POLICE BRAKE TESTS UNFAIR Strong criticism of the police method
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of testing brakes was made at Dundee Sheriff Court, last week, when Mr. Robert Taylor, Dundee Corporation's transport manager, was found not guilty of permitting the use of a van with a defective 'hand brake.
The contention of the defence, which was denied by the police, was that, in the police garage, the brakes were tested by placing a crowbar between the wheels when the vehicle was jacked up. The test was stated to be unfair.