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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...

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...

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)...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Idle Smart's Battery Protect Ensures Engine Starts
Idle Smart's Battery Protect Ensures Engine Starts

March 9, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- The new Battery Protect system from Idle Smart continuously monitors battery voltage levels, and will automatically start and run a...

Eaton, Cummins Westport Pair ISX12 G with UltraShift Plus
Eaton, Cummins Westport Pair  ISX12 G with UltraShift Plus

March 9, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- To meet the demands of the emerging alternative fuel markets, Eaton and Cummins Westport now offer an integrated powertrain package...

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