Europe plans to tighten up on trailer braking

March 2008
Farmers Weekly;3/21/2008, p37
Trade Publication
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.


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