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Reduce Roadside Violations, Improve Safety with Proper Tire Care

Posted by Jeremy Mikell on February 22, 2021 - 2:21 PM

Proper tire care and maintenance are critical to safety.

Driving on improperly inflated, worn out or damaged tires is dangerous and against Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations. The good news is potential tire-condition violations can be avoided.

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Retread Tires: The Process and Benefits

Posted by Tim Moore on July 11, 2017 - 8:04 AM

Why retread tires are popular

Did you know the production and use of retread tires saves the trucking industry more than $3 billion annually? As new tire prices continue to increase, fleet managers are searching for ways to reduce costs, while still operating safe and dependable vehicles. The use of recap tires is one solution fleets have found to combat this issue, and many are seeing benefits from utilizing them. Learn how retread tires are made, the benefits of using them and how to maintain them.

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Important Things to Know About Commercial Truck Tires

Posted by Becca Soard on May 19, 2017 - 7:47 AM

Heavy duty truck tire information

Tires are critical vehicle components because they connect trucks and trailers to the road and allow drivers to steer safely on diverse terrains. Since they play such an important role in vehicle operation, it can be beneficial for drivers to understand how to prevent wear and tear. Learn more about tire components and get helpful maintenance tips.

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Understanding Tire Pressure

Posted by Becca Soard on February 10, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Why tire pressure is important for heavy-duty vehicles

Before a truck hits the road, drivers perform maintenance checks to ensure that every piece of the vehicle is operating as it should. While testing components like the lights, batteries and brakes is essential, it’s important to not overlook the tires when doing a pre-trip inspection. Properly pressurized tires help support the load, optimize fuel efficiency, and keep the equipment and driver safe.

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