handbrake


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handbrake

1. a brake operated by a hand lever
2. the lever that operates the handbrake
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An issue the developers faced was that a hydraulic handbrake would have required substantial modifications to the vehicle.
The camera needed to be guided over obstacles within the reactor, so we realised the incremental nature of the clicks on a handbrake would give us the precise control that we needed.
The fire also burned through the handbrake cable and it started rolling down the road.
It only requires five to six pounds of pressure to operate, which is far less than a hydraulic handbrake, which would have required extensive modifications to the vehicle.
com/mac-malware-popular-mac-app-handbrake-compromised-malware-2536289) Handbrake was hijacked by attackers who created a corrupted installer that delivered malware to anyone who downloaded it.
One said: "He parked it by furniture shop, left handbrake off, lucky no accidents.
Then, in a dangerous act which had "chilling echoes" of the manslaughter of PC Joe Carroll more than 10 years ago, Poxon pulled the handbrake of the unmarked police car as it drove at 48mph close to a bridge off a slip road of the A189 spine road near Bedlington.
A resident had parked his work van outside his house, which is opposite the school," said head teacher Amanda Jones "There was a suspected handbrake failure with the van and as it rolled forward it began to pick up speed and momentum before crashing into the school wall.
Witnesses claimed the lorry's handbrake was released by youths as it was parked outside a nearby shopping centre loading bay in Newmarket Street.
Warwick Crown Court heard Iqbal, aged 22, of Lime Grove, Lozells, Birmingham, failed to put the handbrake on properly as he delivered food to the Bowling Green Inn in Coventry Street.
Prosecutor Tracey Willingham told magistrates in Prestatyn that Hughes, 18, of the Bell Hotel, Upper Promenade, Colwyn Bay, took the taxi from Llandudno to Colwyn Bay in the early hours of September 16 and grabbed the handbrake as they travelled along Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay.
Mr Langford said that due to the force that the handbrake had been lifted, and the fact that Miss Callaghan was driving, he said it was "unlikely" that she applied the handbrake.