Emergency brake

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Emergency brake can refer to:

  • Parking brake or hand brake in automobiles, which can also be used in case of failure of the main braking system
  • Emergency brake (train), a term which can refer to a stronger-than-normal braking level, a separate backup braking system, or the lever used to engage the backup braking system
  • Train protection system, which engages an emergency brake in dangerous situations
  • Emergency brake assist, which increases braking effectiveness when a human driver executes a panic stop
  • Autonomous emergency braking in a collision avoidance system, which engages the main braking system in automobiles when a computer detects an imminent collision
  • Autobrake, a system for automating braking during takeoff and landing of airplanes