When Were Anti Lock Brakes Invented?

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Anti lock brakes were first invented for aircraft use in 1929 by French automobile and aircraft pioneer, Gabriel Voisin. However, in 1958 the Road Research Laboratory tested the Maxaret anti-lock brake where the experiments demonstrated that anti-lock brakes can be of great value to motorcycles which was later adapted to vehicles in the 1960s.
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Gabriel Voisin developed the first anti-lock braking system used in aircraft in 1929. The anti-lock brakes were needed due to the near impossibility of threshold braking an airplane
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To make panic-breaking safer - when you stomp on the brake pedal in a car without ABS, you will loose all ability to control where it goes, because your steering wheels will lock
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To keep a cars brakes from locking up and skidding out of control, they work on a pulse brake system that will keep them from locking but will stop you without the wheels locking
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