Originally Posted by MFGJR
Actually, it's 0.11478 feet... my bad, typo in my math--that's what I get for applyling the Pythagorean Theorem before my morning coffee!
Did you really just correct "about a tenth" into .11478?
Point is it has nothing to do with distance and everything to do with the force and friction required to change direction slowing the car down. Which I am still proposing is insignificant in the example given.