Treading on Danger?

Number 17404
Subject Investigations
Source KHOU-TV (Houston)
State TX
Year 2000
Publication Date February - December, 2000
Summary KHOU-TV began investigating car tires that lost their tread in December of 1999 "after receiving viewer complaints and a tip from a local Houston lawyer about the tire." Through interviews with victims and lawyers, KHOU found 30 deaths that were connected to "tread separation on ATX tires. And most of all, we didn't stop at Texas but for the first time started assembling a national snapshot of similar accidents in states such as New Mexico, California, Florida, Arizona, etc."
Category
Pages 99
Keywords VIDEOCLIP;TAPE;TRANSCRIPT;Firestone tires;tires;car accidents;Firestone ATX;Firestone ATX II
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