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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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.
They broke into the vehicle and released the handbrake causing it to crash at Maureen Burns' West Belfast home.
The Slaithwaite youngster was arrested after a handbrake was allegedly let off a parked car on Heath Close in Linthwaite at 12.
And now he has the paperwork to prove it - with Ford recalling his car and a number of other Mondeo models because of concerns about their handbrakes.