News tagged with brakes

Put on the brakes after foot or ankle surgery

Patients recovering from a right foot injury or surgery should think twice about how soon they want to begin driving again. According to a new study from the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), it takes much longer ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Other
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Washington state moves to ban copper in brake pads

(AP) -- When a driver hits the brakes, friction releases copper shavings that fall onto the road and are eventually washed into rivers, where environmentalists say the metal could pose a hazard to marine life - especially ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Environment
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Prius problems put spotlight on car electronics

(AP) -- Your most expensive piece of electronics probably is not your flat panel TV or your computer. More likely, it's your car, which can pack 50 microprocessors to control everything from the fuel mix to the rearview ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Engineering
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