Safety margins

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Anti-lock brakes reduce the chances of skidding. When is this particularly important? Safety margins
By how much can stopping distances increase in icy conditions? Safety margins
How can you use your vehicle’s engine as a brake? Safety margins
In good conditions, what’s the typical stopping distance at 70 mph? Safety margins
In heavy motorway traffic, the vehicle behind you is following too closely. How can you lower the risk of a collision? Safety margins
In very hot weather the road surface can become soft. What will this affect? Safety margins
abs light In which conditions are your anti-lock brakes most unlikely to prevent skidding? Safety margins
In which conditions will your overall stopping distance increase? Safety margins
In windy conditions, which activity requires extra care? Safety margins
On what type of road surface may anti-lock brakes not work effectively? Safety margins
Overall stopping distance is made up of thinking distance and braking distance. You’re on a good, dry road surface, with good brakes and tyres. What’s the typical braking distance from 50 mph? Safety margins
What can result when you travel for long distances in neutral (known as coasting)? Safety margins
What does driving a vehicle with anti-lock brakes allow you to do? Safety margins
What should you clear of ice and snow before starting a journey in freezing weather? Safety margins
What should you do when driving in fog? Safety margins