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. a special brake used to prevent a motor vehicle from rolling after it has stopped or been parked.
any brake meant to stop a vehicle in an emergency.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Some trailers use an air applied
system and some trailers use spring brakes as the
All vehicles shall have a service brake system, an
system, and a parking brake system.
system shall be applied and released, and be capable of modulation, by means of the service brake control.
Air brakes are really three different braking systems: service brake, parking brake, and
system uses parts of the service and parking brake systems to stop the vehicle in a brake system failure.
He then attempted to apply the
but, there was still no braking.
The drive bull-wheel has an
directly behind the bull-wheel, a service brake, and an anti-rollback device.
handle has been designed not to take up space, and it can be a grab handle, and that works too.
The examiner must be able to reach the vehicle's
or foot brake.
control lever was located on the center console in the operator's compartment.
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