Term of the Road Dictionary

antilock braking system

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Definition : Active safety system which automatically prevents blocking of individual wheels when braking, with the aim to maintain the steering possibilities of the vehicle [NVF-ITS].
  • Abbreviation : ABS
  • Synonyms : antilock brake system / wheel antilocking system

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