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  1. The __________ apexing technique is when the vehicle is steered closest to the middle of the curve.
  2. When a vehicle accelerates, weight transfers to the rear tires,
  3. Prior to entering a turn or corner, the officer should
  4. Safely negotiating a tight turn requires __________ speed and __________ steering input.
  5. __________ (tire traction) is the force that is necessary to keep a vehicle moving in a curved path and is directed inward toward the center of rotation.
  6. Weight transfer and distribution occur when
  7. The __________ apexing technique decreases centrifugal force, reducing the potential for loss of control.
  8. An officer should not
  9. The late apexing technique is when the vehicle is steered so it passes closest to the __________ of the curve after reaching the apex.
  10. Steering has a direct relationship on
  11. The __________ apexing technique is when a vehicle is steered so it is closest to the inside of the curve before reaching the apex.
  12. A(n) __________ is the distance from the center of a circle to the outside of the circle.
  13. A(n) __________ is a turn that gets tighter during the turn much like a circle getting smaller.
  14. A(n) __________ is the center point of any curve.
  15. The __________ technique is how the vehicle is steered in relation to a curve's apex while maintaining your lane.
  16. A(n) __________ is a turn that gets wider during the turn much like a circle getting larger.
  17. An example of a(n) __________ could be a 90-degree turn, such as a turn made at an intersection.
  18. __________ is the force that is enacted on a vehicle moving in a curved path that acts outwardly away from the center of rotation.
  19. The transfer of weight (that occurs when a vehicle turns a corner) can
  1. a decreasing radius.
  2. b early
  3. c center
  4. d late
  5. e a vehicle changes direction.
  6. f inside.
  7. g affect acceleration and the handling of the vehicle.
  8. h attempt to brake and steer at the same time (when entering a turn or corner).
  9. i radius
  10. j constant radius.
  11. k apex
  12. l vehicle dynamics, vehicle handling, and traction control.
  13. m apexing
  14. n centripetal force.
  15. o centrifugal force.
  16. p increasing radius.
  17. q always brake before turning and then steer into the turn.
  18. r less/more
  19. s force the vehicle out of a driver's travel lane or off the road, and it can cause the vehicle to roll over in extreme conditions.