Braking Systems

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A lorry is overtaking you on a two-lane motorway. What should you do if it doesn’t have the speed to get past? Braking Systems
Air-brake systems usually have two lines. Which additional line is fitted on a three-line system? Braking Systems
Brake fade’ is a loss of effectiveness of the brakes when they overheat. When would ‘brake fade’ be most likely to happen? Braking Systems
How can a lorry driver avoid brake fade? Braking Systems
How can you help to prevent ‘brake fade’? Braking Systems
How will anti-lock brakes improve your vehicle’s safety? Braking Systems
In frosty weather, what precaution could a lorry driver take to prevent moisture from freezing in the air-brake system? Braking Systems
The emergency line is common to both two-line and three-line brake systems. What colour is it? Braking Systems
What can coasting downhill seriously affect? Braking Systems
What causes ‘brake fade’? Braking Systems
What colour is the auxiliary line on a three-line braking system? Braking Systems
What could prevent air pressure from building up in an air-brake system in frosty weather? Braking Systems
What does changing to a lower gear on a long downhill gradient help to avoid? Braking Systems
What should anti-lock brakes let you do when you have to stop in an emergency? Braking Systems
What should you avoid when using an independent endurance brake (retarder) on slippery roads? Braking Systems