5 September 2018

Braking requirements

The braking system has a requirement for the correct breaking that will following below :

  1. The brakes must be strong enough to stop the vehicle within a minimum distance in an emergency condition but this should also be consistent with safety. The driver must have proper control over the vehicle during emergency braking condition and the vehicle must not skid. 
  2. The brakes must have good anti-fade characteristics like effectiveness should not decrease with the constant prolonged application and also descending hills. This requirement of the braking system demands the cooling of the brakes should be very efficient.