"Gators," or the remains of a shredded car tire, are causing dangerous road conditions in California. Many of these are caused by semi-trucks with re-treaded tires, a more economical approach for the ... more 
"Gators," or the remains of a shredded car tire, are causing dangerous road conditions in California. Many of these are caused by semi-trucks with re-treaded tires, a more economical approach for the trucks but very risky in the recent heat wave. less 
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Thu, Jul 11, 2013 10:16 AM EDT