Stop! for Brake Safety Awareness – National Consumers League

Everybody’s talking about gas and fuel efficiency these days, but this month we’re celebrating Brake Safety Awareness. Keeping your car in good shape can prevent crashes and protect your investment, and brakes are one of the most important systems in a vehicle. This month in NCL’s Consumer Calendar, we’re helping consumers learn the importance of a safe brake system and urging them to pull into an auto repair shop to get their brake

s checked during Brake Safety Awareness Week, which is coming up: Aug 24-30.

During Brake Safety Awareness Week, an initiative of the Motorist Assurance Program (MAP) and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), all MAP Participating Service Facilities will check your car’s brakes for free by technicians that are MAP qualified or ASE certified.