Physics class studies deer and elk collisions October 31, 2012 Idaho

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Physics class studies deer and elk collisions October 31, 2012 Idaho, Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
... The applied physics class at Wood River High School has concluded that motorists traveling 55 mph on state Highway 75 probably won’t have time to stop if a deer or elk suddenly bolts in front of them when it’s dark.  In a study involving night visual distance, reaction time and braking distance, the class calculated that a 40 mph speed typically gives a driver adequate time to stop before hitting an animal.... 

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