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    Posted 12-01-2020 10:53
    Study Guide question 1.3.12 

    Identify three benefits related to anti-lock braking systems. Reference Guide (p. 13)

    Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) are designed to help drivers ________ crashes. Unlike non-ABS
    equipped vehicles, the driver does not need to _____________ or __________ the brakes to eliminate
    skidding and brake lockup. ABS equipped vehicles _______________ pump the brakes for you.
    This results in ____________  ______________  ___________  and ___________  ___________  ___________.

    Listed below are some of the facts and features of ABS.
    • ABS was originally developed in the 1950's to be used on airplanes.
    • In the early 1980s ABS became popular on European sport and luxury cars.
    • While the original costs were extremely high, the amounts of parts required have
    been substantially reduced resulting in much lower cost.
    • ABS allows your vehicle to stop in a straight line giving you more control of your

    Timothy E. Coxwell CAFM CPFP
    Fleet Management Division Director
    Leon County Sheriffs Office
    Tallahassee, Florida