New tire labels may tell CO2 emissions

June 18, 2009 5:55:06 PM PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking at a new labeling system for tires. This could save you some money and perhaps even your life.

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If approved, the labels would have to state how the tires would impact your fuel economy and carbon footprint.

The labels would estimate how long the tread would last and their safety in the rain.

Final rules are expected by the end of the year.

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