Stopping distances test

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1. how may reaction time affect stopping distance?

  • if fast it may increase braking distance
  • if slow it may increase braking distance
  • if slow it may increase thinking distance
  • if slow it may decrease thinking distance
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2. what is thinking distance?

  • the distance a car travels while the driver reacts to the danger and applies the breaks
  • the distance between driver looking up from their phone and realising the police are after them,they've gone the wrong way and they forgot to buy the bread
  • the distance it takes for the driver to react to dangerous stimuli
  • the distance the car takes to 'recognise' the driver applied the breaks

3. If a car had a stopping distance of 10 seconds and a braking distance of 7 seconds, what is the thinking distance?

  • 0 seconds
  • 17 seconds
  • 70 seconds
  • 3 seconds

4. How doesn't the speed of a vehicle affect stopping distance?

  • trick question!
  • increases thinking distance
  • decreases thinking distance
  • increases braking distance

5. If a car had a stopping distance of 13 ft, and a thinking distance of 5 ft,what would the braking distance be?

  • 19ft
  • 8ft
  • 18ft
  • 9ft

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