Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 12:12
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 14:26
Honda Power Sports touts the Honda Gold Wing touring motorcycle as a bike that “can make your riding dreams come true” as it represents the height of luxury to enthusiasts looking to combine their loves of riding with long-distance travels. From comfortable seating for two to high end technological spoils that include XM radio, iPod docking and a navigation system, the Gold Wing touring cycle really packs everything in to make the $23,000 retail price worthwhile.
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 18:05
Despite several efforts in multiple states in recent years, legislators have been unable to establish laws that would require tire manufacturers and retailers to provide consumers with a tire’s age upon sale. Many automobile manufacturers currently suggest that tires should be replaced after six years of use; however, tire companies have opposed such legislation. Additionally, a potentially greater problem exists in the used tire retail industry, as new tires are generally safer and experience fewer cases of tread separation than used tires.
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 16:24
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced today that Kuhmo Tire USA Inc. has voluntarily recalled at least 1,238 tires after it was discovered that specific models were experiencing air loss during vehicle operation. According to the NHTSA, the affected tire line and model are the KUMHO SOLUS KH25/225/45R17, which were manufactured and produced between August 21, 2011 and June 23, 2012. It is believed that only 122 of the tires have actually been sold.
Friday, August 10, 2012 - 17:07
On July 24, Michelin North America Inc. announced the voluntary recall of more than 841,000 tires – BF Goodrich Commercial T/A A/S and Uniroyal Laredo HD/H models for commercial light trucks – because of a defect that can lead to tread separation and loss. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, at least 799,900 of the tires involved in this recall were sold in the United States.
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 10:03
One of the most significant safety issues that has been largely ignored by the mainstream media is the relationship between tire failure accidents and summer driving.
We see the same thing every summer. Families drive long distances in the south on highways. For hours. The roads are hot. And suddenly, with no warning, the family vehicle’s tire experiences a catastrophic tread separation leading to a major crash.
Friday, April 27, 2012 - 16:55
Michelin Tire Recall
Last Friday, April 20, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) acknowledged the voluntary recall of 77,775 Michelin bus tires due to a “casing that may experience a loss of integrity and, in some cases, have rapid air loss.” This rapid tire air loss, also known as a blowout, increases the risk of a loss of vehicle control and crash.
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 15:53
It has been a busy March and April for tire manufacturers and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Several tire makers have recently initiated substantial recalls for manufacturing defects that can greatly increase the risk of a potentially deadly crash.
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 12:45
Late last week GTC North America, Inc. and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the recall
of 12,289 Advance Extra Grip AR215 light truck tires. “Light truck” refers to any motor vehicle with a combined curb and payload weight of 8,500 pounds or less and includes pickup trucks, vans, minivans, and sport utility vehicles.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 16:58
Today Toyo Tires U.S.A. Corp announced a safety recall for approximately 68,763 Toyo Extensa A/S tires. This recall affects only specific tires in the Extensa line that are size P225/60R16 and marked “Made in the USA" on the sidewall.
These defective tires were produced in Toyo’s Georgia manufacturing plant and are further identified by the last four digits of the Tire Identification Number (TIN), which ranges from 3890 to 4410. They were manufactured from September 29, 2009 to November 6, 2010.