All motor vehicles have brakes, but the brakes they have aren’t all the same. Learn about the several different types of brakes used on vehicles of various types and sizes.
Disc Brakes: Common on Many Vehicles
Disc brakes are one of the most common types of brakes, and they’re found on many personal vehicles. Most cars at least have disc brakes up front, if not on all four wheels, and the majority of pickup trucks have them. Box trucks and full-size vans frequently also feature these brakes.