## What is the stopping distance at 80 km h?

Stopping distances on a wet road

Speed Reaction distance Braking distance
60km/h 25m 29m
70km/h 29m 40m
80km/h 33m 52m
90km/h 38m 65m

## What is the stopping distance for a vehicle traveling 30 mph?

Driver Care – Know Your Stopping Distance

Speed Perception/Reaction Distance Braking Distance
30 mph 44 feet 45 feet
40 mph 59 feet 80 feet
50 mph 73 feet 125 feet
60 mph 88 feet 180 feet

## How many car lengths is safe following distance?

The rule of thumb is to maintain at least a three-second following distance, giving you time to react and avoid potentially dangerous situations. You can calculate this by using a fixed object, such as a pole or an overpass to determine how far in front of you the car is.

two seconds

## How far are you supposed to stop behind a car at a red light?

While that rule of thumb is generally a good idea (and remember that it’s three seconds for vehicles with dozens of crazy bumper stickers on them), one thing we’ve started noticing lately that some drivers observe a two-vehicle distance from the car in front of them at traffic lights.

## When coming to a stop behind another vehicle you should?

On page 36 it reads, “When stopping behind another vehicle at a stop light, make sure you leave enough space to see where the rear tires of the vehicle in front meet the road. When the light turns green, return to a safe following distance.”

## How do you determine a safe 3 second following distance?

Simply leave 3 seconds worth of room between you and the vehicle you are following. Just watch the vehicle in front of you pass a road sign or other inanimate object on the side of the road and count out “One Massachusetts, Two Massachusetts, Three Massachusetts” before your vehicle passes that same object.

## What is the 3 second following distance?

The 3-second rule is a simple way to double-check that you are driving at a safe following distance. If you reach that same fixed point before you can count to three, then you are driving too close to the car in front of you and you need to fall back a bit.