Anti-Lock Brakes vs. Power Brakes

Anti-Lock Brakes vs. Power Brakes

After the ’60s, power brakes were the preferred feature on most vehicles and usually came standard on newer cars. Then, starting in the ’90s, anti-lock brakes (or ABS) came along. What’s the difference, anyway? Let’s break this down a little...
Understanding Your Brake System

Understanding Your Brake System

Usually, we don’t think much about our car’s brake system. We step on the pedal and the car slows down or stops, and that’s it. Consider, though, that a driver steps on the brakes tens of thousands of times in a year’s worth of driving....
Brake Failures, when to know to get your brakes checked

Brake Failures, when to know to get your brakes checked

Brakes are one of the most important parts of any vehicle and the most common replacement we have every week. Brakes are fundamentally important in keeping you safe within your vehicle.  Failure of the braking system can lead to increased stopping distances,...