Brakes are the most important feature on a car when it comes to safety. Brakes keep you safe, your passengers, and other road users. As with any part of a vehicle, brake systems can fail which can lead to serious accidents. We’ll explore the top 10 reasons for car brake failures and what you can do to prevent them, so you can understand the reasons why brakes fail and maintain a safe and reliable vehicle.
Sometimes you might find your car doesn’t need to be used as much, or you have a classic car which isn’t used during winter months. Find out what happens if your car is left standing in this article and what to check when you need to use your car again.
The handbrake, or parking brake is essential when it comes to keep a car stationary when idle or parked. Finding the handbrake has failed can be not only frustrating but if you’ve parked on a hill it could cause an accident. In this article we’ll investigate what causes handbrake failure and provide the key signs to recognise a failing parking brake.