(a) Airbrakes of every motor vehicle and combination of vehicles shall be so adjusted
and maintained as to be capable of providing full service brake application at all
times except as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 26311. A full service brake application shall deliver to all brake chambers not less than
90 percent of the air reservoir pressure remaining with the brakes applied.
(b) The department may by regulation authorize the use of special devices or systems
to automatically reduce the maximum air pressure delivered to the brake chambers in
order to compensate for load variation and to obtain balanced braking. Permitted systems shall be of the fail safe type and shall not increase the vehicle
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