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Tale Of The Tape: There's No Debate... 60 MPH = 88 FEET / SECOND

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60 Miles per Hour (MPH) = 1 Mile (5280 Feet) per Minute (60 Seconds)
5280 Feet divided by 60 Seconds = 88 Feet Per Second
 
Therefore, The Good Prince Calculates...
 
NUMBERS CALCULATED ON OPTIMAL VISIBILITY CONDITIONS PROVIDED ABOVE

Miles Per Hours
Feet Per Second
Time To Impact
Dark Clothing
About 80 Feet
Time To Impact
White Clothing
About 200 Feet
Time To Impact
Best Reflective
About 670 Feet
15 MPH
Commuter Crawl
22
4 SECONDS
9.1 SECONDS
30.5 SECONDS
30 MPH
Residential Limit
44
2 SECONDS
4.5 SECONDS
15.2 SECONDS
45 MPH
2 Lane Limit
66
1.3 SECONDS
3 SECONDS
10.1 SECONDS
60 MPH
Highway > 65 MPH
88
1 SECOND
2.3 SECONDS
7.6 SECONDS
75 MPH
Yes you do it!
110
.73 SECOND
1.8 SECONDS
6.9 SECONDS

90 MPH
High Speed Chase

132

.6 SECOND
1.5 SECONDS
5.1 SECONDS

NO CONSIDERATION HAS BEEN GIVEN FOR CURVES AND DIPS IN THE ROAD,
VISION, REFLEXES, DISTRACTIONS, OR BRAKING.
 
 
Consider This...
IN THE OLYMPICS, TRACK ATHLETES STARTING WITH .1 SECOND OF THE GUN
ARE CAUTIONED ONCE AND DISQUALIFIED ON A SECOND OCCURANCE DUE
TO ANTICIPATING THE GUN.
 
STUDIES HAVE PROVEN THAT
THE BEST OF ATHLETES CANNOT REACT FASTER THAN .1 SECOND
AND, THINK ABOUT IT,  THEY ARE "ON THE ALERT" FOR A START.
 
So, as a driver, what chance do you have for avoiding and impact...
and as a pedestrian/cyclist/runner what chance do you have avoiding an impact?
 
Little To None Without Reflectivity
Or Active Lights
 
Quality Reflectivity Provides Over a 700% Advantage
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