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Jack-knife test for heavy towing


The below video illustrates what stopping at high speeds with a heavy caravan can look like, not something we ever want to experience.

Drum Brake Versus Disc Brake

Drum Brake Versus Disc Brake

Early automotive brake systems, after the era of hand levers of course, used a drum design at all four wheels. They were called drum brakes because the components were housed in a round drum that rotated along with the wheel. Inside was a set of shoes that, when the brake pedal was pressed, would force […]