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hand brake

[′hand ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A manually operated brake.
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I've had scares but I've always been able to stop with the hand brake LAURA THOMAS on her driving lesson skills
Pilon said that TSB was looking closely at whether enough hand brakes has been set by the engineer who drove the train toNantes, and who spent 30 minutes in it at that location before leaving for the night.
Twist the knob on the hand brake handle and lift up.
Come back next year and you might see the hand brake lever replaced with a button on the dash plus a few extra buttons on the steering wheel to activate the adaptive cruise control.
Tenders are invited for Modification and conversion of existing hand brake to modified hand brake (gear type) arrangement in electric locomotives of wag-7 type of els/nkj
In a YouTube clip posted by the so-called Divis Hoods Liberation Army, vehicles thought to be stolen or uninsured "run-arounds" can be seen driven at speed and doing hand brake turns along the Falls Road in West Belfast.
The inquest heard that the vehicle was still in gear, with its engine on and hand brake off, and most likely started to roll.
I suggest that you take the car back to the repairer and ask what was done to the brakes before reporting the hand brake and requesting further repairs.
Breakdown cover Adaptability If required, your vehicle can be adapted specially to suit you - from push/pull hand controls or wheelchair hoists, to easy-release hand brake devices.
In June last year, Steven Graham, 39, a Sandhurst staff sergeant, admitted pulling on the hand brake which caused PC Carroll's patrol car to flip over.
There are alloy-effect dials, gear-knob, hand brake and a distinctive steering wheel, with extra room for storage space in the centre console and armrest.