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braking distance

noun
1.
the approximate distance a vehicle needs to come to a complete stop after the brakes are applied.
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  • The increased braking distance for drum brakes at successive stops is the result of brake fade.
  • These are referred to as brake reaction distance and braking distance, respectively.
  • Sight and braking distance requirements cannot be relaxed in tunnels.
  • By calculating reaction time and braking distance, students study linear motion while strengthening calculation skills.
  • Allow yourself more braking distance when approaching intersections.
  • The braking distance is the distance you travel after you apply your brakes and before your vehicle comes to a stop.
  • The program also calculates the braking distance required for each vehicle in its operational scenario.
  • braking distance depends directly on the kind of contact the vehicle tires make with the slippery surface of the road.
  • The distance your vehicle travels while you respond to a road hazard is called a braking distance b perception distance.
  • braking distance is the distance the vehicle travels from the time the brake is applied until the vehicle stops.

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