NHTSA Opens Probe Into DRV Wheel Defects

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 6:32 PM EDT) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday opened an investigation over wheel separation incidents involving DRV Inc. mobile trailers.

The NHTSA said in an online notice that its Office of Defects Investigation had previously requested that DRV, also known as Doubletree, inform it of all newly reported wheel separation incidents, and that the company has reported two incidents since October.

The investigation covers DRV products such as its Elite Suites, Mobile Suites and Select Suites travelers and their wheel components, according to the notice....
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