Tire wear cited in Tex. officer's death
Editor's Note — Police driving expert Capt. Travis Yates says that while we should not to jump to conclusions about this incident, the possibility that the rear tire tread was below the minimum standards should remind officers that their vehicle tires are a critical component to their driving safety. "The tread depth controls stopping, acceleration, and cornering," he says.
By ERIC AASEN
The Dallas Morning News
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