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Retreading to Maximize Casing Value
Retreading to Maximize Casing Value

June 2, 2017
Retreading extends the life of the most expensive part of the tire, which lowers cost per mile significantly. This is part five in a five-part series for...

What You Should Know About Tire and Wheel Balancing
What You Should Know About Tire and Wheel Balancing

June 1, 2017
Balanced tires and wheels have been shown to save fuel, but balancing can also save tires -- and money. Part four in Jim Park's five-part series for...

Align the Truck Before the Need Arises
Align the Truck Before the Need Arises

May 31, 2017
Your tires will tell you if your vehicle is running straight and true. Don't wait 'till it's too late.

Keep up the Pressure
Keep up the Pressure

May 30, 2017
Under-inflation is the leading cause of blowouts while contributing to poor fuel economy and premature wear. This is the second in a special five-part...

Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run
Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run

May 29, 2017
National Tire Safety Week is more for consumers and passenger car drivers, but given tires' third-place ranking in trucking fleets' operating costs, we...

RoadCheck Begins: Don't Be Sidelined by Your Tires
RoadCheck Begins: Don't Be Sidelined by Your Tires

June 6, 2016
Vehicle inspections take on a little more significance during RoadCheck, which begins Tuesday. Tires are the special focus this year. Have a close look at...

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...

Frequent Inspections Save Tires
Frequent Inspections Save Tires

April 22, 2014
It seems the best you can expect from many drivers is a quick visual check that the tire is where it should be. Whether or not it's capable of holding air...

Goodyear's Fleet Smart Program Levels the Tire-Buying Playing Field
Goodyear's Fleet Smart Program Levels the Tire-Buying Playing Field

November 1, 2013
Goodyear's Smart Fleet Program provides full access to many benefits enjoyed by larger fleets, including premium Goodyear tires, published pricing, 24/7...

Research Identifies Barriers to Fuel-saving Technology Uptake
Research Identifies Barriers to Fuel-saving Technology Uptake

September 5, 2013
Lack of credible ROI information and reliability concerns are cited as major hurdles to wide-scale adoption of fuel-saving technologies such as 6x2s, idle...

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