Physics- Braking and Braking Distance

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1. How does a vehicle slow down?

  • Increasing the resistant forces and decreasing the push from the engine
  • Decreasing the push from the engine and decreasing the resistant force.
  • Increasing the push from the engine and decreasing the resistant force
  • Increasing the resistant force and increasing the push from the engine
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2. Which of these has a negative affect on Thinking distance?

  • Alcohol, drug use
  • The condition of the tires
  • Decreasing speed
  • The quality of the brakes

3. Thinking distance is...

  • The distance taken for the driver to come to a halt
  • The distance traveled between the driver reacting and braking
  • The time taken for the driver to react
  • The time taken for the driver to come to a halt

4. Which of these affect braking distance...

  • The type of car
  • The condition of the tires
  • The reactions of the driver
  • Use of alcohol or drugs

5. What is braking distance?

  • The distance taken between the driver pressing the brakes and the car stopping
  • The distance between the car slowing down and completely stopping
  • The time taken between the driver pressing the brakes and the car stopping
  • The distance between the driver thinking about pressing the brakes and the car stopping

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