Then, with power thrown off and the hand-brake set, it rolled out on the bridge.
They were so packed in that he could scarcely reach gear lever and hand-brake.
A hand-brake, and commonly a separate electro-magnetic brake, are provided.
Luckily I was sitting on the brake side, and reaching out of the tonneau, I seized the lever of the hand-brake and jammed it on.
Again I hung out, and gently but firmly put on the hand-brake, steadying the car.
Dave leaned forward, to jam on the hand-brake, but his uncle was ahead of him in the action.
The carriage was an open one with two double seats, and in front a single one for a messenger; it had also a hand-brake attached.
He gave a savage twitch to the hand-brake, let in his clutch, and in a moment or two the car ran forward.
As a matter of fact, when we began the descent I found that the hand-brake wouldn't act, and knew the chains had gone wrong.
I climb upon the upright ironwork of the platform and stand upon the wheel of the hand-brake.