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Bendix Police Brakes

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

“Equaled or exceeded OE” is an overused term, but that is exactly how the Bendix Police pads performed in carefully engineered testing compared to two different OE brake pads. The Bendix POLICE pad can prove its claim of being OE-equivalent.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2014)
 

ASE Brake Quiz

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Brake Quiz and find out how much you know (or don't know) about your fleet's brakes.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2013)
 

2013 Police Fleet Expo Southwest

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Hundreds of police fleet professionals, auto manufacturers and aftermarket manufacturers met in Fort Worth at the Police Fleet Expo – Southwest. The exhibit hall had all the right people in face-to-face dialogues, while the educational sessions were tips from the nation’s best.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2013)
 

Properly Maintaining Vehicles in Storage or Inventory

By Fleet, GM

These tips have been excerpted from the GM Service Information bulletin, Document #09-00-89-002. This serves as a heads-up for departments that store vehicles for some period of time before they are either upfitted or placed into service.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2014)
 

Update: Dodge Police Advisory Board

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

For 2014, the Charger Pursuit gets SecurePark for anti-theft while engine running, and the must-have option of ParkSense rear ultrasonic sensors. The big news comes in mid-2014 with the BR9 “Big Brake” package on all Chargers and the option of All-Wheel Drive with the V8 Chargers.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

Overheard at PFE-Southwest

By Ed Sanow

Overheard at PFE-Southwest

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2012)
 

Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)

By Michael Blackmer

Learn more about this brake feature which has recently become standard on the Crown Victoria Police Interceptor.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2006)
 

Preventing Warped Rotors

By Earl Gautsche

Brake rotors can warp as a result of heat from frequent, heavy braking caused by aggressive driving. But irregular wear on the rotor from occasional contact with the semi-metallic brake pads can also cause warped rotors on patrol cars not driven so hard.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2006)
 

Los Angeles County Sheriff Tests Police Vehicles

By John Bellah

The Los Angeles Sheriff testing program places more attention on urban handling and braking issues, plus mechanical reliability issues.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2006)
 

2007 Michigan State Police Patrol Vehicle Tests

By Law and Order Staff

The Michigan State Police test all the police vehicles and special service packages from Ford, DaimlerChrysler and GM.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2006)
 
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