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May 26, 2017

Safety Tip: Tire Maintenance

In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, here are some tire maintenance tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

May 26, 2017

How to Maintain Your Tires

John Nielsen of AAA offers advice on tire maintenance. Video courtesy of AAA. For more tire safety tips, provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, click here.

April 18, 2017

Digital Inflator

Dill’s 7260 Digital Inflator Gauge Series has a range from 0-170 p.s.i. and digitally displays air pressure in 0.5 increments to help with inflating tires.

April 17, 2017

Grabber HD Tire

The Grabber HD is a heavy duty all-season tire for commercial light trucks and vans, which delivers long, even tread life, durability, confident traction, and handling.

April 17, 2017

Tread Rubber and Repair Group Puts Recommended Practices Online

The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers Group has completed additional recommended practices for retreading and repairing tires and is making them available online through the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau.

March 24, 2017

Pirelli Showcases U.S. Commercial Tire Lineup

Following its announcement last year that it would enter the commercial truck tire market here, Pirelli is showing its commercial tire product lineup at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 21, 2017

Lug Traction Drive Retread

Oliver Rubber Company’s Lug Traction Drive is a lightweight, open-shoulder drive-position tire retread for regional and urban commercial vehicles.

March 6, 2017

Tire PMs: Low-Tech Solutions for Cost Control

This six-part series covers essential processes needed for effective preventive maintenance. Despite so many high-tech options on the market, fleets must remember tried-and-true methods for an effective tire program. 

February 23, 2017

Commission Ends Tariffs on Truck Tires From China

The International Trade Commission upended the Chinese tire tariff investigation by voting against imposing tariffs on the products.

February 17, 2017

Tried and True Tire Repairs

Smart fleet managers understand that wringing every possible mile from a truck tire saves money. Which means that getting tires fixed properly after failures do occur is vital for both vehicle productivity and fleet profitability.

February 14, 2017

M920 Drive Tire

Toyo Tires M920 drive traction tire is designed for trucks that require all-season capabilities to deliver loads in any weather condition in regional applications.

January 24, 2017

Choosing Tires for On and Off the Road

There are still big differences in tire designs for on-highway and off-road tires, but newer designs make it possible to do a little of both.

January 4, 2017

Tire Anti-Skid Stick

The Manufacturer Direct Tire Anti-Skid Stick attaches to each wheel of a trailer acting as a clear visual indicator of a frozen brake.

December 20, 2016

Roadmaster RM272 Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company's Roadmaster RM272 commercial tire line is designed to withstand the demands of drop-deck trailers.

November 21, 2016

Tires are a Depreciating Asset: 10 Ways to Slow the Rate of Depreciation

As a wear item, tires are a depreciating asset. Your job, as the fleet manager, is to slow the rate of depreciation. Replacement tires as a cost category are a fleet’s second-largest operating expense, exceeded only by fuel. By maximizing tire tread life, you lower per-mile costs, resulting in fewer premature removals and optimizing the condition of tire casings, allowing for multiple retreads.

November 11, 2016

BestDrive Opens Cincinnati Tire Location

BestDrive, LLC, a commercial tire dealer and retreader, celebrated the opening of its newest location in Cincinnati.

October 24, 2016

Maximizing Truck Tire Tread Life

Excessive friction or uneven contact between the pavement and the tire will cause tread to wear away faster than you should. It’s important that you do all you can to keep your tires running straight and true.

October 24, 2016

Safety Tip: Responding to the TPMS Light

Here are tips on how to respond to the tire pressure monitoring system warning light.

October 18, 2016

Roadmaster Wide-Base Steer Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber’s Roadmaster RM332 WB is a wide-base steer tire designed for mixed service applications.

October 16, 2016

Resetting the TPMS Light

Do all your fleet drivers know what the TPMS light means? This video explains and goes through the steps of resetting the tire pressure monitoring system light. Video courtesy of Chris Fix. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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