Uploaded by @usa_transportation, the video provides the foundation for some discussion in the comments. “This is in Torrington, Connecticut,” writes commenter @bradmeling. “Probably close to a mile of steep incline right before what you’re seeing.” “How do you get brake fade in a neighborhood?” asks @1_sl0w_97. There’s no extreme braking for it to happen." “There could have been a long grade before that,” suggests @alluishus. “Or doing most of the heat on the highway exit ramp and no recovery time, so failure just happened here.” “Nice,” says @javiercaban2. “Gave all the warnings in the world and that car still didn’t want to get out of the way.” Video viewer @novatosss summarizes things like this: “It’s a dangerous job,” he writes. “People just don’t know.” We post videos such as these as part of our coverage because we hope there are specific behaviors drivers can learn and implement to help make our roads safer for all of us. Recommended For You

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