Originally Posted by 1speedbike
Then why is it called the "Uniform Tire Quality Grade"? I always thought it was established by the DOT, and the treadwear ratings were determined by driving on a government road course specifically to compare different tires/different brands comparative longevity.
I'm by no means trying to argue or claim you're wrong. It's just what I was always taught / led to believe...
I was always under the understanding that it was actually not universal. I could be wrong.