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Retreading to Maximize Casing Value

Tread patterns are available for any type of operation from low rolling resistance drive tires...

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 National Tire Safety Week.

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Keep up the Pressure

Inflation pressure should be checked with a reliable gauge at least weekly, and every time a...

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 series for National Tire Safety Week.

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Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run

Stay on top of tire inflation and most of your roadside failures will disappear. Photo from...

National Tire Safety Week is more for consumers and passenger car drivers, but given tires' third-place ranking in trucking fleets' operating costs, we figured a few timely reminders wouldn't hurt. This is part one in a five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

Got Questions

Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

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What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?

Wide-base single tires could start showing up on vocational trucks such as refuse haulers under...

Could the next round of greenhouse gas reduction rules push more fleets over to wide-base single tires? It seems likely, given not only their relatively low rolling resistance but weight savings as well.

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Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?

Stability control and collision mitigation systems depend on a fully functioning brake system...

With all the advantages provided by today’s advanced safety systems, what a shame it would be if they couldn’t live up to their potential because of poorly maintained foundation brakes or inadequate friction material.

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On the Spot: U.S. Xpress Max-imum Tech Competition [Video]

On the Spot: U.S. Xpress Max-imum Tech Competition [Video]

U.S. Xpress hosted its second annual technician competition in its Tunnel Hill, Georgia, facility. In this video, HDT's Deborah Lockridge explores how the competition keeps U.S. Xpress's technicians on top of the latest technology to keep the fleet's trucks on the road.