Natural Forces Affecting the Driver
In one or more complete sentences, explain how natural laws apply to the following scenarios:
How does inertia affect a person who is not wearing a seatbelt during a collision?
How does kinetic energy affect the stopping distance of a vehicle traveling at 30 mph compared to the
same vehicle traveling at 60 mph?
How does kinetic energy affect the stopping distance of a small vehicle compared to a large vehicle?
Keeping in mind the kinetic energy of a moving vehicle, how can a driver best prepare to enter sharp
curves in the roadway?
Using information about natural laws, explain why some car crashes produce minor injuries and others
produce catastrophic injuries.
Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings
Imagine you are taking a road trip! Select a destination and navigate the trip. Answer the following
questions in one or more complete sentences: