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California officially has banned the sale of lead wheel weights. Will a federal bill follow California's lead?

Probably, according to Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich. In his latest blog, he outlines California SB 757, and how that may impact independent tire dealers across the country. As of the first of the new year, dealers in California will not be able to install lead wheel weights. Are you next?

For more on this hot-button topic, click and read "Schwarzenegger signs bill banning lead wheel weights" in the B.O.B. blog on And let us know what you think by leaving a comment!


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