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Speed - "In the last 5m of braking you wipe off half your speed."

Daemon2011-04-01 18:13:10 +0000 #1
There’s been some recent discussion in another (tragic) thread about speed and accidents. So I thought it apropos to share a video I saw at an advanced riding course last year which illustrates what a huge difference even a few km/h in speed makes in the outcome in an emergency braking situation. Probably a repost but the message is worth repeating.

Video From YouTube:(link)

StevieMac2011-04-01 18:19:06 +0000 #2
I really like that video.
K-rod2011-04-01 18:44:07 +0000 #3
best road-going advice ever posted on this forum (imo) - thank you.
CHIA2011-04-01 18:32:50 +0000 #4
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Originally Posted by StevieMac

I really like that video.

I remember a very similar one at the Roadcraft Course last year, has always stuck with me, EVERYONE needs to understand this, EVERYONE needs to watch this.

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