The Inner Workings Of Truck Brakes

Can you imagine trying to stop an 18-wheel big rig with a set of wooden blocks?

According to a story on RoadKing.com, the brakes on modern trucks are decedents of the wood blocks used to stop the wheels of horse-drawn wagons.

The story explores the workings of truck brakes and how they have evolved over the years.

Source: RoadKing.com


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