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parking brake

noun, Automotive.
Origin of parking brake
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Be sure to set the parking brake when leaving a forklift and block the wheels if the forklift is parked on an incline.
  • Using safe driving procedures, apply the vehicle's parking brake.
  • The parking brake did not hold, however, and the tractor began to roll.
  • Ensure parking brake is set and dash indicator light is working.
  • Whenever the equipment is parked, the parking brake shall be set.
  • Equipment parked on inclines shall have the wheels chocked and the parking brake set.
  • Remove the parking brake cable bracket nuts and position the parking brake cable brackets aside.
  • When you are finished, set the parking brake, shift into neutral or park and tap the horn.
  • The parking brake system applies and releases the parking brakes when you use the parking brake control.
  • The parking brake was controlled by a small lever, mounted next to the gear selector.

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