English version

stopping distance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Transport
stopping distanceˈstopping ˌdistance noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TTthe distance that a driver is supposed to leave between their car and the one in front in order to be able to stop safely
Examples from the Corpus
stopping distanceRadar or vision-based sensors in the front of your car will keep it a safe stopping distance from the car ahead.
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