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  1. A(n) __________ is the center point of any curve.apex

          

  2. A(n) __________ is a turn that remains the same throughout, getting neither wider nor smaller.constant radius.

          

  3. The late apexing technique is when the vehicle is steered so it passes closest to the __________ of the curve after reaching the apex.early

          

  4. The __________ technique is how the vehicle is steered in relation to a curve's apex while maintaining your lane.apexing

          

  5. A(n) __________ is a turn that gets wider during the turn much like a circle getting larger.increasing radius.

          

  6. The __________ apexing technique, in most cases, is the best cornering or turning method.late

          

  7. When a vehicle accelerates, weight transfers to the rear tires,affect acceleration and the handling of the vehicle.

          

  8. Safely negotiating a tight turn requires __________ speed and __________ steering input.always brake before turning and then steer into the turn.

          

  9. A(n) __________ is a turn that gets tighter during the turn much like a circle getting smaller.decreasing radius.

          

  10. A(n) __________ is the distance from the center of a circle to the outside of the circle.radius

          

  11. The __________ apexing technique increases centrifugal force and can cause loss of control.early

          

  12. Weight transfer and distribution occur whena vehicle changes direction.

          

  13. Prior to entering a turn or corner, the officer shouldalways brake before turning and then steer into the turn.

          

  14. The __________ apexing technique is when the vehicle is steered closest to the middle of the curve.center

          

  15. The __________ apexing technique decreases centrifugal force, reducing the potential for loss of control.late

          

  16. An example of a(n) __________ could be a 90-degree turn, such as a turn made at an intersection.constant radius.

          

  17. Steering has a direct relationship onattempt to brake and steer at the same time (when entering a turn or corner).

          

  18. __________ (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.centripetal force.

          

  19. __________ is the force that is enacted on a vehicle moving in a curved path that acts outwardly away from the center of rotation.centrifugal force.

          

  20. The __________ apexing technique allows the most room for driver error.late

          

  21. An officer should notvehicle dynamics, vehicle handling, and traction control.

          

  22. The transfer of weight (that occurs when a vehicle turns a corner) cana vehicle changes direction.

          

  23. The __________ apexing technique is when a vehicle is steered so it is closest to the inside of the curve before reaching the apex.early