Many Factors Affect your Total Stopping Distance
- The stopping distance of a car is the distance covered in the time between the driver first spotting the hazard and the car coming to a complete stop.
- The distance it takes a car to stop is divided into the thinking distance and the braking distance
1) Thinking Distance
- How fast you're going- whatever your reaction time, the faster you're going, the furthre you'll go
- How dopey you are- This is affected by things like tiredness, drugs, alcohol and old age. Inexperience can also affect your reaction…