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What to do if your brakes fail while driving

While it’s unlikely that you will experience complete brake failure, some motorists will experience a reduction in braking power at specific times, depending on what type of driving they do. There are three things that cause this: Brake fade Driving

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Highway Code Enhanced: Motorcycle braking

Between 75-90% of the braking on a motorbike is done through the front wheel. Factors that influence this are: Type of bike – bikes that are heavier at the back, like cruisers, will have more back wheel braking than sports

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Overheating brakes and brake fade – what can you do?

Any brakes will overheat if you use them for a sustained period of time. This causes partial or complete loss of braking power which can leave you in a dangerous situation. What happens when you brake? Let’s assume you have

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