We'll start with the basics, then look at how things such as the weather, your tyres, and distractions, and have an impact on your stopping distance.
Only a fool breaks the 2-second rule! The 2-second rule is a rough guide, on how much space to leave between you and the car ahead. It is also an estimated reaction time of the driver.
Ever had to put your foot on the brake pretty hard, and felt a juddering from your car? That would have been your ABS - but the heck is ABS and why do we have it?
You can be forgiven for thinking that your braking distance is the same as your stopping distance, but it's not. Here, we look at what makes up your overall stopping distance.
When snow hits in the UK, general chaos ensues! Adverse weather can have a huge impact on your driving, so let's look at what will happen when you need to brake in snowy or frozen conditions.