News tagged with brakes

How good are your horse's brakes?

Horseriding is a popular summer holiday activity, but few people know that horses kill more Australians annually than any other animal. Professor Paul McGreevy, from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary ...

dateJan 04, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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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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