Most law enforcement vehicles rest on four, __________-inch squares (known as the tire contact patch).
Under poor road conditions or in inclement weather, officers should use the __________ rule.
__________ affects the degree of pitch, roll, and yaw that a vehicle experiences.
__________ and distribution occurs when a vehicle's speed changes and influences the vehicle's handling ability.
__________ 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.
__________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.
If an officer understands the Laws of __________ from physics, then that officer can better understand the forces acting on a stopped or moving vehicle.
As an officer applies the brakes,
weight transfers in the direction the vehicle is travelling-forward or backward.
Officers should use the __________ rule when traveling in inclement weather, fog, or smoke.
Traveling at higher than normal rates of speed, driving during emergency responses, or traveling with other responding units require the __________ rule.
The acceleration of an object is __________ proportional to the net force on that object and inversely proportional to the mass of the object.
__________ is a type of vehicular motion which occurs when turning. This shifts the vehicle's weight from side to side.
Once set in motion, a vehicle continues to
move in a straight line unless an outside force compels it to do otherwise.
Oncoming headlights/streetlights, hazards and debris, and construction areas all make for situations that call for application of the __________ rule.
A small car with __________ horsepower accelerates more rapidly than a large car with __________ horsepower.