BRAKE RATING HORSEPOWER REQUIREMENTS—COMMERCIAL VEHICLES
- Ground Vehicle Standard
Cold brake stopping ability.
Fade as a result of horsepower absorption.
Hot brake stopping ability following horsepower absorption.
Brake system stability following horsepower absorption.
Functional and structural integrity of brake system following test.
Data Sets - Support Documents
The Truck and Bus Brake Systems Committee of the Truck and Bus Brake and Stability Control Steering Committee is responsible for developing, reviewing, and approving recommended practices, standards, and information reports related to brake systems of trucks, tractor-trailer combinations and buses over 10,000 lbs (4500 Kg) GVWR designed primarily for highway use.