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      11-17-2011, 08:49 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by kaishang View Post
That seems quite dangerous. What if you have a 9yo in the passenger seat who thinks "what does this switch do?"

Everyone knows what a conventional handbrake looks like. Most people do not know what a switch operated handbrake looks like plus they are different in every car model that has them.
I suppose, but it doesn't latch when moving - i.e. you'd have to keep the switch fully pulled up to keep the brake engaged, as soon as you release it the brakes go off unless you're stopped.
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