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How does ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) work?

ABS is a system which prevents the wheels from locking, or stopping, in order to avoid a skid while braking. It doesn’t stop the vehicle from sliding sideways but, assuming that it is stopping in roughly a straight line, will

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Technologies to make driving safer

In the lead up to fully self-driving cars, the car makers are including more and more technology that helps prevent accidents. This article demonstrates a few of them: Handling improvements The two biggest improvements in handling are to do with

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Why skids are becoming less common

A skid is a loss of control of your vehicle. The forces acting on the wheels and tyres overcome the grip available from the road and they will either lock or travel laterally (sideways). Different road surfaces have difference coefficients

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