Patent Number: 6,305,511

Title: Parking braking in vehicles having conventional braking systems

Abstract: A parking braking system in a vehicle not having EBS wherein, for parking braking, the brakes are arranged to be supplied with actuating fluid from a pressure source under the control of a manually operated electrical device and wherein, upon selecting parking braking by actuation of the electrical device, the brakes are arranged to be applied and mechanically locked or latched in place.

Inventors: McCann; Denis John (South Wales, GB), Ward; Andrew John (South Wales, GB)

Assignee: Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems, LLC

International Classification: B60T 13/74 (20060101); B60T 7/10 (20060101); B60T 13/68 (20060101); B60T 1/00 (20060101); B60T 13/00 (20060101); B60T 7/02 (20060101); B60T 8/48 (20060101); F16D 65/14 (20060101); F16D 66/00 (20060101); B60T 013/68 (); B60T 017/16 (); B60T 013/74 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018