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ERIC Number: EJ509027
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Multiple-Car Pileups and the Two-Second Rule.
Meyer, Edwin F., III
Physics Teacher, v32 n8 p496-97 Nov 1994
Discusses the application of the rule of allowing the car in front to have a two-second lead. Notes that as speed doubles, stopping distances increase by four. Provides a table of stopping distances including reaction distance, braking distance, total stopping distance, and two-second rule distance. (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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