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"Many shredded tyres on the highway.." Louisiana Warnings Or Dangers Tip by RoseAmano

Louisiana Warnings and Dangers: 32 reviews and 20 photos

  Shredded tyre tread, southern US
by RoseAmano

..and I saw quite a few right on the middle of the highway!

I was told that in the US, if the tyres treads of commerical trucks got worn down, it is not illegal to put a layer of new tyre tread without actually having to change the entire tyre itself. The problem is that in hot dry weather, like in the southern US, it causes the tread layer to peel off as you can see in the photo. I saw a number of these on the highways. I really got nervous riding behind these big trucks, not knowing what could fly off from them.

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  • Written Sep 12, 2004
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