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Yokohama Tire Releases Tire Tips Video Series for Drivers
What Drivers Need to Know About Taking Care of Truck Tires
What You Should Know About Tire and Wheel Balancing
Align the Truck Before the Need Arises

Align the Truck Before the Need Arises

Your tires will tell you if your vehicle is running straight and true. Don't wait 'till it's too late. Part 3 in a special National Tire Safety Week series.

May 31, 2017

Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run

Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run

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.

May 29, 2017

Don't Be Sidelined by Your Tires
Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?

Can Tire Balancing Save Fuel?

Industry statistics suggest only about 30% of fleets do wheel balancing, and even those fleets usually balance only the steer axle wheels. IMI Products says if fleets balanced wheels at every position. they could see fuel savings and gains in tire life that would return their investment in balancing compounds tenfold in the just the first year.

May 11, 2016

Continental Tire Sponsors Truck Racing Series
Frequent Inspections Save Tires

Frequent Inspections Save Tires

It seems the best you can expect from many drivers is a quick visual check that the tire is where it should be. Whether or not it's capable of holding air is another matter.

April 22, 2014

 Cheater Wrench Makes Easy Work of Tightly Torqued Wheel Nuts

Cheater Wrench Makes Easy Work of Tightly Torqued Wheel Nuts

The Cheater Wrench from DT Industries allows anyone driving a truck or other heavy-duty vehicle to remove their lug nuts and change their own tires. The Cheater Wrench is a torque-multiplying tool with a 78:1 turn ratio, making it easy to overcome the recommended 500 or so foot-pounds to which wheel lug nuts are supposed to be tightened.

November 4, 2013

Goodyear's Fleet Smart Program Levels the Tire-Buying Playing Field
Wingfoot Tire Network Being Rebranded as Goodyear
Goodyear Launches Smart Fleet Program For Owner-Operators Through Mid-Size Fleets
Michelin Launching OnCall 2.0, Offering More Than Emergency Tire Service
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