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8 more new vehicle features that improve safety and convenience (+images and video)

There are some technologies that are starting to become more common on vehicles which help with safety and convenience, and can be beneficial to the environment. Regenerative braking Regenerative braking is when kinetic energy is recovered during braking. Usually, braking

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Why advice on skidding could be outdated and dangerous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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New Zealand forces cars to have ESC, follows Australia

Electronic Stability Control is a set of electronics that works to determine if a car is skidding. If it detects loss of control it selectively applies the brakes on each wheel to bring the vehicle back into a straight line.

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