Brake tests can tell you what's wrong with your brakes or simply let you know how effective they are. Brake tests vary in type and some of them require certain tools and materials. In this section we'll examine all of the different brake tests out there.
Long gone are the days of start lines, stopwatches and measuring tape. Today, brake-system testers use windshield-mounted accelerometers, dynamometers and global positioning systems to gather information.