1968-02-01

Automatic Brake Control for Trucks - What Good is It? 680591

A review of benefits to be gained by automatically controlling the slip properties of truck tires indicates that up to 40% shorter stops and complete jackknife control when braking is possible. A simple all-mechanical device is described for use with air brakes which, from the data, shows 7-30% shorter stops, no tire degradation, and full steering control. Data is presented from full sized semi-trailer truck skid tests.

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