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Learn About Vehicle Brakes

Useful articles about your car’s brake system, from tips, maintenance, safety, DIY, and more.

Know Your Brakes
12 Oct 2020 - Brakes,Safety,Tips/Guides
A quick video guide on how to check if your brakes are still in good condition and when to have them replaced.
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Checking Brake Pads Without Removing the Wheels
6 Jul 2020 - Brakes,Tips/Guides
Generally, brake pads are good for about 50,000 km. Their real lifespan will depend on factors such as your driving style, where you tend to drive mostly, and the vehicle itself.
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The Importance of Brakes in Stopping Distance
26 Apr 2019 - Brakes,Safety
The time and distance it takes to bring your car to a complete stop depend on several factors, one of the most important of which is the quality and condition of your brakes.
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Car Accidents Caused by Brake Failure
15 Mar 2019 - Brakes,Safety
Approximately 11.4 % of car accidents are caused by brake failure. What does brake failure mean and what are the danger signals to look out for?
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What’s that noise coming from your brakes?
19 Apr 2018 - Brakes,Tips/Guides
The grinding, squeaking, thumping and scraping noises from your brakes are some of the most terrifying sounds you can experience in your car. It’s best to be prepared so that you can take immediate measures as soon as this happens to avoid further damage.
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How do you make your brake pads last longer?
19 Apr 2018 - Brakes,Tips/Guides
Save money buy making your car’s brake pads last longer. Driving within speed limits is the first step, but there are many other ways to avoid brake pad wear and tear by knowing what the causes are and being able to recognise them and take action.
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