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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.

September 20, 2016

Retread Tire for Regional Applications

Oliver Rubber Company launched the Orco HS Trailer, a trailer-position retread for regional applications and designed for cost efficiency

August 9, 2016

Workhorse Mixed-Service Tires

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has expanded its offering of mixed-service tires with the addition of the Workhorse lineup of tires.

July 26, 2016

Trac-Grabber Traction Device

The Trac-Grabber allows a driver to quickly and single-handedly get a vehicle unstuck from mud, sand, and snow using the vehicle’s own power.

July 22, 2016

Tread Depth Violations Highlight Tire-Focused Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Roadcheck inspection blitz this year focused on tires, and an analysis of inspection data shows that tread depth was by far the most common violation cited.

July 12, 2016

Armor Max Pro Grade MSD Tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber's Armor Max Pro Grade MSD tire is designed for use in construction, cement, dump and coal field trucks.

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