... ID-digit DOT number that indicates plant and week of manufacture, one can tell if a particular batch of tires is failing as opposed to all tires of a particular design. ... The Florida Highway Patrol .reported a similar blowout-caused accident on September 24, 1973, that injured a state trooper. ... The report notes that aquot;most of the standard grade SBRa#39;s tested on a high speed test wheel by DOT failed at 100 oranbsp;...
|Title||:||Safety of Firestone Steel-belted Radial 500 Tires|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations|