Essays Tagged: "brakes"

Senior Citizen Driving

tizen DrivingHave you ever been driving down the road and had to veer out of the way or slam on the brakes due to a clueless driver? Of course, everyone has at some time or other. How many times has t ...

(2 pages) 139 3 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Road rage

I notice the car that seemed to be far away has sped up and is now right on my bumper. I slam on my brakes to piss off the driver behind me. I can tell this infuriated him. The driver holds up his mid ...

(5 pages) 92 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Commemorating veterinarians

in the trees. The next thing you hear is the sound of a car screeching to a halt as it slams on the brakes. You look up in time to see your dog being knocked to the ground as the car hits him. He's wh ...

(3 pages) 36 1 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Discusses how various safety devices in cars can help to save your life if and when they are used properly, talks about seatbelts, airbags, head restraints, and ABS

passengers, in the event of an accident. The safety features include seatbelts, airbags, anti-lock brakes, and head restraints.The safety trends of today date back to the 1950's when new car features ... ing (ABS) has added to the safety of cars. During most emergencies, people tend to mash down on the brakes and lock up their wheels. All that does is melt the tires and next thing they know, they're s ...

(2 pages) 83 1 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Driving safely in bad weather.

if you aren't already using all-season oil. Be sure all lights are in good working order. Have the brakes adjusted. Battery and voltage regulator should be checked. Make sure battery connections are ... elerate gradually so your wheels don't spin. When braking in slippery conditions, don't slam on the brakes, which could cause your wheels to lock. Instead apply firm pressure to the brakes, and then r ...

(7 pages) 71 3 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Compare and Contrast

dy in The Enormous Radio. She becomes crazy when her husband gets her a new radio after the old one brakes and she is able to hear their neighbors in the apartment building. " Oh, it's horrible, it's ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Best friends

risingly and asked, "What's wrong?" He started to laugh, took his foot off the accelerator, hit the brakes, and said "Didn't you see that state trooper?" I nodded, "Well we were going 85 up this road, ...

(5 pages) 58 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

My Bicycle

like a baby, replacing all the worn cables, carefully oiling all the necessary parts, aligning the brakes. Every now and then I stripped down to basics and reassembled it to ensure it was in original ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Its an untitled work in progress by me about a person named Calithar Harlen. ps tell me how you like it/what i need to do to fix it

hen he got on his hover bike and sped down the hill. 50MPH...100MPH...150MPH...200MPH...STOP!!! The brakes went on but didn't go on in time. He hit the front end of a truck, then hit his right arm on ...

(8 pages) 31 1 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Road Rage

tried to pass Andrews in the right lane, afterwards cut in front of the vehicle and slammed on the brakes causing Andrews to veer into a stopped tractor. As a result of the collision, Andrews lost he ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Elderly driving

head barely peaking over the steering wheel, pulls out in front of you, causing you to slam on your brakes, honk your horn, and say a few choice words. This is a close call I'm sure we all can relate ...

(3 pages) 62 2 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

My Bike

like a baby, replacing all the worn cables, carefully oiling all the necessary parts, aligning the brakes. Every now and then I stripped down to basics and reassembled it to ensure it was in original ...

(2 pages) 31 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

When is too old to drive?

you ever been driving down the road and had to swerve out of the way or suddenly had to slam on the brakes due to a clueless driver? Most drivers have had a close call with another car, a person walki ...

(5 pages) 66 1 3.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

My thoughts on being hit by a Car

ic going in both directions along the road. Music was sounding through the cars, and the screech of brakes was becoming irritating. Having waited for some time to no avail, an old lady, possibly 70 ye ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Do we really need PowerPoint?

The appearance of invention can be divided to three types. One brakes off the conventional inconvenience. Another one makes something conventionally impossible to ...

(5 pages) 88 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Value and importance of Romance and Love

riend or a loved one is someone you can share anything with.With love comes pain also. When a heart brakes many people cant deal with such depression. In 1996 in Virginia, a girl jumped off a high bui ...

(1 pages) 1852 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Forces acting on car during collision: Why a car leaves the road on a bend, Factors affecting overall stopping distance, Airbag Physics, Seatbelt Physics, Recent Car Safety

ere is a great urgency to, therefore causing the car to skid, where the force applied by the locked brakes is greater then force of friction.* Driver's attention (state) - Reaction time of the driver ... g distance is the distance required for a vehicle moving at a speed to come to a complete stop once brakes have been activated. There are many significant factors which affect the overall stopping dis ...

(9 pages) 32 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

In Love With The Wrong Man

er at that time. She does not seem to give up even when he says "I'll run from thee and hide in the brakes, and leave thee to the mercy of the wild beasts" (P.19). This shows she is very persist ...

(3 pages) 7 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Setting the Mood in Greasy Lake

e three soon find out that they have been mistaken, it is already to late to prevent the fight that brakes out next. Boyle uses the setting of a desolate lake to provide the reader with a gloomy mood ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

You Can't Hack It Little Girl

ing and the extreme emotional conflicts it causes within those whom are subject to the training. He brakes up the psychological experience into three interlocking components: acceptance of psychologic ...

(2 pages) 1083 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers