A TRUCK AND BUS TIRE USE PATTERN STUDY

A SURVEY WAS PERFORMED IN WHICH PRESSURE, LOADING, TREAD DEPTH, AND CONDITION OF TIRES WAS DETERMINED FOR 5300 TRUCK TIRES ON THE ROAD AND 400 TRUCK AND BUS TIRES IN TRUCK TERMINALS. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT RESULTS OF THE ROAD SURVEY ARE THE FOLLOWING: 4.3 PERCENT OF ALL TIRES WERE FOUND UNDERPRESSURED AND 11 PERCENT OVERLOADED; 3.4 PERCENT HAD MAJOR DAMAGE; 5 PERCENT WERE BELOW MINIMUM TREAD DEPTH. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract FH-11-6090 Rept No NBS-142-70
  • Corporate Authors:

    Stevens Institute of Technology

    711 Hudson Street
    Hoboken, NJ  USA  07030
  • Authors:
    • Ehrlich, I E
    • Kamm, I O
    • Jurkat, M P
    • Jackson, T H
  • Publication Date: 1971-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 131 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00224187
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Fin Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1973 12:00AM