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July 14, 2014

A 3-step approach to tire aging findings

Tire aging is an important issue, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, it does not need to be addressed with further legislation at this time.

Tags: Dan Zielinski, NHTSA, RMA, Tire aging, Tire legislation

June 3, 2014

RMA: Inflate for National Tire Safety Week

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) is sponsoring National Tire Safety Week, June 1-7, 2014, to focus efforts to educate U.S. drivers about the need for regular tire maintenance. Tire dealers can educate consumers about how under-inflated tires waste gasoline, increase the risk of tire damage and cause premature tire wear.

Tags: Dan Zielinski, National Tire Safety Week, RMA

June 2, 2014

STS promotes National Tire Safety Week

Somerset Tire Service Inc. (STS) is helping drivers grasp the best tire maintenance practices during National Tire Safety Week, June 1-7, 2014.

Tags: Bill Caulin, Dan Zielinski, National Tire Safety Week, Rubber Manufacturers Association

May 13, 2014

ABC is running with its tire aging report

ABC News is reporting on tire aging again. And it is integrating the latest investigative report into its news coverage on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

Tags: ABC News, B.O.B., Dan Zielinski, RMA, Sean Kane, Tire aging

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May 7, 2013

Florida tables unsafe used tire legislation

For the second year in a row in the Florida legislature, Rubber Manufacturers Association- (RMA) sponsored legislation to ban the sale of unsafe used tires has been tabled.

Tags: Dan Zielinski, Florida SB 1132, Florida SB 1588, RMA, Texas SB 459, Used tires

April 24, 2013

Florida rule amended to add unsafe used tire bill

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) reports that on April 23, 2013, the Florida Senate Appropriations Committee amended SB 1132, a state transportation bill, with the language from SB 1588, a bill to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires.

Tags: Dan Zielinski, Florida SB 1132, Florida SB 1588, RMA, Texas SB 459, Used tires

April 11, 2013

Used tire bills progress in Florida and Texas

Following the Florida Senate Agriculture Committee’s passage of SB 1588, a bill to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires, legislators in Texas will meet next week to move on similar legislation there, SB 459.

Tags: Dan Zielinski, Florida SB 1588, Kevin Rohlwing, Legislation, RMA, Texas SB 459, TIA, Used tires

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April 3, 2013

First Texas, now Florida considers used tire bill

Legislation "to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that are readily available and pose a significant risk to motorists" is advancing in the Florida Legislature.

Tags: Dan Zielinski, Legislation, RMA, Used tires

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March 27, 2013

RMA supports ban of 'unsafe' used tires

A Texas Senate committee is considering a bill that prohibits the sale of unsafe used tires "that are readily available and pose a significant risk to motorists."

Tags: Dan Zielinski, Legislation, RMA, Used tires

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June 10, 2012

Do you think plug-only repairs are safe?

New York is very close to ridding its state of plug-only repairs. The implication is that they are not safe. What do you think?

Tags: Dan Zielinski, Legislation, RMA, Tire Industry Association, Tire repair

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June 10, 2012

N.Y. is close to banning plug-only repairs

A New York Senate committee approved legislation to require automotive repair shops to properly repair tires.

Tags: Dan Zielinski, Legislation, RMA, Tire repair

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