footbrake

footbrake

(ˈfʊtˌbreɪk)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a brake operated by applying pressure to a foot pedal. Also called: pedal brake
Translations

footbrake

[ˈfʊtbreɪk] nfrein m à pied
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In the court, Martin, of Douglas Terrace, Gelston, admitted driving carelessly at 42mph in bad weather on the Dalbeattie Road in Dumfries last November while the footbrake was completely inoperable.
To make sure of this you need to control your speed so that you have time to allow the vehicle to slow down without using the footbrake.
It means that the driver does not need to keep the footbrake depressed for that length of time while waiting at a junction or stuck in traffic on a slope.
I would have liked greater feedback through steering and footbrake but it turned in a tight circle and the handbrake securely held on our test slope.
A light and progressive clutch smoothly fed in the slick effortless six-speed economy chosen ratios and the balance to the footbrake made town and open-road driving very easy-going.
I liked the power, feedback and modest pressure needed on the footbrake, the parking brake secure held it on a slope while the steering had a good turning circle, modest weight and did not suffer from vibration or kick-back on bad roads.
I liked the power, feedback and modest pressure needed on the footbrake, the parking brake held it on a slope while the steering had a good turning circle, modest weight and did not suffer from vibration or kick-back on bad roads.
When finishing your drive always stop the car completely by using the foot brake, then applying the parking brake, selecting Park, turning off all the controls (headlights, radio, air conditioning etc) and then lastly releasing the footbrake carefully to ensure that you have fully applied the parking brake, especially when parking on a slope.
Also, with the very bright LED brake lights on so many cars now, keeping your foot on the footbrake blinds drivers behind, especially at night.
I hadn't missed a trick, the key was in my pocket within range, I had pressed the brake before I hit the button, the automatic gear level was in park mode and the footbrake was on.
It's suitable for those aged 8+ and comes with a footbrake.
I'd like to thank my team, SMS Racing, for getting things 100 per cent on my car," added Salahuddin, whose World Record came amongst naturally aspirated footbrake cars.