Tiremakers seek changes to US monitoring system

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By John Crawley WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Tire manufacturers pressed the government on Wednesday to tighten proposals for measuring tire pressure, saying technology under consideration would not adequately warn drivers about underinflated tires. The Rubber Manufacturers Association, which represents U.S. and overseas tire makers, petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to boost the minimum point at which a monitoring system would tell drivers to adjust their ...

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