WASHINGTON — The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) will sponsor National Tire Safety Week May 21-28 using the theme "Know Your Roll" to educate consumers about proper tire care and maintenance, including the potential concerns with unsafe used tires.
"National Tire Safety Week is the optimal time to remind motorists to check their tires to ensure they are safe for summer travel," USTMA Preisdent and CEO Anne Forristall Luke said.
"In addition to overall tire maintenance education, we are focusing efforts this year on the dangers of unsafe used tires to help consumers make an informed choice about tire replacement."
National Tire Safety Week is an annual USTMA initiative aimed at helping consumers learn the essential steps for proper tire care and maintenance.
The program is supported by USTMA members: Bridgestone Americas Inc.; Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C.; Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.; Giti Tire (USA) Ltd.; Goodyear; Hankook Tire America Corp.; Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc.; Michelin North America Inc.; Pirelli Tire North America; Sumitomo Rubber Industries; Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc., and Yokohama Tire Corp.