Safe driving should be a priority for everyone who gets behind the wheel throughout the year.
Brake Safety Week aims for prevention, education, and action related to brake problems. After the recent inspections, 5,000 vehicles were removed from service.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance released a report detailing data from Operation Safe Driver Week, which lasted from July 15-21.
The CVSA has announced that this year’s Brake Safety Week will take place September 16-22.
Brake systems must be designed to meet the specific needs of their host vehicles.
This year’s CVSA focused on the need for more education for brake technicians, as well as for drivers and manufacturers.
The following examples show the various systems associated with brakes that may experience dangerous failures.
This tour of offbeat vehicles with braking issues shows that there is no limit to the number of problems that can occur, or the types of manufacturers that need to be careful.
The following three brake issues led to either huge recalls or high fines.
From cars to motorcycles and Germany to the U.S., brake recalls are a worldwide constant.