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The issue of longitudinal safe distance between vehicles

By Lukáš Zemánek and Jiří Prnka


This technical article deals with the issue of observance of the longitudinal safe distance between vehicles. It contains an analysis of car accidents on roads in the Czech Republic, in respect of car accidents caused by nonobservance of the safe distance. It also deals with the legislative requirements for observance of the safe distance and at the conclusion is accomplished an analysis of observance of the longitudinal safe distance between vehicles (cars, vans and trucks) on D1 highway under various conditions

Topics: Bezpečná vzdálenost; vozidlo; Safe distance; reaction time; the cause of the accident; reakční doba; příčina nehody; vehicle; traffic accident; dopravní nehoda
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Ústav soudního inženýrství
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