Understanding How Air Brakes Work On A Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV)

February 15th, 2017 | Truck accident

Air brakes are likely the most important component part of modern commercial motor vehicles. The air brake system on a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), or semi-truck as commonly referred to, uses compressed air to push the brake shoe lining onto the brake drum creating friction to slow the wheel down. That may sound complicated –… Read More