investigator"s guide to tire failures
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investigator"s guide to tire failures by R. J. Grogan

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Published by Institute of Police Technology and Management in Jacksonville, Fla. (4567 St. Johns Bluff Rd. S., Jacksonville 32216) .
Written in English


  • Tires -- Identification.,
  • Traffic accident investigation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementR.J. Grogan.
LC ClassificationsHV8077.5.T57 G76 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2450741M
LC Control Number87150408

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