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Michelin Expands X One Line Energy T2 With New Trailer Tire

  • October 01, 2020
  • News,
Michelin X One Line Energy T2

Upgrade your fleet’s trailer tires with Michelin X One Line Energy T2   If you are looking to upgrade your fleet’s trailer tires, then you are in luck. French multinational tire company, Michelin, has recently unveiled their newest offering – the Michelin X One Line Energy T2. According to this leading commercial tire company, the

Yokohama Releases N-Speed Rated 115R All-Position Tire

  • September 24, 2020
  • News,
N-Speed Rated 115R All-Position Tire

New N-Speed Rated 115R All-Position Tire. Choosing the right commercial truck tires for your fleet can be tricky especially with the influx of new releases. While there is an argument for having a lot of options, the responsibility of picking the right tires for all your vehicles can easily give any fleet manager a bad

Trucking Can Set The Example In Pandemic Protection

  • September 17, 2020
  • Truck,
Trucking Pandemic Protection

Trucking Leads In Pandemic Protection At the time of this post, COVID-19 has swept the entire globe leaving few countries untouched. In the United States, almost seven million cases have been reported with 190,000 casualties. In this situation, trucking has been an example of pandemic protection.   There is no denying how this global crisis

Testing ground for driverless trucks

  • September 09, 2020
  • Articles,
driverless trucks

Despite the global crisis, there has been no shortage of exciting developments in trucking technology. Driverless truck Early in June of 2020, a grant was approved for the Indiana and Ohio Department of Transportation. This $4.4 million federal grant is to be used to prepare Interstate 70 for semi-autonomous and autonomous truck traffic. The driverless

Survey: how covid-19 has impacted fleet operations

  • September 04, 2020
  • News,
how covid-19 has impacted fleet operations

  For the most part, most fleet operations, 73% to be exact, were deemed an essential service by the government. Despite the severity of COVID-19 transmissions in the United States, 40% of the survey respondents believe that vehicle acquisition trends would remain unchanged in the next few months. Moreover, while 58% of fleets have adapted

TIA Will resume training classes next month

  • August 31, 2020
  • Articles,
TIA Will resume training classes next month

The last few months have seen the cancellation of the Tire Industry Association’s training courses. Thankfully, with COVID-19 guidelines easing up in some locations, TIA has rescheduled the courses, including earthmover tire training, for the next few months.   TIA will be conducting the following courses: Automotive Tire Service (ATS), Commercial Tire Service (CTS), Earthmover

6 Ways Truck Fleets Can Reduce Downtime

  • August 19, 2020
  • Truck,
6 Ways Truck Fleets Can Reduce Downtime

In business, time is money! Unexpected out-of-service events are extremely expensive, especially when they happen on the road. Any time that a truck has a flat on the road or experiences a mechanical breakdown on the road, it comes at a cost, not only in money, but driver safety and customer satisfaction. Here are six

COVID’S Impact in the Tire Industry

  • August 14, 2020
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
The Nuances of Proper Commercial Tire Maintenance

As of this post, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has ballooned to a whopping 17 million. Of that, more than 500,000 people have succumbed to the disease. North America, specifically the United States, has the most cases in the world. With the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic, no sector has been left unaffected. This

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.