If you were asked when you should use your emergency brake, the most obvious answer would most likely be “in an emergency,” it’s right there in the name!
Let’s take a look at a parking brake vs. emergency brake to understand how these systems are designed to operate and why they have different names.
Wondering “what is an auxiliary brake?” We break down the basics for you.
How does the parking brake work? It is separate from the main brake system and it’s what secures your car in place when the transmission is placed in park.
You accidentally drove with the parking brake on, now what do you do? Here’s what the parking brake does and what can happen if you forget to disengage it.
We’ve had disc brakes for decades, so why aren’t their preceding technology, drum brakes, obsolete? Here’s why drums still have a place in the modern car.
Parking brake controls are changing, but the fundamental design remains similar. Here’s a look at how parking brakes work — and fail.