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NHTSA Proposes Standard for Tire Pressure Monitoring Devices

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today proposed a new safety standard to warn the driver when a tire is significantly under-inflated. The proposal requires manufacturers to install a four-tire Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that is capable of detecting when a tire is more than 25 percent under-inflated and warning the driver. The new ... Read More »

Beat the Heat on the Road

If you’re planning a family road trip this summer, be sure to take five minutes to check your tire pressure before hitting the road. Underinflated tires combined with hot weather and a fully- loaded vehicle could lead to tire failure. Before hitting the road for summertime vacations, follow a simple tire care checklist to help avoid potential problems. Properly inflated ... Read More »