TITLE

Michelin opposes minimum tread depth standard change

AUTHOR(S)
McCarron, Kathy
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;4/7/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Michelin North America Inc. has said that increasing the minimum legal tread depth to 4/32-inch from 2/32-inch is not a good idea because of the negative environmental impact. Moreover, increasing the minimum tread depth will raise societal costs, including manufacturing, purchasing and recycling of an estimated 65 million additional tires.
ACCESSION #
31791425

 

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