There are several types, depending on the type of rear brakes.
1. Foot brake sharing type
(1) Drum brake type
This type uses the drum brake body to hold the tire. The rear wheel foot brake is widely used in drum brake vehicles.
(2) Disc brake type
This type uses the disc brake body to hold the tire. The rear wheel foot brake is used in compact passenger cars with disc brakes.
2. Devoted parking brake type
This type has as drum parking brake built into the center of the brake disc and also holds the tire. The rear wheel foot brake is used in relatively large passenger cars with disc brakes.
3. Center brake type
The type incorporates a drum type parking brake between the transmission and the propeller shaft. It is mainly used in buses and trucks. Even one brake gives enough braking force because the braking system is placed before decelerating with the differential.