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Solid Skid Steer Tires or Pneumatic Skid Steer Tires?

  • January 31, 2023
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Solid Skid Steer Tires or Pneumatic Skid Steer Tires?

Skid steers were once only used on dairy farms, but they’ve made their entry into many different industries. A skid steer is a versatile machine that has many uses in landscaping, demolition, and construction. Technology is innovating how skid steers are used. Developments in tires have given operators more options, which lets these machines be


5 Best Semi Truck Financing Options of 2023

  • January 23, 2023
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
5 Best Semi Truck Financing Options of 2023

Financing a new semi-truck is often the only way most companies can make the purchase. Making sure you’re working with a reputable and reliable lender is key to getting the best loan. Before you look for the truck you want, check with different lenders to know their requirements and what your options are. Some lenders


Commercial Truck Tires Trends and Thoughts to Watch For My Fleet

  • January 18, 2023
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Commercial Truck Tires Trends and Thoughts to Watch For My Fleet

It’s always encouraging to see innovations in the industry. Many of the best products making their way into the commercial trucking industry are about enhancing value. Making your tires last longer while keeping costs in line with your budget is welcome news for every fleet. Mobile tire service is no longer a trend, but a


How Long Do Rubber Tracks Last on a Skid Steer?

  • January 13, 2023
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
How Long Do Rubber Tracks Last on a Skid Steer?

Rubber tracks give your skid steer more capabilities, so they are certainly worth the investment. If you’re trying to get the most out of your rubber tracks, know how long they should last and what you can do to extend their life. The average life span of rubber tracks is 400 to 2,000 operating hours.


Which Tires Wear Faster on Skid Steers?

  • January 10, 2023
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Which Tires Wear Faster on Skid Steers?

After fuel, tires are one of the biggest operating expenses on skid steers. Skid steer tires can last about 600 to 700 operating hours, more with good maintenance and less with poor operating habits. Generally speaking, the front two tires will wear more quickly than the rear tires, but depending on usage and surface conditions,


How to Select the Best Retread Truck Tire for Your Commercial Fleet

  • January 05, 2023
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
How to Select the Best Retread Truck Tire for Your Commercial Fleet

Retread truck tires are a smart, sustainable business option that can save your fleet a lot of money. The military, schools, ambulances, and aircrafts, all use retreads safely. The key is selecting a high-quality tire retreading service that analyzes and tests each tire before retreading. If you’re considering retreading your commercial tires, here are some


Can You Have Mismatched Tires on a Semi-Truck?

  • January 01, 2023
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Can You Have Mismatched Tires on a Semi-Truck?

Commercial trucks put a lot of miles on their tires each day, whether the truck is driven locally or nationally. Most trucks start out with new tires that are the same size and brand without any wear. As the truck is driven, tires don’t usually give out at the same time. If you’re replacing tires


How to Prevent Flat Tires on my Commercial Truck Fleet

  • December 29, 2022
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
How to Prevent Flat Tires on my Commercial Truck Fleet

As the price of commercial truck parts increases, you may be wondering how to get more life out of your current commercial tires. Although you may not be able to prevent flat tires, with good tire management and a strong maintenance program, you can certainly reduce the number of problems your drivers have on the


When Should I Replace the Tires on my Commercial Skid Steer Loader Fleet?

  • December 26, 2022
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
When Should I Replace the Tires on my Commercial Skid Steer Loader Fleet?

Skid steer loaders are designed to handle tough jobs, but with longer use, they can be quite hard on their tires. With skid steer tires costing $200 and up, you don’t want to be replacing them before their expected lifespan is up. On the other hand, the tires are important to your operator’s safety and


How Trucking Fleets Can Be Proactive with Tire Safety

  • December 22, 2022
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Tire Service,
How Trucking Fleets Can Be Proactive with Tire Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that tire failure causes over 11,000 accidents each year. This figure is almost a decade old, so while recent statistics aren’t available yet, it’s likely that the numbers are much higher today. Commercial tires are much bigger and heavier than car tires, so when your commercial fleet