TITLE

Europe plans to tighten up on trailer braking

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/21/2008, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that new European Council proposals about minimum braking efficiency for trailers might require trailer manufacturers to incorporate improvements in the braking system. The EC Directive proposals and the Transport Research Laboratory recommendations states that trailers need to have 50 percent braking efficiency rather than the current 25 percent and that there should be no design speed categories.
ACCESSION #
31786277

 

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