At the urging of the National Institute of Justice, the Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit evaluated aftermarket tires used on law enforcement fleet vehicles. In this clip, troopers in the unit explain the methodology of the testing.
January 13, 2012
A suburban Detroit city councilman led state police on a high-speed motorcycle pursuit and resisted arrest, before he was brought into custody late Friday.
May 9, 2011
Michigan State Police Sgt. Jim Flegel of the Precision Driving Unit explains how troopers evaluate patrol vehicles and explains how to correct for skids created by oversteering or understeering.
December 9, 2010
Each year, the Michigan State Police driving unit evaluates law enforcement vehicles from the new model year. The unit evaluates patrol cars, SUVs and motorcycles using a series of tests that test each vehicle's performance, ergonomics and mechanic-friendly qualities. The results are tallied and included in a report that's used by police fleet managers to aid in the decision to purchase patrol vehicles.
March 31, 2010