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A complete tire DOT code will looks like this:IMPORTANT: TIRE FACTS DOES NOT WORK FOR RE-TREADED TIRES! If the tire’s DOT code is preceded by the letter “R,” Tire Facts will not provide accurate information.
Keeping your tires balanced is an important part of regular tire maintenance. The weight of a tire must be properly balanced or a variety of problems can occur. A review of tire patent documentation from the 1940s reveals that tire … Continue reading
On December 13, 2013, Michelin issued a voluntary recall of 1.3 million defective tires sold to consumers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The defective tires have an increased risk of tread separation, which can lead to a loss … Continue reading
When fall comes to an end and winter is approaching, you need to begin to prepare your vehicle for the snowy streets and colder climate. Make sure you take the following steps to ensure that your vehicle is ready … Continue reading
What can Van Halen teach us about dangerous and defective tires? In the late 1970s and early 80s, Van Halen not only changed the world of rock & roll music, but also ushered in a new era of live music…. and major safety concerns. Continue reading
On November 8, 2013, Bridgestone issued a voluntary recall of defective tires sold to consumers in the United States and throughout the world. More than 40 different types of truck and bus tires are included in the worldwide recall. Consumer … Continue reading
The Tire Safety Group has released a new version of the “Tire Facts” app for Android users. Now, Android and iPhone users can enjoy several notable features, including the ability to get a free Tire Facts Report anywhere you are, … Continue reading
Proper storage of summer tires during the winter months can help extend the service life of tires. Once the weather cools off and snow and icy conditions are on the horizon, it is time to remove your summer tires and … Continue reading
Many people who are looking to buy a roadside emergency kit often come across the term “DOT Certified” without fully understanding what the term means or whether or not they actually need a kit that is DOT certified. While you … Continue reading