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First-timer Travis Graham Cleans Up at Rush Tech Skills Rodeo
First-timer Travis Graham Cleans Up at Rush Tech Skills Rodeo

December 15, 2015
The 2015 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo wraps up in San Antonio with the awards ceremony.

Why Do Wheels Come Loose?
Why Do Wheels Come Loose?

November 24, 2015
Investigations into hundreds of wheel separation incidents reveals that whether it was loosened wheel fasteners or failed bearings due to improper...

How Important are Balance and Alignment?
How Important are Balance and Alignment?

October 28, 2015
Fleets seem to run hot and cold on alignment and balance. Some swear by them, while others see them as unnecessary expenses.

Getting Your Cooling System Ready for Winter
Getting Your Cooling System Ready for Winter

October 21, 2015
As temperatures dip and the leaves change from green to yellow and red, it’s time to think about winterizing your trucks for the siege ahead.

Tracking Lifetime Tire Costs
Tracking Lifetime Tire Costs

September 15, 2015
We offer two opposing views on tracking tire costs. One holds that life-cycle costing is a waste of money and effort, and that close enough is good enough...

SmartWay List Swells with Cheap Chinese Tires
SmartWay List Swells with Cheap Chinese Tires

August 24, 2015
A massive influx of Chinese tires, some costing $100 or less, has flooded the U.S. EPA's list of SmartWay verified tire in the past year. What does this...

Preventing Irregular Wear on Wide-Base Tires
Preventing Irregular Wear on Wide-Base Tires

July 24, 2015
Do wide-base single tires wear differently than standard tires in dual assemblies? We address that question and give tips on how proper care of your...

When the Road Meets the Rubber
When the Road Meets the Rubber

June 29, 2015
Irregular or accelerated tire wear is annoying and expensive, but there's something else eating away at your expensive assets: the pavement itself.

Maintenance is Key To Retread Longevity
Maintenance is Key To Retread Longevity

May 28, 2015
TMC’s latest fleet tire survey shows retreaded tires are going longer and further than some may expect – but maintenance is the key.

It's National Tire Safety Week
It's National Tire Safety Week

May 26, 2015
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.