May 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
Tire maintenance plays a big role in fleet safety and efficiency. Now is a good time to remind drivers and technicians about the importance of proper tire care.
Tags: TPMS, ATIS, Tire Inflation
April 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Fuel efficiency and tread mileage go hand in hand. Here's one of those rare opportunities to whack two birds with one stone. By following these five easy steps, you can improve your tread life as well as your fuel economy.
Tags: TPMS, TMC, Alignment, ATIS, Tire Inflation, Tires, Fuel Economy
May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Fleets spend tons of money on tires – so much, in fact, that bad tire management can become a competitive handicap. Find out how four well-run fleets run their tire programs to give their operations a competitive advantage.
Tags: Benchmarking, TMC, Tires, ATIS, Tires and Wheels, FedEx Ground
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Tire pressure monitoring systems have allowed us a peek into the secret life of tires, and revealed some astonishing details.
Tags: TPMS, TMC, ATIS, Tire Pressure, Tires
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Here's one more reason to fear the dreaded Arctic Vortex: It plays havoc with tire pressure. If you're based in North Dakota and your trucks never travel too far south or west, there's hardly anything to worry about. San Diego-based fleets running up into the Midwest and the Dakotas or vice versa could have a problem.
Tags: TPMS, ATIS, Tires
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Why are adoption rates for proven fuel-saving technologies so low? It looks like a classic case of stepping over a dollar to pick up a dime. Maybe “a lack of credible information on payback” means, “we don’t know how much this device will save us so we’re not going to buy it.”
Tags: Meritor, Wheels, PSI, ATIS, NACFE, Advantage PressurePro, Cascade Sierra Solutions, TPMS, Tires
September 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
There are lots or reasons not to embrace fuel-saving technology (some better than others), but validation exists for tire-pressure mitigation systems. And the payback is significant.
Tags: MPG, TPMS, Tires, ATIS, Inflation
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