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Latest Bridgestone Americas Inc. Stories

2014-04-15 16:20:30

Project earning most votes through April 30 to receive $25,000 transformation NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas has announced the 12 finalists of its Fuel the Cause contest and has opened public voting to determine the winner. One of the 12 selected submissions will win a $25,000 gift from Bridgestone to be used toward the transformation of a green space project in one North American community - be it a park, school, playground, community garden or...

2014-04-15 12:21:22

Bridgestone survey reveals distracted driving behaviors persist among young drivers; Teens Drive Smart scholarship contest continues to encourage responsible driving NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight out of 10 teens say that texting and driving is more dangerous than skydiving, yet young drivers are 50 times more likely to text and drive than skydive, according to a recent nationwide survey*. The survey found that while teens say texting and driving is dangerous,...

2014-04-07 12:23:05

DriveGuard tire line makes run-flat technology widely available to consumers NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas today announced the launch of a new line of tires aimed at alleviating the worry, frustration and inconvenience associated with a flat tire. DriveGuard tires from Bridgestone are the first full line of mass-market replacement tires available for coupes, sedans and wagons not originally equipped with run-flat tires. Featuring specially...

2014-04-02 12:20:12

- April 30 Event to Feature State Agency Experts and Industry Leaders - PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, and Bridgestone Americas, the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, will highlight the innovative benefits of rubberized asphalt on April 30, 2014 with an event called "Recycle Florida: 2014." The event will be held at the Tires...

2014-03-20 16:21:25

Free hands-on training session visits 12 U.S. cities NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young drivers across the country will have a chance to learn potentially life-saving driving skills through the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience. The free program pairs classroom instruction with hands-on driving exercises to teach drivers how to better handle accident avoidance and the importance of eliminating distracted driving behaviors. The half-day workshop will travel...

2014-03-01 16:20:05

Everyday performers urged to help fund the transformation of a green space in winning U.S. neighborhood NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green spaces are good for the earth and good for people, offering a wealth of benefits such as stress reduction, peace, a place for recreational activity and enjoyment. Bridgestone Americas understands the health and environmental benefits of green spaces, such as community gardens, walking trails, playgrounds, etc. To help consumers...

2013-11-27 08:20:43

Tips to help drivers navigate the busiest travel holiday of the season despite powerful East Coast storm NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As winter weather pummels the East Coast in coming days, Anant Gandhi, Bridgestone Americas product manager and Mark Cox, director of the Bridgestone Winter Driving School are sharing their expertise to help drivers prepare for the conditions ahead by debunking four winter driving myths. (Photo:...

2013-10-24 08:23:33

Consumers to win their free winter tires, NHL gear, Stanley Cup tickets and more NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This winter Bridgestone Americas is challenging consumers to "Conquer the Cold," by launching a campaign and promotion that underscore the benefits of changing to winter tires when temperatures drop below freezing and road conditions can be wet, dry, snowy or ice covered. Many drivers rely on their all-season tires year-round. Although all-season tires...

2013-08-06 16:22:15

-- August 22 Event to Feature State Agency Experts and Industry Leaders -- PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, and Bridgestone Americas, the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, will highlight the innovative benefits of rubberized asphalt on August 22, 2013 with an event called "Recycle AKRON: 2013." The event will be held at the...

2013-08-05 12:20:49

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For three students, college just got a little cheaper, thanks to their winning video submissions in the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest. Nicole Ricketts of Anaheim, Calif., received the top prize - a $25,000 college scholarship, for her winning video, "Driving is Beautiful." University of Pittsburgh sophomore Tosh Chambers won second place and a $15,000 scholarship for his video, "Technically Almost Legal," and Natalie...