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Stopping distance

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kendrick354's version from 2017-12-03 14:50

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Stopping distance =Thinking distance + Braking distance
Thinking distance How far the car travels during driver's reaction time. Affected by speed & reaction time
Braking distance Distance taken to stop once brakes are applied. Affected by speed, weather, condition of tyres, how good brakes are
Why are speed limits important Speed affects stopping distance
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