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Vehicle manufacturer issues recalls for TPMS

Winnebago Industries Inc. is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Winnebago Trend, Travato and Itasca Viva motorhomes manufactured Nov. 13, 2014, to Dec. 23, 2015. The recall affects 1,107 vehicles.

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NHTSA seeks comments on tire education

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing several methods of collecting feedback that will help it develop a consumer education program for tire buyers. The agency first wants your opinion.

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May MTD examines NHTSA fuel efficiency rule

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released its final rule establishing test procedures to measure consumer tire fuel efficiency, wet traction and durability.

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NHTSA wants to change psi test for spares

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to change the test pressure for temporary spare tires from 52 psi to 60 psi, which would "marginally" increase the stringency of the test, according to agency officials.

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Michelin supports tire fuel efficiency ratings

Michelin North America Inc. has filed comments with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in support of the agency's proposed tire fuel efficiency consumer information program, which is in the rulemaking phase.

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TIA, RMA submit comments on NHTSA proposals

With the deadline to submit comments approaching, both the Tire Industry Association (TIA) and Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) let the government know where they stand on its proposed tire fuel efficiency consumer information regulations.

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NHTSA issues new braking rule for trucks

Tractor-trailers traveling at 60 miles per hour will be required to come to a complete stop in 250 feet, a 30% improvement over the current government requirement, thanks to new braking standards from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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NHTSA lists ideas for consumer education program

Thanks to the passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been given the task of developing a national tire education program for consumers.

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