Speed Management

Speed, Braking and Stopping Distance (ELDT B-A)

Why is managing speed so important?  Speeding is one of the major causes of crashes and deaths in the trucking industry.  Managing your speed is one of the biggest responsibilities of professional drivers.  The faster you travel, the longer it takes to stop.  There are four distances that effect your ability to stop the vehicle:  Driver Perception Distance – The distance your …

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Speed, Braking and Stopping Distance (ELDT B)

Why is managing speed so important?  Speeding is one of the major causes of crashes and deaths in the trucking industry.  Managing your speed is one of the biggest responsibilities of professional drivers.  The faster you travel, the longer it takes to stop.  There are four distances that effect your ability to stop the vehicle:  Driver Perception Distance – The distance your …

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Speed, Braking and Stopping Distance

Why is managing speed so important?  Speeding is one of the major causes of crashes and deaths in the trucking industry.  Managing your speed is one of the biggest responsibilities of professional drivers.  The faster you travel, the longer it takes to stop.  There are four distances that effect your ability to stop the vehicle:  Driver Perception Distance – The distance your …

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