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Interactive video lesson plan for: What happens when you wipe off 5?

Activity overview:

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.

Launched: 2002.
Victorian Road Toll that year: 397.

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5 questions

1. What is your opinion of the TAC campaign to "Wipe off 5"? (00:00:00)

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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