TITLE

ABS rule to add braking-in-a-curve testing for medium-, heavy duty trucks

PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Modern Bulk Transporter;Sep2003, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has amended an eight-year-old rule to add braking-in-a-curve testing for medium- and heavy-duty trucks that must be equipped with antilock braking systems to improve directional stability and control during braking in the U.S. Results of the braking-in-a-curve test conducted by the agency; Affectivity date of the amendment; Significance of this amendment for the real performance requirement for braking systems.
ACCESSION #
11084224

Tags: UNITED States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration;  TRUCKS -- Antilock brake systems;  AUTOMOBILES -- Antilock brake systems;  TRUCKING

 

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