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ABS — What is ABS?

What is ABS? ABS — Anti-lock brakes Anti-lock brakes (ABS) prevent skidding on slick and dry pavement. ABS works by preventing the vehicle’s wheels from locking up and skidding. ABS increases friction by preventing wheel lock up A tire creates the most friction with the road when it is slowing down. The instant the wheel locks up and the tire begins to skid across the pavement, it loses most of its traction with the road. In effect, there’s high initial friction that generates enough heat to melt the rubber tire. … Read More

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