skid mark


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skid mark

or

skidmark

n
a mark left on the road by tyres after a vehicle has skiddedany mark left as a result of skiddinga mark or stain left in underwear or in the toilet bowl from faeces
Translations
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bremsufar
segno della franata

skid mark

n (Aut) → segno della frenata
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Skid Mark. Everything was a no-no." Writing in the Sunday Times yesterday, Clarkson, 56, also revealed he and co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May liked the name "Gear Knobs".
"I'm going to leave a skid mark on every one of them," she added.
A skid mark at the scene was measured at more than 40 metres.
Near |Lewys, e driver swerved onto the other side of the road, leaving a skid mark, to avoid hitting Lewys Humphreys before making o" from the scene without stopping.
For instance, a vehicle that left skid marks from the tires on its left front wheels would have two measurements denoting the beginning of the left skid mark and two measurements denoting the termination of that skid mark.
"Malakas talaga ang pagkabangga sa kanya (He was really hit hard)," Borbon said, noting that the UV Express might have been running too fast based on the 10-meter skid mark seen in the area.
There are also unofficial markings to remind of potential danger - such as the long, snaking skid mark. The IAM says drivers must take notice of warning signs they see ahead and react accordingly to prevent danger.
Police found a 140ft long skid mark at the crash site and Jones was found to have been travelling at 53mph, Mr Evans said.
A skid mark occurs when brakes are applied, wheels lock up and can't rotate.
A skid mark about 16 meters long was found on the quay, they said.
Germain got in his car to leave, but turned around and accelerated toward the group, stopping it quickly, and leaving behind a 35-foot skid mark in the parking lot, police said.
He said skid mark tests showed "the absolute minimum speed was 51mph".