Improving Tire Safety

So, in conclusion…. I have covered a lot of topics in my previous four articles pertaining to tire safety. For those who missed the previous articles here are the highlights: Accidents and fatalities associated with tire issues is a major issue that needs more attention In terms of vehicle related deaths, the government seems more […]


Telling Your Tires’ Age with the TIN

Why is the Tire Identification Number (TIN) so important? I have addressed the issue of recalled tires, but there is another important factor in the TIN, and that is found in the last 4 digits. The last 4 numbers in a TIN represent the week and year the tire was manufactured. For example, with a […]


The Beginning of Tire Safety: Tracking Tire Registration

According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), 3.2 billion tires were recalled between 2009 and 2013, yet less than 24% of those tires were actually recovered! What does this mean? It means a whopping 2.5 billion possibly defective tires are still on the road! This is a scary statistic. How does this happen? For […]


Addressing the Situation: Tire Safety

In honor of National Tire Safety Week, I will be writing a short article each day to spark some dialogue around the topic of tires and tire safety. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 700 people die every year in tire-related crashes. When compared to the statistic for drunk driving (approx. […]


Tire Profiles LLC on the Move

New Division and New Expert Join the Team Irving, TX, November 15, 2016 –(PR.com)– Tire Profiles announced today the creation of a new division as well as the news of a key tire industry veteran joining their team. “Today I am pleased to announce that Mr. John Rastetter formally of Tire Rack has joined TPI […]