Of all the things that have been stuffed in to cars to increase safety, things like seat belts, air bags, back up cameras, the works, the one thing that is probably most important to safe driving, both for you and others on the road, is your brakes.
You brakes are complicated pieces of equipment and there are a number of different components that can affect how they work. The brake pads is the one that probably comes to mind first. They are designed to wear out and require replacement regularly. Screeching sounds and increased stopping distances are both signs that you need to get your brakes checked.
Going too long without replacing your pads can damage other parts of your brakes, so unless you want to try your hand at braking your car Fred Flintstone style, we’d recommend bringing your car or truck in to Newton’s Car Care in High Point!