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ABS — What are ABS brakes?

What are ABS brakes? How do ABS brakes work? Anti-lock brakes (ABS) prevent skidding on slick and dry pavement by preventing the vehicle’s wheel from locking up and skidding. A wheel creates the most friction with the road when it is slowing down due to braking. But the instant the wheel locks up, it loses most of that traction. So ABS brakes sense when the wheel is about to lock and then releases brake pressure on that wheel’s brake to allow it to rotate back up to speed. Then the … Read More

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