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5 Tips to Prevent Wheel Separation
5 Tips to Prevent Wheel Separation

December 23, 2015
Research into past incidents shows inadequate maintenance is the root cause of most wheel separation incidents.

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...

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...

Adopting Tire Inflation Systems
Adopting Tire Inflation Systems

December 9, 2013
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...

Why Balancing is Important
Why Balancing is Important

November 12, 2013
If you look at balancing from a life-cycle point of view, the value of extending tread life speaks for itself. There’s also casing integrity to consider,...

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...

Why Do Wheels Come Off Trucks?
Why Do Wheels Come Off Trucks?

October 7, 2013
We don't hear many reports of wheel separations anymore, but that doesn't mean we have solved the problem. Reliable estimates suggest unplanned separations...

Retreading Wide-base Tires
Retreading Wide-base Tires

October 4, 2013
Wide-base tires aren’t cheap. Not that duals are cheaper, but in a single wide-base tire you have an investment approaching the cost of a pair of standard...

The Magic Number
The Magic Number

August 6, 2013
How do turtles mate? Why are women’s shirts buttoned on the left while men’s button on the right? How did they build the pyramids? How much air should I put...

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