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Trucks cannot come to a stop as fast as regular passenger vehicles. Is that true?

Yes, large truck cannot stop on a dime. Trucks need, approximately, 525 feet or more to come to a halt. In other words, it takes at least the length of 2 football fields for trucks to stop. Commercial trucks take so long to stop because they are large and heavy. A truck can weight up to 80,000 pounds.

Passenger vehicles are much lighter and weight a couple thousand pounds. Due to their lighter weight it takes an automobile about 316 feet to stop.

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