Certified Vehicle Barrier List
A Certified Vehicle Barrier has been crash tested and officially certified by the DOS, DOD, and ASTM. The barrier has passed a full field crash test and is certified to stop an attack from a specific vehicle type traveling at a certain speed. The DOD and Army Corps of Engineers review and update the list annually.
Types of Crash-Rated Barriers
Sloan Security Group installs and maintains all types of crash-rated barriers certified as K4, K8, K12 and more. With decades of experience and deep-rooted relationships in the Vehicle Barrier Industry, Sloan continues to be the go-to source for all things crash-rated.
What determines the Crash-Rating?
Example: up to 15,000 lbs
Example: 50 mph
Example: Less than 3 feet
Department of State
K = Rating for kinetic energy capabilities
L = Rating for penetration
ASTM F 2656-15
Vehicle code (P = Pickup)
Tested speed (M50 = 50 mph)
P = Rating for penetration (P1 = Less thant 3 feet)