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Even the best efforts of tire manufacturers can’t prevent accidents

On Oct. 2, 2013, a three-car accident involving a church bus, an SUV and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 40 outside Knoxville, TN, tragically claimed the lives of eight people and injured 12.  The media immediately reported that it was the result of a blown steer tire, so the tire and transportation industries braced for another potential public relations and/or regulatory nightmare.  Speculation ran rampant as a few “experts” tried to place all of the blame on the tire

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