Bridgestone Launches New Sizes for Firestone Police Pursuit Tires

October 04, 2012

The Firehawk Pursuit is specially designed for the law enforcement and high-speed emergency use. According to the company, it passed the  Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department high-speed wear tests. Photo courtesy of Bridgestone Americas.
The Firehawk Pursuit is specially designed for the law enforcement and high-speed emergency use. According to the company, it passed the  Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department high-speed wear tests. Photo courtesy of Bridgestone Americas.

NASHVILLE, TN - Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC announced new fitments for the Firestone Firehawk GT Pursuit all-season tire and the Firestone Firehawk PVS winter tire.

The Firestone Firehawk GT Pursuit all-season and Firehawk PVS winter tires are specifically designed for law enforcement use and to withstand the demands of high-speed emergency situations.

The Firehawk GT Pursuit all-season tire combines wet and dry handling with an emphasis on quick steering response. In addition, the Firehawk PVS winter tire is designed to handle winter conditions with an emphasis on quick steering response.

Both tires are available in the following sizes to fit many common emergency vehicles:

  • 50 Series: P235/50R18 99W all-season and P235/50R18 99V winter;
  • 55 Series: 245/55R18 102W all-season (available in the first half of 2013), and 245/55R18 103V winter (available in the first half of 2013).

Comments

  1. 1. Print link to server - in [ October 05, 2012 @ 07:20AM ]

    The print command errors out at serv er

 

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Recent Topics

We are in the middle of standardizing PM process with all of our technicians. And I'm asking if anyone has a standard pm checklist for...

View Topic

Is a bachelor's degree truly necessary in order to become a fleet manager, or does achieving certification as a CAFM or equivalent carry...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1134 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

The amount of time it takes, starting when a fleet customer orders a vehicle, for a vehicle manufacturer to deliver its vehicles to fleet customers.

Read more

Blog

Managing a Police Fleet

How Chevrolet's Tahoe PPV Differs From its Retail Relative

By Michaela Kwoka-Coleman
For the Chevrolet Tahoe PPV, tires are added to the vehicles that are capable of handling speeds of up to 134 mph and the brakes are adjusted to handle frequent stopping at high speeds.

Police Vehicles Pushed to the Limit in California

By Paul Clinton