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Tire Selection & Maintenance Tips for Construction Fleets

Construction fleets face a special set of challenges related to proper tire selection and maintenance. Tips for tire selection and maintenance are shared.

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Doran TPMS Checks Trailer Tire Pressure in the Yard

Doran has launched the YardCheck 360 Wireless Gate Reader Tire Pressure Monitoring System, designed to monitor trailer tire pressure and temperature data.

Tire Maintenance: It’s Not Just Checking Tire Pressure

For proper tire care, it’s also important to make sure that each tire has adequate tire tread left and to check that the sidewalls have no cuts or damage.

Keep up the Pressure

Under-inflation is the leading cause of blowouts while contributing to poor fuel economy and premature wear. This is the second in a special five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

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.

Conduct an Efficiency Audit to Eliminate Waste in Your Fleet Budget

Reducing fleet costs is a constant, never-ending struggle for all fleet managers, especially since every aspect of fleet management revolves around money. In lieu of requesting additional budget dollars, one course of action is to stop the waste of existing dollars.It is estimated that, on average, 5-10% of a fleet’s annual budgeted dollars are wasted.

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.

Accu-Flate XL Tire Inflator

The AME International Accu-Flate XL is a handheld, digital tire inflator designed to measure, inflate or deflate tires on battery power.

A Double Whammy for Truck Fleets: Ticket ‘Inflation’ and ‘Malicious Compliance’

Ticket fees have escalated dramatically and there appears to be a trend toward "malicious compliance," all for the sake of generating revenue. It's not uncommon for multiple tickets to be issued for the same violation due to overlapping regulations and the 'latitude' of interpretation afforded to officers. Plus, officers are providing fewer warnings and increasingly citing minor infractions, especially equipment violations. Increased citations negatively impact a fleet's DOT rating under CSA.