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Are You Putting Enough Air In Your Steer Tires?
Are You Putting Enough Air  In Your Steer Tires?

December 9, 2014
If you are not running at least 105 psi in your steer tires, you’re running underinflated. In some cases, those tires may be in run-flat condition.

Preventing Irregular Wear on Wide-Base Tires
Preventing Irregular Wear on Wide-Base Tires

July 24, 2015
Do wide-base single tires wear differently than standard tires in dual assemblies? We address that question and give tips on how proper care of your...

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.

Volvo Boosts Fuel Economy by the Power of Two
Volvo Boosts Fuel Economy by the Power of Two

August 23, 2015
Volvo's Adaptive Loading axle system turns a 6x2 into a 4x2 when the extra axle in the tractor tandem isn't needed. When it comes to fuel efficiency, 2 is...

Top 3 Ways to Preserve Tire Life (And Value)
Top 3 Ways to Preserve Tire Life (And Value)

March 12, 2014
Still waiting for the million-mile tire? Don’t hold your breath, but we’ll probably see such a tire in our lifetime. For now, you’ll have to settle for half...

Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life
Improve Fuel Efficiency by Maximizing Tire Life

June 24, 2016
Tires contribute approximately 25-35% of a truck’s total rolling resistance. The less rolling resistance, the less energy it takes to move the truck. And a...

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.

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...

Choosing Tires for On and Off the Road
Choosing Tires for On and Off the Road

January 24, 2017
There are still big differences in tire designs for on-highway and off-road tires, but newer designs make it possible to do a little of both.

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...

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