# Speeding

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```					Speeding....
You are driving above the speed limit.    You see a child standing right in front of you at the
distance you could safely stop in, if you had been driving at the speed limit.    You can not
swerve out of the way, so, at what speed do you crash into their body?

SPEED LIMIT    SAVE STOPPING    SPEED     IMPACT    CONSEQUENCE
DISTANCE                  SPEED
35        20.6    there is a 10% chance of killing,

30            75 ft             40
45
50
30.0
37.7
44.7
this has now risen to 50%,
you are fast approaching a 90% kill rate.
they have no chance at all.
45        22.9
half way there (50%),
40          120 ft              50
55
60
33.2
41.5
49.0    no chance at all
55        25.0    some may get away with it.......

50          175 ft              60
65
70
36.1
45.0
52.9
about ¾ will die....
not a chance
65        26.9    some may get away with it.......

60          240 ft              70
75
80
38.7
48.2
56.6
slim chance of survival.......
not a chance
75        28.7    some chance.......

70          315 ft              80
85
90
41.2
51.2
60.0                     DEATH
EVEN THOSE WHO SURVIVE MAY BE MAIMED FOR LIFE
Speeding....
You are driving above the speed limit of 70mph.       You see a child standing right in front
of you at the distance you could safely stop in, if you had been driving at 70mph.

You can not swerve out of the way, so at what speed do you crash into their body?

At 70 mph your save stopping distance is 315ft (in good conditions)

SPEED         IMPACT           CONSEQUENCE
SPEED
75            28.7          some chance......

80            41.2

85

90
51.2

60.0
DEATH
ANY SURVIVORS WILL BE MAIMED FOR LIFE

Speeding....
You are driving above the speed limit of 30mph.       You see a child standing right in front
of you at the distance you could safely stop in, if you had been driving at 30mph.

You can not swerve out of the way, so at what speed do you crash into their body?

At 30 mph your save stopping distance is 75ft (in good conditions)

SPEED         IMPACT           CONSEQUENCE
SPEED
35            20.6          there is a 10% chance of killing

40            30.0          this has now risen to 50%

45            37.7          you are fast approaching a 90% kill rate

50            44.7          they have no chance at all

EVEN THOSE WHO SURVIVE MAY BE MAIMED FOR LIFE

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