Public still shows ignorance of value of retreaded tires

April 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;4/5/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 18, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views on House Bill 981 passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. According to the author, it is hard to believe in this day and age, some people still think retreads tires are junk. The author states that retreads tires are good enough for the airlines, good enough for fire trucks, and are good enough for any Georgia state-owned vehicle.


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