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DOT, having a DOT marked in your tire means that your tire is certified to meet or exceed the Department of Transportations safety standards.
“The auto-oxidation of rubber has been known for a long time, and for a long time, too, it has been known that it plays an important part in spontaneous deterioration or aging, and it has been the object of numerous studies of much interest.” - Journal article from 1931There's been quite a bit of controversy over the issue of tire aging lately.
Many people would like to see manufacturers and dealers either put expiration dates on their tires or otherwise clearly mark the age of each tire for consumers at the time of purchase.
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The British Rubber Manufacturer's Association noted that “BRMA members strongly recommend that unused tyres should not be put into service if they are over 6 years old and that all tyres should be replaced 10 years from the date of their manufacture.”In 2005, Ford, Daimler Chrysler, and Bridgestone/Firestone added warnings that tires should be inspected at 5 years and replaced after 10.
Michelin and Continental issued similar bulletins in 2006. In 2007, NHTSA's Research Report to Congress on Tire Aging presented clear evidence of both tire aging failures and the outsized effect of sustained heat on the aging mechanism.“This trend was observed in NHTSA’s analysis of data provided by a large insurance company...
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