The BRMA noted that aging may be identified by small cracks in the tire sidewall, but that aging "may not exhibit any external indications and, since there is no nondestructive test to assess the serviceability of a tyre, even an inspection carried out by a tyre expert may not reveal the extent of any deterioration.
Sean Kane, president of Safety Research and Strategies, obtained the BRMA recommendation--which was never published--and submitted it to NHTSA in September 2003, along with a list of aged-tire cases in the United States and a request to consider requiring expiration dates on tires.
20) BRMA members include manufacturers of tires, tire-related products, and other rubber and polymer-based products in the United Kingdom.
is Northern California's largest business recovery association devoted to the advancement of the theory and practice of business recovery, disaster recovery, contingency and continuity planning, and emergency response management.
In addition to small groups of companies trying to advance the industry, such as the BRMA
pilot initiative, there are many individual efforts.
The instrument comprised: (a) a revised BRMAS (13 items, with 11 having a 7-point Likert scale, with responses ranging from "strongly agree" to "strongly disagree," and 2 items relating to the perceived proportion of women who lie about being raped, on a 5-point Likert scale, with responses ranging from "none" to "all.
The BRMAS includes questions with a wide range in social acceptability and attitudes towards women in general and rape victims.