Early industry concern about Washington’s new tire safety standard appears focused more on the methodology to harmonize testing for passenger car and light truck applications than on harmonization itself. Meanwhile, the impact of tire aging gets short shrift from the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. – partly because the tire industry did not provide enough information about the issue. When NHTSA’s final rule for tire safety performance takes effect June 1, 2007, light-truck tires – ...
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