How to Stop Using Engine Braking?

Answer Engine braking is the technique of slowing down a car by switching to a lower gear, and is used by drivers of tractor-trailers and cars with manual transmissions. There are times when it's necessar... Read More »

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What is an abs braking system?

The ABS, or anti-lock brake system is used to help you keep control of your car in wet or slippery road conditions. It does this by changing the brake fluid pressure at each wheel as needed.Source... Read More »

What Is a Split Braking System?

The simplest way to describe a split braking system is to visualize that the pressure to the brakes are applied to the wheels on separate lines carrying a special hydraulic fluid. This is done for ... Read More »

What is straight line braking?

Braking while going straight ahead; not on a curve. It is so much easier with anti-lock braking.

What is the best method of braking for trains?

The reason why railways are the most efficient means of land transportation is because of the low friction between steel wheel tyres and steel rails. However, this low friction severely limits the ... Read More »