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Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?
Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?

May 11, 2016
Industry statistics suggest only about 30% of fleets do wheel balancing, and even those fleets usually balance only the steer axle wheels. IMI Products says...

Aperia's Halo Finds a Home at Over 100 Fleets
Aperia's Halo Finds a Home at Over 100 Fleets

February 28, 2016
Rapid adoption of thousands of tractor bolt-on inflation systems follows more than 50 fleet tests, validating Halo’s performance and ability to drive...

Michelin Offers Uniroyal Tires for Commercial Trucks
Michelin Offers Uniroyal Tires for Commercial Trucks

January 13, 2016
The Uniroyal tire brand is moving into the commercial tire market with a product line aimed at cost-conscious owner-operators and small fleets, says Michelin.

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...

Coming Soon: Inflation Systems for Drive Axles
Coming Soon: Inflation Systems for Drive Axles

January 27, 2015
Drive axle inflation systems might not be the Holy Grail of truck maintenance, but they are in a position to cure a vexing problem. Tire pressure...

Keeping Your Wheels in the Game (updated)
Keeping Your Wheels in the Game (updated)

February 6, 2014
Back in 1984, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a regulation requiring that truck wheels be stripped of rust and debris before...

Getting the Lead Out of Tire Weights
Getting the Lead Out of Tire Weights

November 11, 2013
Beware the lead tire weight cops. They are out there and working in six states, with several more states looking at banning lead weights. Here's a look at...

Keeping Your Wheels On
Keeping Your Wheels On

October 15, 2013
There’s no mystery to why wheels come off trucks. The National Transportation Safety Board in 1992, and Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation in the late...

DLS Retreading Opens First ContiTread Franchise in South Carolina
DLS Retreading Opens First ContiTread Franchise in South Carolina

July 22, 2013
Continental Tire helps establish local South Carolina veteran retreader with the first first all-new ContiTread licensed truck tire retreading facility in...

Wheel-End Problems: Beyond the Obvious
Wheel-End Problems: Beyond the Obvious

July 2, 2013
Wheel-ends function as a system: the spindle, hub, and rim (or wheel), as well as the bearings and the fasteners, all work in concert to keep the wheels in...