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Re: Brake Trouble! UPDATE!

To: Max Heim <>
Subject: Re: Brake Trouble! UPDATE!
From: Charles & Peggy Robinson <>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 10:45:27 -0500
  "May" is the operative word.  A locked-up wheel isn't going to stop 
sooner  than a wheel that has some adhesion to the road.  ABS attempts 
to keep all the tires stuck to the road surface under heavy braking.


Max Heim wrote:
> ABS monitors each wheel independently, applying braking as needed to keep
> each wheel from lockup. That is why it may increase stopping distance,
> compared to say, an expert driver locking up a wheel but countersteering.

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