Recommended Practice

Transit Bus In-Service Brake System Performance Testing


This Recommended Practice provides guidelines for establishing a standardized bus maintenance training program related to the ASE certification syllabus for the Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist Test (L2) from a transit bus maintenance perspective.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA BTS-BMT-RP-011-16 10/06/2016 Published Current


Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) L2, bus, certification, electronics, medium/heavy vehicle, training, transit


This Recommended Practice provides transit bus maintenance training and transit bus maintenance departments with typical information to evaluate, develop or enhance current training programs for the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of transit bus brake systems. In addition, this document allows departments to instruct/prepare transit bus technicians and mechanics for the H8 National Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Medium/Heavy Vehicle Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist Test. Individual operating agencies should modify these guidelines to accommodate their specific equipment and mode of operation.

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