This chapter is intended to teach student about the rule of the road the proper observation of these rules. The student have accumulated knowledge of driving through observation of family and friends, and it is important that they understand their responsibility to effectively obey rules of the road, even the commonly ignored ones.
Upon completing of this chapter, the student be able to:
· Identify the different types of speed limits and how they relate to the basic speed law
· Explain what rotaries and roundabouts are describe how to drive in single lane rotaries, multiple lane rotaries and roundabout and how to pass in these situation
· Define right of way and the right of the way rules for all users of the road including vehicle, pedestrians, motorcyclists and bicyclists
· Provide example of how to judge time and distance and how this relates to negotiating intersection and passing
Our measurement method
· Provide diagram about intersection, roundabout, rotaries and right of way scenarios and have the student label them appropriately depending on the road situation
· Test student’s memory of the different types of speed limits and related speed laws.
· Provide a multiple-choice test about basic operating traffic laws of Nigeria.
OUR TOPIC OUTLINE
1. Basic operating traffic laws of Nigeria
Understanding the law
Getting a driver’s license
Violations and the point system
Certification of title
A. Discuss the different types of speed limits
Fixed speed limits
Advisory speed limits
Day and night speed limits
B. What are basic speed laws
3. Negotiating intersections
A. Controlled intersection
B. Uncontrolled intersection
4. Railroad crossing
Safely crossing a railroad
Determining when it is safe to cross
Do not panic if the vehicle stalls
Winter-time railroad crossings
Road salt and railroad crossings
5. Rotaries and roundabout
Describe the use of rotaries
Multiple lane rotaries
Continue straight Ahead
Rules for passing, including passing on the left, passing on the right, and being passed .
6. Determining the right of the way
A. What is right-of-way?
B. When should you yield the right-of-way?
C. Discuss the right-of-way rules for:
Intersection not controlled by sign or signals
Private roads, driveways and unpaved roads
Intersection of single’ two-lane and multiple-lane roads, and rotaries
7. Safe driver law A. Mobile phones
C. Three sub chargeable events in two years suspension
8. Emergency vehicle “move over” law