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How should you behave when the police stop your car?

How should you behave when the police stop your car?

The first advice is very easy and simple. Follow the road rules. Don't break them, and you won’t get ticketed. Don't ignore the traffic laws. Also they can vary from state to state and even from town to town, so do some research if you’re driving away from home. You should drive carefully, ...

The electronic brake force distribution system EBD

The electronic brake force distribution system EBD

The electronic brake force distribution system EBD is a continuation and improvement of the four-channel ABS system (anti-lock braking system). ABS prevents the wheels from locking when sudden braking, EBD helps to drive the machine constantly, and not just at the moment of impact on the brakes. ...

How does anti-lock braking system (ABS) work?

How does anti-lock braking system (ABS) work?

Before giving advice on how to brake with ABS, need to understand, what it is the actual anti-lock system and what its purpose. ABS and classical mechanics When driving the vehicle wheels in constant contact with the road as part of its area, which is called the contact patch. Thus, the wheels ...

The advanced development of active safety systems of the car

The advanced development of active safety systems of the car

Cars are becoming every year more and more sophisticated, new electronic control systems are becoming a priority and new means of active safety. This is due to the fact that most corporations - automakers (Mercedes, BMW, and others) have already reached the maximum in the race engines and ...

Anti-slip control ASC

Anti-slip control ASC

ASC does not allow the loss of traction of vehicles with the road surface. The mechanism of operation is that the device controls the towing of the wheels of the driving axle. According to its characteristics, the anti-slip control is an electro-hydraulic mechanism. Among all models of anti-slip ...

What is the airbag and how it works?

What is the airbag and how it works?

The airbag it is one of passive safety. It is intended to reduce the negative consequences of an accident for the driver of the vehicle and its passengers. Like any passive safety system (SRS), the airbag is activated if the active system (brake) has not helped to avoid an accident. Outwardly it ...

What is the ABS system and how to use it?

What is the ABS system and how to use it?

The abbreviation ABS stands for "anti-block system". It is designed to ensure that the braking of the vehicle occurs without total blockage of the wheels. Thanks to this, the car remains stable on the road surface and reduces the brake footprint. In case of emergency braking, the vehicle does not ...

child car seat

What it is in a child car seat?

In the first place, the choice of automobile child seat should pay attention to the material from which it is made. Typically it is plastics or aluminum. Recommended aluminum seats, as their strength above. But we shouldn`t neglect the plastic models. To the child was more secure, you have to ...

Choosing a car seat for a child

Choosing a car seat for a child

It isn`t recommended to buy the chair of Chinese or Taiwanese production. Although they are cheap but the pleasure of such a purchase would be short-lived. Reliability and quality the seat of the European manufacture. Their production is carried out according to the research of optimal conditions ...

How correctly carry a child in the car?

How correctly carry a child in the car?

A separate topic of conversation among motorists is the question of how to transport children. After all, one way or another, transportation of children affected by many drivers. And, of course, we would like to protect my child, being in the car from possible trouble. Even as a law-abiding ...