Slide1: 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt 2pt 3 pt 4 pt 5 pt 1 pt 2 pt 3 pt 4pt 5 pt 1pt Bridges Roads Traffic Work Zone
Sense Slide2: List two materials used to build bridges. Slide3: Concrete
Wood Slide4: What state agency is responsible for inspecting bridges? Slide5: The Tennessee Department of Transportation
(TDOT) Slide6: True or False
Culverts allow water to travel underneath traffic. They can be round or square. Slide7: True Slide8: Bridge life spans are dependent on the bridge type & size, traffic load
and ____________. Slide9: Environment Slide10: True or False
Tennessee has more than 19,000 bridges Slide11: True
8,072 owned by the state
11,361 owned by counties, cities, and towns
Total = 19,433 Slide12: True or False
TDOT builds and maintains sidewalks, trails, wetlands, roads and bridges. Slide13: True Slide14: True or False
Tennessee is planning to build a new interstate that will run from KY to MS. Slide15: True
(I-69) Slide16: Where is ? Slide17: Knoxville, Tennessee Slide18: What is ? Slide19: The SmartFIX process speeds up the construction and renovation of highways and bridges. It involves a total road or bridge closure. Slide20: Where do you see roadways? Slide21: In cities, towns, communities, neighborhoods, farms and rural areas (in the country). Slide22: True or False
In Tennessee, you must change lanes when approaching an emergency vehicle on the side of the road. Slide23: True
It’s known as the “Move Over” law. If you see an emergency vehicle on the side of the road, you must move over into the next lane away from that emergency vehicle ... or slow down if you can’t move over. Slide24: If you are approaching a traffic signal that is not working, you should…
Treat as a four-way stop
Keep going without slowing down
Stop and wait for help Slide25: A) Treat as a four-way stop
Slide26: What TDOT number can you call to report a pothole? Slide27: 1-877-SmartWay
(1-877-762-7892) Slide28: What is a median strip? Slide29: A concrete island that separates traffic traveling in opposite directions. Slide30: True or False
Passengers NOT wearing seat belts increase the chance of other people in the vehicle getting hurt. Slide31: True
Passengers NOT wearing seat belts increase the chance of other people in the vehicle getting hurt. Slide32: What color are signs that tell you you’re in a work zone? Slide33: Orange and Black Slide34: What should you do when driving through a work zone?
Slow down and pay extra attention
Maintain your speed
Aim for the workers Slide35: A) Slow down and pay extra attention Slide36: True or False
Fines for moving violations in a roadway work zone are doubled. Slide37: True
Fines for moving violations in a roadway work zone are doubled. $$ Slide38: True or False
Workers are more likely to get injured in vehicle crashes in work zones. Slide39: False
Drivers are seven times more likely to get injured in vehicles crashes in work zones. Slide40: Name two reasons to follow work zone signs – even if you don’t see anyone working. Slide41: There might be someone working that you can’t see.
The area is still different – traffic patterns, materials, equipment, etc. Slide42: About how much does it cost to build a mile of interstate?
Slide43: B) $3,000,000
Slide44: What does a solid yellow line painted on the pavement mean ? Slide45: The solid yellow line marked on the pavement indicates that you may NOT cross the centerline to pass.
You are allowed to turn across the
centerline if you are making a left turn into or coming out of an alley, intersection, private road or driveway. Slide46: True or False
If you can see a driver, that means the driver can see you. Slide47: False
Just because you can see a driver, does NOT mean the driver can see you. Slide48: True or False
Cameras along the interstates in Tennessee’s urban areas broadcast traffic information to the Internet. Slide49: True
There are currently:
About 60 in Nashville
About 60 in Knoxville
About 25 in Memphis (expanding to over 100)
Soon to be about 60 in Chattanooga Slide50: What should vehicles do when an emergency vehicle approaches with lights and sirens on? Slide51: Move out of the way.
It is THE LAW in Tennessee that vehicles MUST MOVE.