Total stopping distance of a vehicle is the total of

  • No School
  • AA 1
  • josephwanjala
  • 61

This preview shows page 4 - 6 out of 61 pages.

Total stopping distance of a vehicle is the total of the distance covered during the operator’s reaction time and the distance during which the brakes are applied before the vehicle stops. Figure 13-1 shows the total stopping distance required at various vehicle speeds, assuming that the average reaction time is 3/4 second and that good brakes are applied under most favorable road conditions . Figure 13-1 — Total vehicle stopping distance of an average vehicle. NAVEDTRA 14264A 13-4
Image of page 4