brake failure


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brakes fail to stop a vehicle

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The Oil Tanker reportedly went out of control due to the brake failure and hit the Toll Plaza Both.
Rosberg managed to nurse his car home into second place to open up a 22-point lead over team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who was forced to retire with a brake failure after 47 of the 70 laps.
The idea was that if vehicles suffered brake failure on the way down, drivers could to steer into the escape lane at the bottom.
An India-bound Emirates flight from Dubai with 231 passengers on board made an emergency landing due to a suspected brake failure, Mumbai airport sources told agencies.
From the fall of a fuselage panel off the plane at Bangalore airport and a broken windshield and brake failure in Melbourne, the recent safety drawbacks have ended up questioning the aircraft's credibility.
Guatemalan media reported that brake failure was the most likely cause, while Communications Minister Alejandro Sinibaldi said speeding the probable cause.
With Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton 58 points behind and Kimi Raikkonen 63 off the pace after his Lotus suffered a brake failure to end his run of 38 consecutive finishes, the winning line is in sight for Vettel.
Kimi Raikkonen's record run of 27 successive Formula One races in the points came to an end when the Lotus driver retired from the Belgian Grand Prix with brake failure on Sunday.
The accident was caused by brake failure, according to the report.
However, a brake failure saw him make heavy contact with the barriers.
Without optimal functionality, brake failure could happen at any time - and when they are needed, it will always be the worst time for them to fail.
He said that one of the vehicles had experienced brake failure before colliding with the other bus but had a valid certificate of road worthiness, he told the South African Press Association.
The Newman Government has welcomed the Australian Transport Safety Bureau interim report that rules out catastrophic brake failure as the cause of the train crash at Cleveland station on January 31.
Mercedes endured a wretched opening two days as Nico Rosberg managed just 14 laps before his car succumbed to an electrical fault, whilst Hamilton crashed after 15 laps following a rear brake failure.
In announcing the brake failure, the team also confirmed the impact with the barrier had damaged the front-left corner of the car, notably the suspension and associated aero parts.