foot brake


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foot brake

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1. (Automotive Engineering) a brake operated by applying pressure to a foot pedal. Also called: pedal brake
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Noun1.foot brake - hydraulic brake operated by pressing on a foot pedal
hydraulic brake, hydraulic brakes - brake system in which a brake pedal moves a piston in the master cylinder; brake fluid then applies great force to the brake pads or shoes
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The simulator is mounted to a motion platform and has a functioning throttle, hand brake, foot brake, clutch and shift lever, all of which contribute to the ultimate riding experience.
Features include heavy-duty cylinders, lifetime lubricated bearings, safety maintenance blocks, and either foot brake or locking wheels.
Drivers are advised to try and roll to a halt, only using the foot brake very lightly to bring the vehicle to a final standstill.
radius, state of the art-engine technology type, spacious & comfortable cab with sliding door & large hinged wind screen, power steering, foot brake, pneumatic drum brakes with emergency brake, Parking brake on front axle & rear axle, 4 No.
I watched a learner stop at traffic lights, on a hill, sitting with the foot brake lights on and the most awful faux pas was made of the take-off, causing much grief to following traffic.
This led to warning lights on the dashboard, the first indication of your problem, and because - according to Nissan - you had turned the engine off, the foot brake would seem harder to operate.
It takes time to re-program your left foot to be sufficiently sensitive to apply the foot brake smoothly and quite honestly, for road driving, you would be better off devoting your time to mastering other, more useful, skills.
While engines from most manufacturers re-start as soon as you take your foot off the foot brake this one waits until you touch the accelerator so there is definite hesitation before you can move.
Foot brake pedals on either side of the platform completed the control system.
This prevents the bike from rolling away when it comes to a stop on an incline and saves the rider from having to continuously engage the hand or foot brake.
The vehicle expert told Solicitor General Lesley Thomson QC that although the primary brake, the foot brake, has an anti-lock or ABS system, the handbrake does not.