Firestone Tires Under Fire in 2007
A man named William Robbins was involved in two separate accidents, which he fortunately survived. The cause of both motor vehicle accidents were due to his Firestone Steeltex tires that blew out. He described the experience as if his tires had exploded like as if a grenade went off. A mechanic has taken a look at the tires and simply said that he believed them to be defective. Since 2000 these types of tires have been recalled from the market. Mr. Robbins had to react fast after the tire blowouts and do everything in his power to keep his vehicle from rolling over.
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