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Old 12-16-2007, 12:48 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I still think it's a good idea, and unless someone in a friendlier climate does it first, I still plan on doing the experiment.

I don't think measuring the "skid marks" will be an easy measure though, since ABS doesn't leave prominent marks (compared to a locked brake / sliding tire).

I was thinking instead of using something on the pavement as a signal (or lay something down that you drive over). Yes... it introduces the driver's reaction time into the experiment. But I bet a tactile/audible "bump" is a more reliable signal than using a visual cue.

Maybe I'm wrong, and the tire marks will be easy to see.
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