Defective Continental Tires Recalled by Tire Delamination Defect Accident Lawyers Ramsey Hill LLP
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Continental Tire the Americas, LLC, who supplies passenger, truck, commercial and motorcycle tires to consumers in the United States, announced a recall campaign for certain ContiMotion motorcycle tires. The recalled tires include size 180/60R16 M/C 74H and were manufactured between December 19, 2010 and September 24, 2011 by Continental’s manufacturer in South Korea. The DOT codes on the affected tires include “H60 JJE 5110” through “H60 JJE 3811.”
The tires were sold as replacement tires in the secondary market for users of Honda Goldwing 1800 motorcycles. Continental Tire estimates that approximately 1,317 tires will be affected by the recall.
The tires have been linked to uneven wear, groove cracking and belt lift. All three conditions pose a hazard to the user of the tires due to the risk of rapid inflation loss or other catastrophic failures. When a tire fails, it can affect steering and control of the vehicle. Too many times, the Texas Tire Defect Lawyers at Ramsey Hill LLP have seen people injured or killed when tires failed and their vehicle went out of control or went into a roll sequence. For these reasons, tire failures a very serious vehicle safety issue affecting everyone on the road.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident involving defective tires or specifically, Defective Continental Tires, call the Tire Defect Injury Lawyers at Ramsey Hill LLP for a free consultation.