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ABS brakes — ABS effectiveness and common myths

ABS brake effectiveness STUDY: The Long-Term Effect of ABS in Passenger Cars and LTVs DOT HS 811 182 August 2009 A study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that  antilock brakes (ABS) significantly reduce crashes where people get injured but have no net effect on crashes where people die. The study looked at 11 years worth of data, making the sample sizes much larger than in previous efforts. “ABS by itself has close to zero overall effect on fatal crashes, but significantly reduces nonfatal crash involvements … Read More

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