K4/K8/K12 equivalences

BSI PAS 68 certification's equivalences


 

In the US, PAS 68 is compared to the K12,K8,K4 standards, which are now replaced by the new ASTM standards.

 

Class K4 

Equivalent to : stops a vehicle of 7500kg at a speed of 50km/h

 

Class K8 

Equivalent to : stops a vehicle of 7500kg at a speed of 65km/h

 

Class K12 :

Equivalent to : stops a vehicle of 7500kg at a speed of 80km/h