Stopping Distance

Vehicle Stopping Distances

The distance it takes a vehicle to stop takes into account both the reaction time of the driver (this affects the thinking distance) and also the braking distance of the vehicle, both of which are affected by various factors.

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Measuring Reaction Time

How quickly you can react and how you can measure it.

Braking Distance and Velocity

The science behind why braking distance increases so rapidly with higher speeds.

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