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Posted: 1/10/2006 9:41:18 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2006 9:43:00 AM EDT by fxntime]
So how long will it be after they come out before there is a car chase where spike strips are used?Since they don't work because there is no air to begin with, will law enforcement and politicos try to ban the tires except for LEO use on the grounds that they cause a hazard to LEOs in a chase? Sad to say, the first time it happens I can see it already.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 9:42:16 AM EDT
Yup, I can hear the mantra now.... "do it for the children"
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 9:43:53 AM EDT
I can see a black market for pre-ban tires.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 9:53:55 AM EDT
Helpless, and inocent little children die in a car crashes caused by blowouts... With airless tires blowouts would not happen.

A ban on airless tires would make politicians into baby killers.

Their are other ways to disable a vehicle, besides the tires... Their are devices that can be deployed under the car to electronically disable the engine...

Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:10:09 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Brohawk:
I can see a black market for pre-ban assault tires.



Fixt
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:12:59 AM EDT
Michelin is a Phrench company. If pursued the tires would immediately surrender.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:15:09 AM EDT

Originally Posted By bgenlvtex:
Michelin is a Phrench company. If pursued the tires would immediately surrender.



Well, that takes care of that question!
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:21:12 AM EDT
They announced these things a year ago. I haven't heard a peep about it since. Wonder what happened?
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:23:39 AM EDT
all new year 2005+ BMW's come with run flat tires standard
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:30:47 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 10:33:24 AM EDT
4-bbl carb, hardened ignition system, airless tires = great backup vehicle in case of a nuclear holocaust.
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