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What You Don't Know About Your Wheels Can Hurt You

There’s much more to wheel installation — and many more pitfalls to taking shortcuts — than you may think. If you haven’t reviewed your wheel installation procedures lately, here’s something to think about.

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Are Your Tires up to the Job?

Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand takes constant patience and vigilance.

Retreading to Maximize Casing Value

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.

What You Should Know About Tire and Wheel Balancing

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 National Tire Safety Week.

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.

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.

Toyo Offers More Sizes for M920, M149 Tires

Toyo Tires has expanded its M920 drive-tire and M149 Super Single tire lines, adding more sizing options for fleets.

Choosing Tires for On and Off the Road

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.

GT Radial Offers SmartWay-Verified Long Haul Drive Tire

GT Radial has introduced the GDL651FS long haul drive tire to the North American market, offering improved fuel economy, traction, and tread wear for long haul operations.

Maxion Unveils MaxSmart Wheel-Mounted Sensor

Maxion Wheels announced a new commercial vehicle connected wheel safety measure called MaxSmart, combining the company’s steel wheels with sensor technology to capture data for drivers and fleets.