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Stopping sight distance (Bthts)

Definition
The length of highway required to safely stop a vehicle traveling at a given speed. (Source: fhwa.dot.gov/xings/07010/appena.htm)
Broader Term
Sight distance (Btht)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Passing sight distance (Bthtp)