Stephanie Rogers,Preston Monigle, Andrew Skrypka
The speed limit onCooper Road in front of the high school is 35 mph(15.6 m/s, or 56.3 km/hr). Aspart of an Irondequoit Police Department safety project, our team has beenasked to gather data about the speeds of cars driving down Cooper Road.
We were broken up intogroups of 3-4 people and were provided stopwatches and a tape measure. We usedthe tape measure to get a distance between two points that we would time thecars that passed by. We had one person in our group stand at the first time andthe other two people at the second point. The on