February 23, 2016

Handling Brake Failure

There are a variety of emergencies that can happen when out and about in your car – From your car catching fire, to the bonnet flying open on the motorway – But by far one of the most terrifying experiences any driver can go through is having your brakes fail on you.

This scenario however can be easily avoided by a simple routine test, that you can and should carry out each and every time you set foot in your car. Always make sure to test your brakes twice before properly starting your journey – Once with a static test, by pressing the brakes before you even start the engine – The brakes should feel firm and offer some resistance, rather than being loose or floppy – And secondly just after you pull away at low speeds (not an emergency stop), to ensure your brakes are able to stop your car from moving.

Safe driving from Britannia!