Tires

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NASCAR Upholds Penalties Against Richard Childress Racing

NASCAR’s final appeals officer has upheld penalties levied against Richard Childress Racing for intentionally manipulating Ryan Newman’s tires in March.

05/06/2015

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Big Rigs Often Go Faster Than Tires Can Handle

Many tractor-trailers on the nation’s roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials.

03/31/2015

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Potholes Continue To Cause Problems For North Texas Drivers

The growing number of potholes are one thing, but what really worries some drivers is the prospect of other vehicles swerving at you to avoid them.

CBS 11–03/06/2015

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Police: Thieves Cutting Tires To Steal From ATM Customers

Getting a flat tire is annoying, but now Dallas police say it could also be an elaborate trap set to rob you. It’s all part of a larger scheme that has robbers staking out local banks.

CBSDFW.COM–01/29/2015

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Goodyear Recalls SUV Tires Due To Tread Cracks

Goodyear is recalling about 48,500 SUV tires after finding small cracks in the tread during endurance testing.

01/23/2015

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Reports: Counterfeit Chinese Tires May Be Selling Under US Brand Names

An investigation by Consumer Reports has discovered that a Chinese company may be selling counterfeit tires in the US under a brand name that consumers trust.

11/19/2014

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Top 5 Surprising Items You Can And Should Negotiate

Few people buy a car or a home without negotiating the price, so why stop there?

CBS 11–11/13/2014

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Goodyear Aims To Use Rice Husk In Tires

One of the world’s biggest tire manufacturers is taking another step toward more environmentally friendly production by incorporating rice husks into high-end tires.

09/29/2014

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Tires The Talk Of Texas Ahead Of Sunday’s Race

Goodyear’s multi-zone tread tire is making its season debut at Texas, where speeds inched toward 200 mph in Friday’s opening practice session.

04/04/2014

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NASCAR Puts Pressure Of Preserving Tires On Teams

NASCAR will not regulate tire pressures at Texas Motor Speedway, and if drivers have tire failures during Sunday’s race, officials believe they won’t be able to blame Goodyear.

04/03/2014

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City Council Approves $3.2 Million For Trinity River Cleanup

How much is scenic beauty worth? Can a price be put on it? The Dallas City Council has put a price of $3.2 million on the cleanup of one of its scenic gems — the Trinity River.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

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Hankook Recalling Nearly 1,500 Tires

Hankook Tire is recalling nearly 1,500 tires that may develop a separation at the tread/belt edge.

11/15/2013

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