Many people were sceptical that driving 5 km/h slower could make a difference to speed on impact.
With the help of crash expert Dr Ian Johnston, and an airfield, it is shown conclusively that a 5km/h difference when braking makes a 27km/h difference on impact.
Victorian Road Toll that year: 397.
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2. What difference do you think 5km/h will make in stopping difference between 60 and 65km/h? (00:00:15)
3. How much speed do you wipe off in the last 5 metres? (00:00:36)
4. How fast do are you travelling when you collide from a starting speed of 65km/h? (00:00:51)
5. What is you speed at collision when you are travelling at 60km/h to start with? (00:00:52)
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