New Warning: 'Catastrophic Failure' Discovered in Aged Tires

After years of delay, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a consumer advisory today warning motorists that outdated tires, even if they appear to be brand new, can lead to "catastrophic failure." Critics had charged NHTSA with dragging its feet on the issue, despite the agency's past acknowledgement that aged tires are a serious safety risk. (Click here to read NHTSA's consumer alert) "The vehicle industry, the tire industry and the government have known about...Full Story
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