How Long Does it Take to Stop a Train?

  • 8-05-2011
  • For Adult Drivers
  • For Kids


Football player John helps demonstrate stopping distance for a train. How far do you think the train will go before it's stopped?

Remember, trains can't stop quickly, but you can!

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