Technology and Social Change

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Student Guide

UNIT 1: Introduction


Review topics covered in Unit One:

Unit 1. Introduction

The IDS Course
1.1.1 Course goals
1.1.2 Course structure
1.1.3 Student navigation
1.1.4 Student records
1.1.5 Additional resources

Before interacting with others on the roadway, you will need to know the rules, practice your skills,
demonstrate safe techniques and be mentally and physically prepared to drive.
The mid-term and a final exam each consist of 100 questions long and you must receive a score of
80% or higher on each exam to pass. A database will track your progress and when you pass the
course you will be issued a certificate of completion.
Keep a record of your student ID and password, after exiting, you will need it to re-enter the course.
Utilize all of the additional course resources to make your experience rewarding.


Why Driver Education is Necessary
1.2.1 Driving is a privilege
1.2.2 Legal obligations
1.2.3 Other responsibilities
1.2.4 Courtesy
1.2.5 Avoiding collisions

Driver education is more than just learning how to operate the controls of your vehicle. A successful
driver education program helps drivers develop knowledge and performance skills to drive safely.
Driving is a privilege, not a right.
Drivers have financial and legal requirements plus a responsibility to drive only when physically and
mentally capable of controlling the vehicle and making safe decisions.
Every driver is personally responsible for their own actions, their vehicle, cargo and the well being of
their passengers.
If you directly or indirectly cause a collision, you have the potential of being legally and financially
responsible, as well as liable for the damage or injuries associated with that collision. When you drive,
follow safe driving practices to lower your risk of causing or being in a collision. Remember how...