Many factors affect your total stopping distance
If you need to stop in a given disance, then the faster a vehicle is going , the bigger the breaking force needed
For any given breaking force the faster you are going, the greater your stopping distance.
If your maximum breaking force isn't enough - you'll go further before you stop
TOTAL STOPPING DISTANCE OF A VEHICLE - Distance covered in the time between the driver first spotting the hazard to the vehicle coming to a complete stop...
STOPPING DISTANCE - Thinking distance + breaking distance
THINKING DISTANCE affected by 2 main factors:
1) How fast you're going - whatever your reaction time, the faster you're going the further you'll go
2) How dopey you are - affected by tiredness, drugs, alcohol and…