2020 car tech may just stop most motorycle / car crashes

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by fullmetalscooter, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. gmiguy

    gmiguy You rode a what to where?

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    I understand the purpose of ABS. I also understand its effects on unskilled driver stopping distances.

    On a car, on wet pavement, being driven by somebody who doesn't know what threshold braking is much less how to do it? ABS will almost certainly reduce the stopping distance vs what the same person would have been able to do without it.

    Seeing as how it turns "4 wheels locked skid" into "maximum use of available traction for braking", what do you expect the result of ABS engagement will be in the situation I described above?
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  2. khager

    khager Long timer

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    ABS on a car also allows you to steer and brake hard simultaneously, which the average schmuck can't do. You guys are giving the average cage driver way too much credit, they need all the technological help they can get and then some!
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  3. bemiiten

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