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Need New Commercial Truck Tires? Check the New Releases from Yokohama

  • September 27, 2022
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Yokohama,
Need New Commercial Truck Tires? Check the New Releases from Yokohama

Yokohoma announced the release of the Yokohama 124R and Yokohama 505C, the two newest tires to its commercial truck tire lineup. The tires are now available in the U.S. and come with the 3-Peak Mountain Snowflake designation. If you are online and looking for “commercial truck tires near me”, there are a few key reasons


Tire Retread Management Technology Solutions

  • September 23, 2022
  • Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
Finding the Best Solution for Your Tires

Running an effective and efficient tire program could help fleets reduce costs and improve driver safety. The first step is to create a strong foundation for your tire program, which requires understanding and defining the types of products that fit the fleet best. That could include tire retreading and new tire purchases. It’s also essential


Don’t Forget About Regular Tire Rotations – Commercial Tire Balancing and Wear

  • September 20, 2022
  • News, Tire Service,
Don’t Forget About Regular Tire Rotations – Commercial Tire Balancing and Wear

Much like consumer vehicles, commercial tires wear unevenly. Unlike those vehicles, commercial tires are a bit more complex. Rotating tires is possible and beneficial, but it is essential to do it properly after carefully considering each tire’s current condition. “Where can I find a truck tire shop near me to help with this?” Turn to


Trucking Rules and Regulations to Watch in 2022

  • September 13, 2022
  • News, Truck,
Trucking Rules and Regulations to Watch in 2022

There’s much that could change this year. With significant changes likely in Congress, along with a prominent agenda from the White House, fleet owners need to remain aware of what could change in the world of trucking regulations to remain safe.  What to Watch for in 2022 Two key factors will remain a concern for


Wheel Separations Are Still Happening. Here’s How to Prevent Them

  • September 06, 2022
  • Tire Service,
Wheel Separations Are Still Happening. Here’s How to Prevent Them

Wheel separations are dangerous and can be scary. Yet, they are also fully preventable. So, why are they still happening? The focus on speed over safety is a common reason for this. There’s simply too much pressure put on mechanics and wheel installers. Getting the job done fast may seem important, but attention to detail


Be Sure Your Mechanics Are Validating Torque Wrenches Regularly

  • August 30, 2022
  • Mechanical Services,
Be Sure Your Mechanics Are Validating Torque Wrenches Regularly

Looking for tire repair services that you can count on? It is common to take your vehicle to a mechanic and assume they will do the work needed without question and to the best practices in the industry. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen.  Here’s one simple, but important, thing to check:  Be sure your mechanics


Easy Ways to Maximize Fuel Economy

  • August 16, 2022
  • Commercial Truck Tires, New Tires, Tire Service, Truck,
Easy Ways to Maximize Fuel Economy

With fuel costs continuing to rise, it becomes more important for fleet owners and drivers to make a conscious effort to reduce fuel consumption. You must take to the roadways to transport materials but finding ways to increase your fuel economy even in small ways can help keep costs under control. For example, making sure


5 Signs You May Need Truck Repairs in the Future

  • August 09, 2022
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Road Service,
5 Signs You May Need Truck Repairs in the Future

All trucks will need repairs down the road. Good maintenance may help reduce some of the more costly and emergency repair needs, though. Having a plan to manage your truck maintenance is key, but it is also helpful to ensure drivers fully understand common early warning signs that indicate the need for help sooner. Fortunately,


Inspect Tires Before Long-Haul Trips this Summer

  • August 02, 2022
  • Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
Inspect Tires Before Long-Haul Trips this Summer

Inflationary concerns, supply chain issues, and continued labor shortages could continue to weigh heavily on many fleets this year. Never before has it been as important to have properly inspected tires that last longer and reduce wear on vehicles. Before your drivers take to the road, ensure they are handling tire inspections thoroughly to minimize


Overcoming Tire Supply and Maintenance Woes

  • July 26, 2022
  • Mobile Tire Service, Tire Service,
Overcoming Tire Supply and Maintenance Woes

Current supply chain and labor concerns have many fleet owners worried about how they will keep quality tires on their vehicles and drivers safe. Most of the time, fleet managers don’t have to worry about tire access, but when there is a limited supply, that can create a ripple effect throughout the fleet.  Tires are