July 2019

How Are Commercial Truck Tires Manufactured?

  • July 18, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,

Keeping your commercial truck tires maintained for the long-term is something all fleet managers strive to achieve. Understanding the manufacturing process will help fleet managers and their drivers to better identify and avoid potential tire damage. The Parts of Commercial Truck Tires Commercial truck tires have seven main components, each working together to ensure the

Mismatched Duals Spell Trouble for Commercial Truck Tires

  • July 22, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,

In a dual assembly commercial truck, even the smallest differences between tires can cause major problems for fleets. From unnecessary replacements to lost productivity and profitability, mismatched duals should be on every fleet manager’s list of top things to avoid. Dangers of Mismatched Duals A dual assembly truck means that the load-carrying capacity of two

Preventative Maintenance to Improve Commercial Trucking Productivity

  • July 08, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,

Implementing a preventative maintenance plan for commercial trucking fleets is a smart way for managers to save money and be proactive about their repair and maintenance needs. Keeping up with a preventative maintenance schedule will also improve your fleet’s productivity as breakdowns become more infrequent. Read on to learn more about how to implement a

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Retread Tires for Commercial Trucks

  • July 01, 2019
  • Tire Retreading,

Not sold on retread tires for your commercial trucking fleet? While retreads may have historically received a bad reputation from decades ago, advances in tire retreading practices have made these tires a great, safe, and beneficial option for fleet managers. 1. Reliability According to the National Highway Safety Administration, “… retreaded tires are not inherently

When Should Semi-Truck Trailer Tires Be Replaced?

  • July 15, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,

Tires are consistently named as one of the top maintenance costs for commercial trucking fleets, and managers continue to search for ways to minimize this expense. One way managers can reduce the costs associated with an unexpected tire repair and replacement is by understanding the lifespan of their semi-truck trailer tires and planning their budgets