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Monthly Archives: December 2019

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Are Cyber Tires the Wave of the Future?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

What if a tire could send reports of a potentially dangerous road condition to other cars on the road in real-time? That’s the future of tires according to one company, Pirelli Cyber Tire, who is developing a 5G tire that can communicate directly with other vehicles. Pirelli demonstrated the technology while the vehicle was… Read More »

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Bad Tires Leads to Deadly Crash in Michigan

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Six lives were changed and one was taken after a Volkswagen Jetta struck a box truck in Michigan recently. According to authorities, there were three factors that played a major role in the accident. Firstly, they believe that the driver was high on marijuana at the time of the accident. They also believe that… Read More »

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Tire Blowout Causes Rollover Crash

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A tire blowout on I-75 caused a rollover crash according to highway patrol. The driver was the only individual involved in the accident and was taken to the hospital after suffering injuries. Rollovers are especially dangerous for a number of reasons and tire blowouts that result in rollovers are even more dangerous. A witness… Read More »

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Florida Has Rules When it Comes to Tire Safety

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The State of Florida and every other state in the country has rules concerning tires. Florida police can pull a driver over for driving on unsafe tires. Yet many Florida motorists are not aware of the laws or the risks involved with driving on old or worn out tires. In this article, we’ll survey… Read More »

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Goodyear Tapped for $6.7M in Exploding Tire Wrongful Death

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Tire blowouts on the road aren’t the only reason for lawsuits against tire companies. When New Orleans truck driver tried to inflate the tire on his garbage truck, the tire exploded, killing him. According to the complaint, a “zipper failure” occurred. This is the name of a long sidewall rip with exposed metal reinforcement…. Read More »

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Truck Driver Shortage Blamed for Rise in Semi Accidents

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Blame the internet or Amazon if you like, but there is a truck driver shortage in the United States. More than ever, folks are having stuff delivered to their door. The demand for truck drivers is high and the supply may be lower than what the current demand requires. Some have speculated that this… Read More »

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Michelin and Takata Beat $80M Lawsuit

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Michelin and Takata won’t have to face an $80 million verdict alleging that a defective Michelin tire and a faulty Takata seat belt caused traumatic brain injuries for one driver. The driver was driving a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer in Fort Pierce, Florida in 2009. According to the complaint, the SUV was traveling on I-95… Read More »

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