Driver Knowledge Tests

How does anti-lock braking (ABS) work?

What is ABS? ABS is an electro-mechanical system which uses a system of sensors and valves to stop a wheel from locking, which would cause a skid. ABS does not stop a vehicle from skidding sideways, e.g. through taking a

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Why advice on skidding could be outdated and dangerous

It used to be that you would see a lot of skid marks on the road. Now you see very few. Three types of action causes tyre marks on the road: Wheel lockup due to too much braking force applied

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