TORONTO, Ont. — Jim Park considers brakes the single most important system on a truck, yet few drivers or fleet maintenance personnel ever have the opportunity to see what brakes can really do. He had such an opportunity and came away with huge respect for a system many of us take for granted.
Air disc brakes have been around a long time but they’re closer to mainstream
use than ever. Do you need to know?
In a perfect world, air brakes would be perfectly understood. They’re not.
The trick to getting downhill safely? Combine sharp instincts, classroom physics,
and pure skill.
Whoa power can come in many forms.