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Truck Tires

Tires are one of a fleet’s most important assets. A truck's tries are literally where the "rubber meets the road." By managing a tire throughout its lifecycle – from selection to removal – fleet managers can make a big impact on the bottom line, all while making mobility more efficient for their fleet.

All About Truck Tires: Load Ratings, Sizes & More

Tires are more than “where the rubber meets the road,” and understanding sizes, load ratings, why ply no longer matters, and more is important for today’s fleet managers.

Importance of Proper Truck Tire Maintenance

By managing a tire throughout its lifecycle – from selection to removal – fleet managers can make a big impact on the bottom line, all while making mobility more efficient for their fleet.

How to Determine Tire Load Ratings

Tire load ratings must be followed when selecting a tire and wheel package. The tire must safely support a given amount of vehicle weight. If the load rating is insufficient, the tire may become overheated and can self destruct.

How to Manage Tires for Optimal Minutes and Miles

Truck tires lead multiple lives. Here’s how to make sure you get the most out of them, no matter which stage of life they’re in.

How to Maximize Retread Tire Life

Retread tires offer comparable performance to a new tire in a more environmentally friendly package. Here’s how to make sure they last.

Technology and The Tire

Technology has increased a modern truck tire’s useful life, overall fuel efficiency, and rolling resistance as well as helped reduce failures.

How Truck Tire Retreading Has Changed

Kevin Rohlwing has been in the tire industry for 37 years and has seen a massive shift in retread technology. Gone are the days of technicians eye-balling the tread on the casing. But he says the retread revolution is far from over.

TPMS or ATIS… or Both?

Having two systems at work to protect your tire investment may be better than having just one.

Truck Tires

Ryder Chooses Goodyear as Preferred Tire Supplier

Goodyear will become the preferred supplier of tires, retreads, and tire management solutions to Ryder System Inc.'s network of fleet customers across the U.S. and Canada beginning Jan. 1, 2021.