Cruise Control

Cruise Control

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Cruise control (sometimes known as speed control or autocruise, or tempomat in some countries) is a system that automatically controls the speed of a motor vehicle. The system is a servomechanism that takes over the throttle of the car to maintain a steady speed as set by the driver. The system takes over the throttle of the car to maintain a steady speed as set by the driver. Using cruise control can give your feet a rest and stabilize the vehicle while using it on a straight road. Watch this awesome video explaining cruise control in simple terms and with example: Below is the icon for cruise control as commonly presented on dashboards
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Airbag

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ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)

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An Anti-lock Braking System or Anti-skid Braking System (ABS) is a system provided in vehicles for the safety purpose. It prevents wheels of the vehicle from locking up and avoiding uncontrollable skidding while applying brakes. In initial times, it was only provided in high-end cars but now a days it is provided in almost all vehicles including motor-cycles & mopeds. [caption id="attachment_600" align="aligncenter" width="577"] [Schematic Diagram of Anti-lock Braking System arrangement in four-wheeler.][/caption] ABS basically consist of central Electronics Control Unit (ECU), Speed Sensors on Wheels, and Hydraulic Valves within Brake Hydraulics. An ABS warning light indicator also provided on dashboard, which indicates if there is something faulty in ABS. So, in general, ABS-equipped vehicles are preferred more where safety is the main concern. [caption id="attachment_606" align="aligncenter" width="425"] [This is…
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