Bridgestone study highlights fatal tire failings

Highway England road safety tires BridgestoneBirmingham, UK – Almost 75% of motorway incidents related to tire failure could be prevented if drivers carry out simple checks, according new research by Highways England and Bridgestone.

The 18-month study, released at last week’s Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, found that more than 30 people were killed or seriously injured in motorway accidents in 2016 due to illegal or faulty tires.

The research found that almost three quarters of tire failure samples…

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