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  1. __________is a type of vehicular motion. It is the transfer of a vehicle's weight causing an end-to-end motion resulting in the vehicle turning 180 degrees on a horizontal plane.
  2. __________ is a type of vehicular motion which occurs during acceleration or braking. It causes the transfer of a vehicle's weight from front to rear or rear to front.
  3. Once set in motion, a vehicle continues to
  4. The higher a vehicle's center of gravity, the __________ its stability.
  5. An officer should be sure to
  6. If an officer understands the Laws of __________ from physics, then that officer can better understand the forces acting on a stopped or moving vehicle.
  7. Most law enforcement vehicles rest on four, __________-inch squares (known as the tire contact patch).
  8. The acceleration of an object is __________ proportional to the net force on that object and inversely proportional to the mass of the object.
  9. Vehicles __________ to driver input.
  10. As an officer applies the brakes,
  11. __________ is a type of vehicular motion which occurs when turning. This shifts the vehicle's weight from side to side.
  12. Under poor road conditions or in inclement weather, officers should use the __________ rule.
  13. __________ and distribution occurs when a vehicle's speed changes and influences the vehicle's handling ability.
  14. As a vehicle's tracking width decreases,
  15. There are __________ types of vehicular motion.
  16. A small car with __________ horsepower accelerates more rapidly than a large car with __________ horsepower.
  17. __________ affects the degree of pitch, roll, and yaw that a vehicle experiences.
  1. a four-second
  2. b react
  3. c more/less
  4. d directly
  5. e roll
  6. f weight transfer.
  7. g pitch
  8. h six
  9. i vehicular stability.
  10. j lower
  11. k load all equipment (in the patrol vehicle) in such a way to distribute weight evenly.
  12. l three
  13. m so does its stability.
  14. n motion
  15. o weight transfers in the direction the vehicle is travelling-forward or backward.
  16. p yaw
  17. q move in a straight line unless an outside force compels it to do otherwise.