Tire Trial Science

NPR's David Kestenbaum reports on the continuing battle between Firestone and the Ford Motor Company. Ford claims that Firestone tires caused the rash of accidents in 2000 and have pulled Firestone tires from all their SUV's and trucks. Firestone claims that while some of their tires may have been defective, the tires Ford is replacing are safe. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expected rule on the matter next week.

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