ABS Brakes

Your brakes are arguably the most important part of your vehicle. They’re the main thing keeping you from break-neck collisions when you’re driving. Most people are aware that ABS braking systems are installed in most cars today. But, do they know what they do? To help you understand, here’s a quick overview:

ABS Braking System






ABS Brakes help maintain traction with the road, while not allowing wheels to lock up. This keeps your car from skidding and you from losing control. The method used to achieve this traction is based on threshold braking and cadence braking, both of which are styles established by driving professionals on older braking systems.

This type of system improves vehicle control and shortens the distance it takes to stop. On snow or loose gravel, the stopping distance is actually lengthened, but better control is still maintained.


It’s important to always maintain the health of your braking system. Here at German Performance, we offer ABS brake repairs alongside a host of other auto-related services. We’ll make sure that your car is as safe and road worthy as possible. For more information, please give us a call at (805) 466-3236.