Stopping distances test

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1. how does the mass of a vehicle affect stopping distance?

  • increases braking distance
  • decreases thinking distance
  • increases thinking distance
  • decreases braking distance
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2. What may a slippery road do to braking distance?

  • Increase
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  • decreases
  • keep it the same

3. How may a driver's reaction time be affected?

  • if a driver is on drugs or drunk or tired it will increase
  • if the car is going quickly
  • if a driver is on drugs or drunk or tired it will decrease
  • if somebody is focused on the road

4. what is thinking distance?

  • 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 a car travels while the driver reacts to the danger and applies the breaks
  • the distance the car takes to 'recognise' the driver applied the breaks

5. Which of the below changes thinking distance?

  • state of the road
  • amount of friction between the tyres and the road
  • speed
  • state of the brakes


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