[LMB] OT: School days

Walter S Bushell proto at panix.com
Fri Aug 5 17:55:41 BST 2016


<SNIP>
> 
> At the January 1923 New York Automobile Show only two manufacturers,
> Duesenburg (hydraulic brakes) and Rickenbacker (mechanical brakes)
> offered cars with four-wheel brakes.
> 
> A year later the number had increased to 26 of the 72 manufacturers
> present; offering four-wheel brakes as standard fit or as an option.
> 
> A report published in 1929 stated: “70% of British, US and Continental
> cars in Britain in 1924 were rear-braked only. By 1929 that figure had
> reduced to 1%”.
> -- 
> The Betteridge law of headlines states that “any headline which ends
> in a question mark can be answered by the word no”.

Both of those dates are before my time and hence no existent.

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