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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.

5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy
5 Ways to Extend Tire Life and Improve Fuel Economy

April 7, 2015
Fuel efficiency and tread mileage go hand in hand. Here's one of those rare opportunities to whack two birds with one stone. By following these five easy...

ATA asks FMCSA to Eliminate Tire Underinflation Violation
ATA asks FMCSA to Eliminate Tire Underinflation Violation

May 21, 2014
There is no official definition of underinflated against which to write citations, so the cops have historically been sort of making it up as they go along...

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...

Ounces of Prevention Means Miles of Cure For Your Tires
Ounces of Prevention Means Miles of Cure For Your Tires

April 30, 2014
Unlike their human counterparts, dead tires do tell tales. And aside from underinflation and road strikes, the tales most commonly told of tires robbing...

Do We Worry Too Much About Inflation Pressure?
Do We Worry Too Much About Inflation Pressure?

April 8, 2014
Tire pressure monitoring systems have allowed us a peek into the secret life of tires, and revealed some astonishing details.

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...

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...

What Exactly Constitutes an Underinflated Truck Tire?
What Exactly Constitutes an Underinflated Truck Tire?

July 3, 2013
Why should we worry about defining underinflation? Because of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability)...