Transportation Research Board Special Report 286

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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competencies and with regard for appropriate balance.

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This report was sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Tires and passenger vehicle fuel economy : informing consumers, improving performance / Committee for the National Tire Efficiency Study, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.

p. cm.—(Special report / Transportation Research Board of the National Academies ; 286)

ISBN 0-309-09421-6

1. Transportation, Automotive—United States. 2. Automobiles—Tires. 3. Automobiles—Fuel consumption. 4. Consumer education—United States. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Committee for the National Tire Efficiency Study. II. Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board) ; 286.

HE5623.T57 2006

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