Search This Site

Showing Results 11 - 20 of 22
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...

Volvo Boosts Fuel Economy by the Power of Two
Volvo Boosts Fuel Economy by the Power of Two

August 23, 2015
Volvo's Adaptive Loading axle system turns a 6x2 into a 4x2 when the extra axle in the tractor tandem isn't needed. When it comes to fuel efficiency, 2 is...

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...

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.

What You Can Learn From Tires When You're Ready to Scrap Them
What You Can Learn From Tires When You're Ready to Scrap Them

January 13, 2015
Scrap piles call tell a lot about how fleets are using their tires and help reduce tire costs and improve miles to removal.

Are You Putting Enough Air In Your Steer Tires?
Are You Putting Enough Air  In Your Steer Tires?

December 9, 2014
If you are not running at least 105 psi in your steer tires, you’re running underinflated. In some cases, those tires may be in run-flat condition.

Getting the Most Out of Your Tire Program
Getting the Most Out of Your Tire Program

November 20, 2014
What to track in a tire program to make sure you’re getting the most out of every day they spend on the road.

Top Tools for the Tire Shop
Top Tools for the Tire Shop

October 29, 2014
Moving tire care in-house can save time and money - if you have the right tools.

Wheel-end Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes
Wheel-end Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes

June 24, 2014
A little extra diligence in the shop, or a bit of mechanical assistance, can help fleets avoid the irritants associated with loose wheel bearings, like...

Benchmarking Tire Programs: How Does Your Company Stack Up?
Benchmarking Tire Programs: How Does Your Company Stack Up?

May 13, 2014
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...