The Brake-buddy remote brake application unit improves the stopping power of any heavy-duty tow truck. By activating the brakes of the vehicle in tow, you are able to stop in shorter distances - a major safety benefit. Additionally, the Brake-buddy dramatically increases the life of your tow truck's brakes by using the brakes of the towed vehicle. The Brake-buddy works automatically when you apply the brakes of your tow truck. The actuating rod of the Brake-buddy easily attaches to the brake pedal of the truck in tow. The other end of the unit clutches the steering wheel. Just connect the airlines from your tow truck to complete the set-up. Optimum braking is achieved by simply applying the brakes of your tow truck, providing a smooth application and quick return of the towed unit's brake pedal. The Brake-buddy has no loose parts to get lost, requires no tools to set up, and fits easily into a toolbox for storage. Solid steel construction and brass air fittings for trouble free use. The Brake-buddy is designed to last a lifetime and work in all weather conditions. Standard manufacturer’s warranty included.