Brake Tips For Tank Cars

- Aug 03, 2018 -

First of all, use emergency brakes carefully when driving in rainy days. Although the vehicles are basically equipped with ABS systems, the phenomenon of wheel locks and other phenomena has been greatly improved. However, it is recommended to use the emergency brakes carefully while driving in the rainy days to pay attention to controlling the speed.

Secondly, pay attention to the brake operation method when turning. When the brakes are applied in the direction, the vehicle is easy to lose the center of gravity. Therefore, the brake speed should be sufficiently reduced by the brake before entering the curve. However, if you don't have time to slow down, you can use the brakes briefly according to the situation. If the wet brakes are used for emergency braking, the tail is prone to occur. You can reduce the gear position and use the engine brake to reduce the speed.

Finally, if you use the engine brake for a long time to use the brakes while driving on the long downhill section, the brake system will affect the braking performance due to the heat. Therefore, the gears of the transmission can be selected in the 3rd, 2nd, and Lth gears according to the road conditions. Wave) or 3, 2, 1 (hand wave), do not step on the accelerator pedal to use the engine brake to control the speed.