3.7-10 Statutory Negligence -
Revised to January 1, 2008
The plaintiff alleges that the
defendant's brakes were defective in violation of General Statutes § 14-80h.
This statute states that "[e]ach motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, shall
be equipped, when operated on a highway, with at least two braking systems one
of which shall be a service brake system and the other a parking brake system .
. . Each braking system, including any power assist devices used to reduce
operator braking effort, shall be maintained in good working order at all