How far does your vehicle travel while the driver responds to a called hazard?
Reaction distance is the distance your car travels in the time it takes for the driver to react to a hazard and press the brake. Braking distance is the distance your car travels from when the brakes are applied to when it comes to a complete stop.
What is it called when your car moves from the moment you first perceive danger until you come to a complete stop?
Total stopping distance. The distance your car travels between when you first perceive a hazard and when you come to a complete stop.
What is a perceptual distance?
By. Ability to judge distances between himself and a target. See depth mark. DISTANCE PERCEPTION: “Distance perception is how we judge distances to objects.”
What is the distance traveled while you identify a situation?
The perception distance corresponds to the distance traveled by your vehicle, in ideal conditions; from when your eyes see danger until your brain recognizes it (sees the situation).
What is the most important part of the control system?
Your 4 tires and their footprints that touch the road are the first and one of the most important parts of the control system. Friction – the force that keeps each tire from slipping on the road. Traction. the road to be able to change speed and direction.
How many feet does it take to drive at 55 mph?
At 55 mph, on a dry road with good brakes, your vehicle will skid about 170 more feet before coming to a stop. This distance, combined with perception and reaction distances, means it takes about 300 feet to stop a car traveling at 55 mph.
Is the distance a vehicle travels between when you see a hazard and when your brain recognizes it?
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels between when your eyes see a hazard and when your brain recognizes it. The perception time of an alert driver is about 3/4 of a second. At 55 mph, you go 60 feet in 3/4 of a second.
What are the types of sight distance?
There are 5 types of sight distances:
- Stopping sight distance.
- Passing sight distance.
- Intermediate sight distance.
- Main light visibility distance.
- Sight distance at intersections.
Where is the stopping sight distance provided?
Adequate stopping sight distance must be provided on 100% of the road and road network so that a driver with standard eye height can see an object of standard height with sufficient time to stop safely.