Tips to avoid speeding

Regularly check your speed to ensure you are travelling within the posted speed limit. It can be hard to accurately judge speed after travelling at a high speed for a period of time. Try one of our neurological experiments to focus your mind to drive smarter not faster.

Stopping distances

The faster you go, the longer it takes to stop. The combined effects of reaction and braking times on both wet and dry conditions is illustrated below. View more on stopping distances on the TMR website.

Stopping distance factsheet
Figure 1 illustrates the combined effects of reaction and braking times in both dry and wet conditions.

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