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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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He said: "Someone felt the need to put on the handbrake.
Prosecutor Simon Ward explained: "The issue is whether the handbrake was on or whether there was a mechanical defect.
And if you need to trigger the handbrake manually, it can be applied by a control on the dashboard.
He said: "They had the soft top off the jeep so they could get more people in and kept driving up and down the dirt track pulling handbrakes.
The prosecution have alleged | wyer failed to apply suffi-cient force to the handbrake before it cient force to the handbrake before it rolled down a steep hill.
The vehicle was examined by a forensics engineer who found that of the 13 possible notches of tension, Conway had lifted the handbrake just two clicks.
They perform handbrake turns in the street as locals, including frightened children, look on.
Whilst dealing with the blaze, a plastic mechanism inside the car's handbrake melted and the burning vehicle began rolling down the hill towards the fire engine.
INVESTIGATIONS were continuing today into a collision between a train and car that rolled onto the railway line after it was parked without a handbrake.
HER face scarred and bruised, this is how mum Suzanne Basquil was left when she was mown down by an empty runaway car after its handbrake failed.
Ensure that the engine has warmed up before setting off and if possible do not use the handbrake when the vehicle is stationary or parked.
A DELIVERY driver whose van careered down a hill, killing a pedestrian and smashing into a house yesterday denied knowing there was a problem with the handbrake.