J3300/1 Low Mu / Winter Driving Skill Certification
This Recommended Practice is intended to establish a procedure to certify the low mu / winter driving skill levels of professional drivers. This certification can be used by the individual driver to qualify their skills when seeking employment or other professional activity. These certification levels may also be used by test facilities or other organizations when seeking test or professional drivers of various skills.
Rationale: This Recommended Practice describes low mu / winter driving skill levels for operating automobiles as they relate to vehicle operation in low mu / winter driving conditions, primarily for purposes of vehicle testing and evaluation or other professional driving. This document, in combination with SAE J3300, describes specific criteria for establishing low mu / winter driving skill levels, verification methods, and certification procedures for the skill levels. This document may also be used as a basis for developing a low mu / winter driving training program for drivers seeking certification. This Recommended Practice reflects the current industry practice through the on-going cooperation of OEM, supplier, independent test facilities, and other driving-related organizations. It is anticipated that this Recommended Practice will evolve into a broadly-accepted SAE standard and will promote harmonization of driving skill levels across the industry.