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Monthly Archives: February 2020

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Passenger Dies After Tire Blowout in Pickup Truck

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A Texas man recently died after a front tire blowout. Chad Eugene Blackman was the passenger in a pickup truck when the tire rapidly deflated causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. Robert Deveral Barber was driving a 1991 GMC pickup. He lost control of the vehicle and it careened into a… Read More »

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Pep Boys Sued For Illegal Dumping of Hazardous Materials

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Tire retailer Pep Boys was sued by several California counties after it became known that they were disposing of automotive fluids, used motor oil, and other hazardous waste in bins scheduled to be dumped in public landfills. The counties filed suit against Pep Boys, and that lawsuit has recently reached a $3.7 million verdict… Read More »

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Police Cruiser Struck by Flying Tire

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A burglary call led to a chase in Houston during which a police cruiser was damaged by a flying tire. Flying tire accidents are something that we have covered extensively on our blog. They occur when another vehicle’s tire comes off the wheel and strikes another person or car. They’re often deadly. Tires are… Read More »

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