A story in the May 9 issue, ``Maine scrubs tire law from books,'' reported that state troopers could impound vehicles with mismatched tires under the former law. The information, which came from the New England Tire & Service Association, was erroneous. State troopers had ordered towing of such vehicles to inspection stations for mandatory inspections but have never impounded any vehicles, according to Maine State Police Sgt. Mark Sawyer.
* * *
Due to an editing error, a story in the May 9 issue misidentified Michelin North America Inc.'s new high-performance Pilot Exalto A/S as having been an original equipment tire since 1998. It was the company's new MXM4 luxury performance tire that had a number of OE fitments.
* * *
In last issue's import brand marketers directory, Toyo Tire (U.S.A.) Corp.'s Web site was incorrect. It should be www.toyo.com.