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1

center of gravity

point around which an objects weight is evenly distributed

2

energy of motion

energy an object needs to move

3

most vehicles have a ____ center of gravity

low

4

sudden loss of air pressure in your tires

blowout

5

banked curves

curves that are higher on the outside than on the inside

6

average reaction time

.75 seconds

7

if your speed doubles, your braking distance ______

quadruples

8

active restraint device

seatbelt

9

passive restraint device

air bag

10

an increase in speed and weight can equal an increase in _____________

force of impact