New and experienced drivers alike are often confused about when and how to use the emergency brake. No wonder, because the name is misleading! This feature is not really designed or intended to be used ...

Let’s be honest: between taking care of your work, your home, and figuring out your social plans, you’re not thinking about your brake fluid too often. But it helps to know a few quick facts so that you ...

When you spend a lot of time behind the wheel, you know your vehicle like the back of your hand. You know what feels normal and what doesn’t. When something is even a little “off” with your brakes, you ...

It’s a common question on automotive websites and message boards – “Disc brakes vs. drum brakes: What’s the difference? Which is better?” Because your vehicle’s braking system is its most important safety ...

Anything you use often will eventually wear out. It’s true of the lightbulb in your bedside lamp, the sponge in your kitchen, and the brake pads in your vehicle. But few normal wear items are as important ...

Let’s hear it for the amazing antilock braking system! Also known as ABS, this standard safety feature deserves a hearty round of applause. It helps you retain control of your vehicle when you need it ...