Transport: Blowout into Leak

Over the icy concrete runways of Brooklyn's Floyd Bennett Field one day last week streaked a shiny new sedan with a professional "hell driver" at the wheel. While police and safety officials held their breath the car hurtled over six-inch railroad spikes at 60 m.p.h., had its rear tires slashed by automatic knives. What made the demonstration remarkable was that after the blowouts the car did not swerve dangerously but was brought safely to a stop under full control.

Thus did potent Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. show that its new "Lifeguard Tube"...

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