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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Dubai: Dubai police salvaged a car which fell in Dubai Creek after the driver forgot to use the handbrakes at the time of parking and did not put his gear in parking position, police said on Sunday.
Honda has advised Civic owners to visit their local dealers to have new handbrakes fired free of charge.
Owners are being offered a replacement handbrake fitted free.
All owners can go back to their dealer to have a new handbrake fitted free.
At the time Vauxhall admitted other owners had reported the same problem, but said repeated tests had failed to find a fault with handbrakes.
Driving instructors are no better, if anyone should apply their handbrake you would think a driving instructor would, but one in front of me did not.
12% of women and 7% of men had no idea what the handbrake warning light was;
After you hook up to the trailer, apply the handbrakes and move the trailer slightly to sec if the brakes hold the trailer wheels, if they do, go ahead and finish your mission.
Unless you've been driving your Musso on the handbrake and prematurely wearing out the rear shoes, there's something wrong.
Ryan Swift, 12, who witnessed the tragedy in Walkden, said the driver was doing handbrake turns to impress a group of girls.
The handbrake had failed to hold the vehicle, which rolled down and smashed into a Citroen Saxo belonging to her 19-year-old daughter Gemma.
Police said vandals smashed car windows and released the handbrakes so they would roll into walls and garden gates.