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Spide System Essay

  • Submitted by: anonymous
  • on September 30, 2013
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 536 words

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The SPIDE, is a system that deals with the challenge of driving. The S stands for search, it means to look 20-30 seconds ahead for information to help you travel. The P in SPIDE is to predict. You predict the actions or changes on or near the road that could increase risks. The I, stands for identify, it means that you identify objects or conditions ahead that could help you interfere with your path. The D means to decide, you decide what action to take at least 4-5 seconds ahead of time to control or decrease risks. Lastly, the E in SPIDE, stands for execute, which means to perform the actions needed.
The first risk was on a Sunday morning, when me and my mom were heading to MC Donalds´ to get breakfast. We were on the corner of our street ready to turn left, when suddenly a car going like 35 miles per hour , comes out of nowhere. I thought that he was going to crash us, and that we were going to get hurt. But luckly my mom stopped the car in time, and the car didn’t crash us I would of done the same as my mom to prevent an accident.
The second risk I had, was on a Tuesday, in the afternoon. My dad had come to pick us up because we missed the bus. We were in the street, and from like 2 blocks away, you could see that the light was green. But all of a sudden, the light turned yellow, and we weren´t going to be able to pass the light before it turned red, but luckly my dad stopped quickly. On the side next to us though, the truck accelerated because he didn’t want to wait, but when the other lane´s turned green, the cars went and so the truck got crashed by 2 cars, just because he didn’t want to wait. I was really proud of dad because he stopped instead of going. I´m pretty sure I would of done the same.
The third risk I had, was on Friday, when all of my family, including me, were going to my aunt´s house because she had cooked us dinner. So we were on a long street that had a speed limit of 20 miles per hour. My dad was following the...

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