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.
driver away from.
Environmental and __________conditions, alertness, and aging are factors that affect vision.
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.
__________ is the ability to judge distance and perceive space to determine how far away an object is.
What are some frequently encountered or predictable road hazards? Choose all that apply.
~pedestrians crossing streets at unlikely points.
~ drivers striking large animals.
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.
Temporary factors that weaken a driver's observation skills can
result in inattention, loss of control, and even crashes.
All officers should have optimum vision before
operating their police vehicles and have any nearsightedness or farsightedness corrected.
If an officer detects an unusual odor while operating a vehicle, he or she should
determine whether the odor is coming from the patrol vehicle or from an outside source.
If an officer feels the steering wheel pulling in one direction, the patrol vehicle may have a(n) __________ problem.
Officers should drive __________ so they can observe and respond appropriately to the environment.
at or below the posted speed limit.
What temporary factors may impact an officer's observation skills? Choose all that apply.
~frequent shift changes.
Driving with the window down helps alert the officer to
other emergency vehicles(fire trucks, rescue vehicles, and police or other emergency vehicles responding to the same scene).
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.
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.
An officer can drive with the driver's side window down so
he or she can hear and see hazardous situations.