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Defective brakes caused more accidents on the UK’s roads than any other type of vehicle defect last year, Department for Transport statistics show.
Faulty brakes caused 570 accidents in 2017, resulting in nine fatalities and 129 serious injuries.
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This proves the insanity of moving from 3-1-1 testing to 4-2-2 testing for mots. Hopefully this data will support maintaining the current frequency of mot testing.
it is amazing how many vehicles we see come through the workshop with faulty brakes. From worn pads to leaking hydraulic systems and faulty servo’s all reducing the effiency of braking systems.
Alarming statistics, Jo Blogs needs to realize the seriousness of inadequate car maintenance…
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