A braking control apparatus for a vehicle which locks and holds the brake pedal of the vehicle in a given depressed position. The apparatus is rendered inoperative when the vehicle is in such a condition that the locking and holding of the brake pedal is undesirable. When starting the vehicle, an accelerator pedal switch operatively connected to the accelerator pedal deenergizes an electromagnet for locking the brake pedal. With the brake pedal locked in any given depressed position, any further depression of the brake pedal results in deenergization of the electromagnet by the brake pedal switch operatively connected to the brake pedal. With the vehicle at rest, when the door is opened, the electromagnet is deenergized by a door switch. Also, during rapid braking of the vehicle, another brake pedal switch which is operatively connected to the brake pedal actuates a latching relay to deenergize the braking control apparatus.