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Forensics Investigator Brian F. Chase Joins The Global Brake Safety Council

Chase is an expert in the sciences of motor vehicle crash reconstruction and automotive technology at state and federal court levels. He serves as the vehicle forensics expert for the Office of the United States Attorney and F.B.I. out of the Washington D.C., field office and is the retained leading expert nationally for high-profile criminal cases inclusive of felony murder.

Dr. Brian Hearing Of BrakeAudit Joins Global Brake Safety Council

Before joining BrakeAudit, Dr. Hearing’s career has spanned nearly two decades in engineering and defense companies and government agencies.

The Global Brake Safety Council Announces Newest Member: Kevin Wolford Of AMECA Inc.

“I’m unbelievably excited to be joining the GBSC,” said Wolford. “Brakes and the braking system are the most important safety aspects of a car. Good brakes also win races. On the street or on the track, a good braking system is the first step to safety and performance.” 

James Hall Of Bremsen Technik Group Joins Global Brake Safety Council

Hall’s 10-year career in the braking industry includes experience in motorsport, commercial vehicle, passenger vehicle and even bicycle applications.

The Group’s Larry Pavey Joins The Global Brake Safety Council 

“We are fortunate to have Larry join the Global Brake Safety Council,” said Scott Lambert, current chairman of the GBSC. “His experience will be of tremendous benefit as we continue to shine a light on the importance of braking safety while simultaneously offering solutions to current industry challenges.”

The Global Brake Safety Council Announces New Member: Frank Oliveto Of UTIL Group America

Oliveto’s impressive career covers 40 years of automotive experience in both OE and the aftermarket, with 37 years related to the brake industry.

Global Brake Safety Council Releases Update To Brake Pad Failure Mode Field Study

This past year, the Global Brake Safety Council conducted an engineering field study of 3,200 discarded brake pads, to determine whether the pads had failed or were just worn past specifications. Recently, the Council provided an update to the study to include a third geographical location.