TITLE

More TPMS education needed

PUB. DATE
March 2015
SOURCE
Tire Business;3/16/2015, Vol. 32 Issue 25, p0006
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) survey on the implementation of tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). Topics discussed include the assessment of its effectiveness, several factors to be consider in the survey related to TPMS such as safety system, and the expectation of the findings along the mandatory TPMS and the need of the development of educational program which will provide learning to drivers regarding the implementation of TPMS.
ACCESSION #
101669945

 

Related Articles

  • It's a test-y situation. Truett, Richard // Tire Business;7/16/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p1 

    Reports the proposal of a battery of tougher high speed and endurance tests for tires by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Effects of tires, wheels and suspension systems on tire durability; Emphasis on the complexity of the composite structure of the tire; Problem over...

  • Fighting for their lives. Davis, Bruce // Tire Business;5/27/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p1 

    Reports on the call of several tire companies to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to exclude low-volume and bias-ply tires from proposed tire safety standards. Negotiation of the companies for a meeting with NHTSA officials; Cost of compliance with the proposed...

  • Are your old tires safe? Byers, John // Rubber World;Sep2008, Vol. 238 Issue 6, p6 

    The author focuses on concerns regarding the selling of old tires, which are about 6-12 years old, by dealers and retailers in the U.S. He stressed that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been pushed a consumer advocate group to consider a tire expiration date...

  • DOT issues 48 new tire plant codes. Davis, Bruce // Tire Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p32 

    The article informs that 48 new tire plant identity codes have been issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation. These codes are necessary for selling tires in the U.S. as it indicates that the tire meets all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard requirements. Tires sold in the U.S. are...

  • Some Recalled Firestone Tires Still In Use.  // Motor Age;Nov2006, Vol. 125 Issue 11, p146 

    The article reports that recalled Firestone tires are still in use as asserted by the Safety Research & Strategies (SRS). This pushes the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration to investigate the effectiveness of the consumer replacement programs. SRS alerted the public on...

  • NHTSA seeks nominees for r&d awards. Frame, Phil // Automotive News;12/4/1995, Vol. 70 Issue 5635, p15 

    Reports on the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) search for nominees for the 1996 National Award for the Advancement of Motor Vehicle Research and Development. Features of the awards; Requirements for nominees; Past winners.

  • Consolation prize.  // Broadcasting & Cable;4/19/93, Vol. 123 Issue 16, p106 

    Editorial. Questions the effectivity of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration request for a recall of General Motors trucks. Lapses in judgment.

  • Time for appoinment. Crain, Keith // Automotive News;5/10/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5498, p12 

    Opinion. Calls for the appointment of an administrator to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Negative effects of the absence of an NHTSA head on the GMC pickup truck investigation; Impact on trade and corporate average fuel economy; Requirements for a clear...

  • NHTSA upgrades 2 investigations.  // Automotive News;6/28/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5506, p37 

    Announces the National Highway and Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) upgrading of its investigation of potential safety problems in the 1991-92 General Motors Corp.'s H-body, C-body cars and the 1989-90 Chevrolet Caprice. Engineering analyses; Preliminary investigations of 1988-92 Jaguar...

  • Consumer Alert members win big in CAFE case.  // Consumer Comments;May/Jun92, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p3 

    Reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decided not to appeal the United States Court of Appeals case on Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards to the Supreme Court. Case was brought by Consumer Alert and Competitive Enterprise Institute; Reasons behind...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics