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Imported tires pose a threat to consumer safety

May 19, 2017 - Design defects in tires imported from foreign countries, particularly China, are injuring American drivers. Read More


Tire size is critical to proper vehicle handling

February 23, 2017 - Increasing a tire’s size, known as plus-sizing, too far from the manufacturer recommendation can cause risks. The handling of your car is designed specifically for the size tire listed on... Read More


Aging tires pose continuing hazard to drivers

January 6, 2017 - Most people recognize that tires wear, requiring replacements every so many thousand miles to prevent accidents. However, many do not realize that a tire’s age alone can cause serious... Read More


Tire aging can pose a serious hazard to your safety on the road. Do you know how to tell how old your tires are?

May 12, 2015 - Aging tires can pose a serious safety threat to you and your family. Be preapred for Memorial Day weekend and summer travel by checking the age of your tires. Do you know where to look for... Read More


ABC News examines ineffective tire recall system leaving defective tires on the road

May 15, 2014 - The report includes an interview with Alabama businesswoman Carolyn Thorne, who was paralyzed when her vehicle crashed and rolled over after a defective tire detreaded while she was... Read More


Beasley Allen attorney Rick Morrison outlines tire safety and how it can affect you

February 19, 2013 - In this episode of the Beasley Allen Report, Beasley Allen attorney Kendall Dunson, fills in for host Gibson Vance. He speaks with Beasley Allen attorney Rick Morrison about tire safety and... Read More


California jury awards Ford Econoline crash victims $73 million

November 14, 2011 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A jury determined that Ford Motor Co. must pay $73 million in damages to a group of plaintiffs who sought damages from the auto giant after a 2004 crash left two... Read More


The Firestone Tire Debacle

March 29, 2010 - As most Americans know,Ford and Firestone were involved in the world's largest tire recall in history a few years back. Firestone produced a specially designed 15-inch ATX tire in 1990... Read More


Firestone tire flap tops list of decade’s worst PR disasters

December 29, 2009 - The Firestone tire flap of 2000 topped The Business Insider's list of the 15 Biggest Public Relations Disasters of the Decade. The blog-style webzine likely gave Bridgestone, the... Read More


New Firestone tire recall announced

June 30, 2009 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just announced a major tire recall of over 127,183 Firestone FR380 tires, size P235/75R15. The tires were manufactured... Read More


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