hand brake

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hand brake

n.
A brake, such as a parking brake or a bicycle brake, that is operated with the hand.
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Noun1.hand brake - a brake operated by handhand brake - a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
brake - a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
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The model features Nappa leather-accented seat trim, Intelligent Cruise Control and Intelligent Lane Intervention, Intelligent Emergency Braking with Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Hill Start Assist, Brake Assist, reversing camera, front/rear parking sensors and an electric park brake with auto hold.
Mallet did not testify that the design of the park brake violated government regulations, industry norms or practices, or consumer expectations, wrote Justice Stephen R.
Offering increased uptime, the vehicle includes ergonomic features such as a multi-function control handle with rotational adjustment and variable speed lift and lower, as well as a foot released electric park brake and pallet clamp.
A failsafe park brake automatically engages when the RXV stops--requiring no foot pedal engagement.