Yes. A body has zero acceleration when it is moving with constant velocity.

The acceleration of a body is given by, \[a=\frac{v-u}{t}\]

If velocity is constant, then $v=u$. Therefore, $a=0$.

[**Read:** Motion in a Straight Line]

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Yes. A body has zero acceleration when it is moving with constant velocity.

The acceleration of a body is given by, \[a=\frac{v-u}{t}\]

If velocity is constant, then $v=u$. Therefore, $a=0$.

[**Read:** Motion in a Straight Line]