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Getting tested for COVID-19 on the road

  • August 05, 2020
  • Articles, Road Service,
Getting tested for COVID-19 on the road

Truck drivers have been on the frontline providing essential services since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to do so. The good news is that unlike many other frontline workers, the chances of a trucker contracting the virus are very small if they have limited contact with others. However, the bad news is


A Perfect Storm – How Grocery Supply Chains Were Disrupted During COVID-19

  • July 07, 2020
  • News,
Supply Chains During COVID-19

Now, even a few months into the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis, consumers are still having difficulty finding many of the groceries and household supplies they need. However, in the first weeks of the crisis, shoppers who braved going into stores found themselves looking at aisle after aisle of empty shelves where essential products would normally sit.


Gear to help fight coronavirus in the cab

  • June 30, 2020
  • News,
Gear to fight coronavirus in the cab

Today during the COVID-19 pandemic, truck drivers rank as some of the country’s most essential workers as they keep supply chains moving for critical medical supplies and grocery items. It is crucial that their working environments be kept as safe as possible. While one might think that this would be a simple task given that


How to Optimize Performance & Protect Your Commercial Truck Tire Investment

  • June 15, 2020
  • News,
Commercial Truck Tire Investment

Truck tires remain one of the most significant investments commercial fleets can make, regardless of their size or specific application. By implementing a few key strategies, fleet managers can protect their truck tire investment and maximize performance to align with their long-term operational goals.   Top Tips for Optimizing Tire Performance & Longevity   Before


How to Protect Your Commercial Truck’s Battery Life & Avoid Breakdowns

  • June 08, 2020
  • News,
Protect Commercial Truck’s Battery Life

Protecting your commercial truck’s battery health is essential for keeping your fleet in safe operation. Not only is it crucial to understand proper battery care, but it’s also imperative that fleet managers know that not all batteries are created equal and some require different maintenance needs than others. Failure to keep your commercial truck’s battery


Why Mobile Tire Service Will Win the War on COVID-19

  • June 01, 2020
  • News,
Mobile Tire Service Win COVID-19

With many states across the nation currently under “stay at home” order due to coronavirus concerns, commercial fleets are among the essential workers still traveling the roads and steadily burning off tire tread. But without a physical tire shop to go to when tire troubles pop up, how can fleets expect to manage their tire


Main Factors Affecting Earthmover Tire Lifespan

  • May 25, 2020
  • News,
Factors Affecting Earthmover Tire Lifespan

Earthmover tires are built to withstand the rougher terrain associated with operating in more challenging and unpredictable environments. However, even the strongest tires can experience rapid wear-and-tear when not cared for properly. It’s imperative for fleet managers to understand what factors contribute to reduced tire lifespan so they can prevent premature wear-and-tear.   Main Factors


How to Buff & Polish Commercial Truck Aluminum Wheels

  • May 19, 2020
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How to Buff & Polish Commercial Truck Aluminum Wheels

Keeping your commercial fleet’s aluminum wheels in good condition isn’t just aesthetically appealing: It can protect against damage to your tires. Aluminum has the potential to oxidize and experience corrosion, which can lead to tire damage. Regularly buffing and polishing your wheels will help protect your tires while improving your fleet’s aesthetic. In this post


What Michelin & GM’s Uptis Line Means for Tire Retreading

  • May 05, 2020
  • Articles, Road Service, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
tire retreading

  Tires and tire retreading continue to top the list of fleet managers’ greatest budgeting concerns. From unexpected blowouts to premature wear-and-tear, semi-truck tires are one of the costliest components for any commercial trucking fleet.   But Michelin and General Motors (GM) are changing the way tires may impact a fleet’s future budgets by introducing


Michelin, GM Announce Airless Tires That Eliminate Flats & Reduce Waste

  • April 30, 2020
  • Articles, Earthmover Tires, New Tires, Road Service, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
earthmover tires

Michelin along with General Motors (GM) announced in summer of 2019 collaboration on a high-tech airless tire set to roll out on passenger vehicles as early as 2024. The tire’s non-pneumatic features make it a highly sought-after commodity for passenger vehicles, reducing the need for things like jacks and tire pressure monitoring sensors. Mirroring the