Category Archive: Tire Defects

Rollover Crash Kills Corrections Officer

A rollover crash in Warner Springs on Route 79 kills an on-duty state corrections department officer and his canine partner on Monday, March 25.  Sgt. Gil Cortez was 46 years old and worked for California Rehabilitation Center in Norco. The crash happened on Monday morning hear San Felipe road. Cortez was the front car followed by Read More

Car Crash at Carmel Valley Road Offramp

A serious car crash occurred this afternoon at the Carmel Valley Road offramp on the southbound Interstate 15.  According to witnesses, a silver van cut across traffic lanes causing a black Honda to swerve and lose control.  The Honda flipped onto its side and crashed into a light pole. Firefighters and paramedics had to cut open Read More

6 Victims Identified in Bus Crash

The San Bernardino County coroner’s department has released the names of six people killed in Sunday’s deadly tour bus crash. The dead include Guadalupe Olivas, a 61-year-old from San Diego; Elvira Garcia Jimenez, a 40-year-old from San Diego; Victor Cabrera Garcia, a 13-year-old from San Diego; and Aleida Adriana Arce Hernandez, a 38-year-old from Tijuana, Mexico, Read More

Man Killed in 4 Vehicle I-5 Crash

An 86-year-old Corning man died in a four vehicle crash on Interstate 5 Friday evening. According to CHP, Bruno Poropat was driving a Chevrolet SUV southbound on the freeway  in the right lane just south of the Finnell Avenue exit when he apparently lost control of the vehicle due to tread coming off one of Read More

Tire Separation Named as Cause of Imperial Valley Rollover

According to the California Highway Patrol, tire tread separation is being blamed for the single rollover traffic crash that occurred on May 13th on Orchard Road south of Heber Road. A 62-year-old woman was heading north on Orchard Road in her single cab Ford pickup truck when the tread of  her right rear tire separated. Read More

American Prospector SUV Tires Recalled Due to Possible Tread Chunking or Cracking

March 10, 2010 – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigations (ODI), American Car Care Center has notified NHTSA about a noncompliance in certain American Prospector SUV tires, size 245/70R/17, produced between November 15 and November 21, 2009. These tires fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Read More

Delta A/S Sierradial Tires Recalled Due to Possible Tread Chunking or Cracking

March 10, 2010 – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigations (ODI), Del-Nat Tire Corporation has notified NHTSA about a noncompliance in certain Delta A/S Sierradial tires, size 245/70R/17, produced between November 22 and December 5, 2009. These tires fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Read More

Pep Boys Definity Dakota Tires Recalled Due to Possible Cracking or Chunking

March 8, 2010 – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigations (ODI), Pep Boys has notified NHTSA about a noncompliance in certain Definity Dakota H/T tires, size 245/70R/17, produced between November 15 and November 28, 2009. These tires fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Read More

Cyclone Radial SUV Tires Due to Possible Cracking or Chunking

March 8, 2010 – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigations (ODI), TBC Corporation has notified NHTSA about a noncompliance in certain Cyclone Radial SUV tires, size 245/70R/17, produced between November 15 and December 19, 2009. These tires fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Read More

Cooper Discoverer Tires Recalled – Potential Tread Chunking or Cracking

February 23, 2010 – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigations (ODI),  Cooper Tire is recalling certain Discoverer H/T and Discoverer LSX tires, size 245/70R17, produced between November 15 and December 12, 2009. These tires fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 139, Read More


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