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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...

Tire Pressure, Fuel Economy and GHG Regs
Tire Pressure, Fuel Economy and GHG Regs

December 3, 2015
Should tire inflation systems be part of the new federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules? Trucking’s track record with pressure maintenance says yes. But,...

It's National Tire Safety Week
It's National Tire Safety Week

May 26, 2015
Tire maintenance plays a big role in fleet safety and efficiency. Now is a good time to remind drivers and technicians about the importance of proper tire care.

Tire Maintenance with Ryder's Scott Perry
Tire Maintenance with Ryder's Scott Perry

May 12, 2015
Ryder Systems has one of the most diverse fleets in the country, and one of the largest. Management of that fleet's tire assets falls to Scott Perry, vice...

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...

Coming Soon: Inflation Systems for Drive Axles
Coming Soon: Inflation Systems for Drive Axles

January 27, 2015
Drive axle inflation systems might not be the Holy Grail of truck maintenance, but they are in a position to cure a vexing problem. Tire pressure...

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.

Q&A: Al Cohn on Fuel-Efficient Tires, Footprints and Inflation
Q&A: Al Cohn on Fuel-Efficient Tires, Footprints and Inflation

November 25, 2014
We sat down with tire-industry expert Al Cohn to gain some insight into fuel-efficient tires. We asked about inflation pressure and how it relates to tire...

Top Tools for the Tire Shop
Top Tools for the Tire Shop

October 29, 2014
Moving tire care in-house can save time and money - if you have the right tools.

Nitrogen Tire Inflation: Still in the Game?
Nitrogen Tire Inflation: Still in the Game?

July 9, 2014
We don't hear much these days about nitrogen tire inflation systems for heavy trucks. They are still out there, and some users are reporting good results...

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