# Forces and Braking

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• Created by: Emily1
• Created on: 26-06-13 20:51
What is 'thinking distance'?
Thinking distance is the distance travelled between the need forbraking and the brakes starting to act.
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What is "braking distance"?
The distance taken to stop once the brakes have been applied.
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When driving a car, thinking distance can be increased by:
Drinking alcohol will increase thinking distances.
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When driving a car, stopping distance is increased by:
Driving faster
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When driving a car, the braking distance is increased by:
Poor brakes
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In which direction does friction act?
You said: In the opposite direction as the direction of movement
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## Other cards in this set

### Card 2

#### Front

What is "braking distance"?

#### Back

The distance taken to stop once the brakes have been applied.

### Card 3

#### Front

When driving a car, thinking distance can be increased by:

### Card 4

#### Front

When driving a car, stopping distance is increased by:

### Card 5

#### Front

When driving a car, the braking distance is increased by: