tendency of a vehicle to turn less sharply than the driver intends.
  8. Positioning the hands at the 4 o'clock and 8 o'clock positions (on the steering wheel) reduces
  9. To turn right, officers should
  10. Positioning the hands at the 4 o'clock and 8 o'clock positions (on the steering wheel) provides __________ response and __________ fatigue.
  11. When steering the patrol vehicle, it is recommended officers place their right hand in the __________ o'clock position and their left hand in the __________ o'clock position.
  12. The cause of __________ may be a combination of excessive speed, lack of traction on the steering tires, and improper braking in a turn or curve.
  13. How an officer sits in a vehicle is important because
  14. The __________ is the forward motion that causes a vehicle to straighten from a turn when releasing the steering wheel.
  15. The correction for over steer is to __________.
  16. When trying to avoid a fixed object, an officer must
  17. The steering wheel should be held with a firm yet __________ grip.
  18. The design of some steering wheels may
  19. Facing the steering wheel, it is recommended officers place their right hand in the __________ o'clock position.
  20. Facing the steering wheel, the top center of the wheel is in the __________ o'clock position.
  21. The correction for under steer is to __________.
  22. Driving in reverse does not
  1. a it enables him or her to correctly steer, accelerate, use mirrors, use proper seat position, and brake.
  2. b over steer.
  3. c under steering.
  4. d quicker/reduces
  5. e injury if the air bag deploys.
  6. f move the right hand into the 12 o'clock position at the top of the steering wheel and pull the steering wheel down in a smooth motion into a right turn:
  7. g steer the front of the vehicle wide of the object to prevent the rear wheels from striking it.
  8. h 6
  9. i involve shuffle steering.
  10. j 12
  11. k wheel tracking.
  12. l 4 and 8
  13. m ~remove the foot from the accelerator, maintain steering input but do not apply brakes, and if necessary , steer the car to a safe place and stop.
  14. n caster effect.
  15. o ~ remove the foot from the accelerator and/or brakes. steer the car where desired ( when the from tires have not lost traction), refrain from applying the brakes and if necessary , steer the car or safe place and stop.
  16. p 4
  17. q under steer.
  18. r relaxed
  19. s require a slightly different hand position than the 4 o'clock and 8 o'clock position.
  20. t 8
  21. u move the left hand into the 12 o'clock position at the top of the steering wheel and then pull the steering wheel down in a smooth motion into a left turn:
  22. v weight transfer of a vehicle, which in turn affects the driver's control of the vehicle.