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emergency brake

[ə′mər·jən·sē ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A brake that can be set by hand and, once set, continues to hold until released; used as a parking brake in an automobile.
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With its Vision Zero, Continental is now pursuing the vision of accident-free road traffic and is once again taking on a pioneering role in pursuit of this goal, as the technology company wants to be the first supplier to launch an emergency brake assist system for motorcycles.
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Former Europe minister Mr Davis warned: "The so-called emergency brake that the Prime Minister is attempting to negotiate with Brussels is very likely to increase the number of people immigrating into the UK in the coming year."
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"This option involves giving a member state the possibility of an emergency brake if there is immense pressure on its welfare system."
With the cock shut, the automatic emergency brake would not work even if the automatic train stop or any of the two other safety systems were activated, according to the company.
Volvo AB (NASDAQ: VOLV) (STO: VOLVA) (STO: VOLVB), a Sweden-based automaker, is equipping its new FH Series Trucks that have the Collision Warning System with an Emergency Brake.
A carriage holding four 13-year-olds from Childwall had a problem with its brakes and its emergency brake kicked in.
As the Ford came to a stop with the running cat head-lighted I yanked the emergency brake on with one hand, grabbed the High Standard from under the front seat and bailed out as I shook the Lawrence holster off it.
The new PEBS technology to be rolled out soon in the new Audi A8 has the potential to prevent three out of four rear-end collisions with injuries through its inclusion of predictive collision warning, emergency brake assist and automatic emergency braking.
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigator Debbie Hersman said the emergency brake button, known as the "mushroom", because of its shape, was depressed.
Another feature to help prevent accidents is the emergency brake signal which is fitted to all models.

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