TITLE

WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

AUTHOR(S)
Meier, Peter F.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Motor Age;Mar2011, Vol. 130 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the right amount of tire air pressure whether in a race competition or driving on the streets. In response to cases of tread separations resulting in rollovers and property damage and personal injury, the federal government enacted the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation Act (TREAD). The law requires tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) as a mandatory vehicle safety system. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has also pegged a safe level for the tire's normal pressure.
ACCESSION #
59414680

 

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