Verify: Is Texas banning tires larger than 33 inches?

A viral Facebook post has some Texans fired up. 

Have you seen the post? It claims the state is plans to ban all tires larger than 33 inches.

Tire Article

 

With everything being bigger in Texas, a claim like this might sound unbelievable. 

KHOU 11's Verify Team took a closer look and this claim is FALSE. The post is actually a prank. 

Just another reminder that you shouldn't believe everything on Facebook. 

Verify: Sources 

A spokesperson for the Texas Department of Transportation

 

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