Nothing is more critical than the braking performance of emergency vehicles. Because of this fact, Raybestos brand brakes is proud to have recently earned the distinction of having their line of police friction products recognized as being D3EA PPSV (Police and Public Service Vehicle) certified. This is the only voluntary, objective and completely independent validation process for replacement brake friction materials and rotors that provides a basis for maintaining compliance with new vehicle Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) requirements.
PPSV Certification captures the critical system level performance characteristics of police and other emergency service vehicles and has established performance requirements that may surpass those imposed by OEMs. Raybestos PPSV Certified replacement brake friction parts are validated in matched sets and meet or exceed performance requirements based on Federal Standards for new vehicles. The certification uses independently administered, state of the art dual-end brake dynamometer testing conducted by Greening Testing Laboratories, Inc. of Detroit, MI.
Raybestos brand brakes, being D3EA PPSV Certified, assures police fleets that their braking performance is consistent with the vehicle braking requirements stipulated by FMVSS for new motor vehicles. No other lab-based process provides confirms this level of safety and performance. Raybestos PPSV Certified friction material provides a credible and cost effective alternative to OEM replacement parts; not to mention, PPSV requirements often exceed those imposed by new vehicle manufacturers for vehicles validated for police use.
Raybestos D3EA PPSV certified brake pads are available on four vehicle platforms:
Vehicle (Part Number)
Dodge Charger/ Magnum (F: ATD1058P/R: ATD1057AP)
2007-08 Chevrolet Tahoe (F: ATD1092P/R: ATD1194P)
2006-08 Chevrolet Impala (F: ATD1159P/R: ATD698P)
2003-08 Ford Crown Victoria (F: ATD931P/R: ATD1040AP for ‘05-‘08)
Raybestos brand brakes are produced by the Affinia Under Vehicle Group, the leading manufacturer of braking systems and components for the transportation industry. The line includes everything from brake drums to rotors, pads, shoes and hydraulic parts. Affinia Under Vehicle Group is at the forefront of research and development in brake technology and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout North America.
Raybestos brand brakes are the official brakes of NASCAR, and the NASCAR relationship also includes the Raybestos Rookie of the Year Award, which is presented to the top rookie in each of the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck racing series. In addition, Raybestos is the preferred competition brake friction of the IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights at all road and street course races through 2009. For more information about Raybestos brand brakes, visit www.raybestos.com.