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hand brake

[′hand ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A manually operated brake.
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alone if it vehicle, The child got out of her seat and released the hand brake, the car then rolled forward into the electricity box.
I have had scares but I have had a lot of laughs too and I've never failed to stop a car with the hand brake.
But hand brakes were supposed to have held the train in place in case of air brake failure.
Dual 10" disk brakes with locking hand brake on both rear wheels
The model features an electronic setup instead of a hand brake, BMW's latest automatic gearshift and an iDrive knob.
The Richmond VA Medical Center was scheduled to receive its first training vehicle, a Chevrolet Impala, with the digital accelerator ring and main hand brake from KEMPF in July.
Prosecutor Hywel Hughes claimed the hand brake was defective and that Haggerty had failed to set it properly.
There was only a hand brake on the right side, controlled by a lever with a lock.
Controls are located in the handle, and there is a locking hand brake rather than a foot brake.
Likewise, any concerns about Rivers being the hand brake on the Chargers offense have long since vanished.
It blew out the car's windows while the flames melted the car's hand brake allowing the blazing vehicle to roll 50 yards down the street.
Michael Murray, 25,allegedly pulled the hand brake of his Ford Escort,causing the vehicle to ``spin out of control with tragic consequences''.