McHENRY , Ill. Raybestos brand brakes recently earned the distinction of having its 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 in Detroit, Mich.
Raybestos D3EA PPSV certified brake pads are available on four vehicle platforms including the Dodge Charger/ Magnum, the 2007-08 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2006-08 Chevrolet Impalas and 2003-08 Ford Crown Victorias.
For more information about Raybestos brand brakes, visit: www.raybestos.com.