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Understanding OTR Tires for Your Trucking Fleet

  • November 15, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Tire Service, Truck,
Understanding OTR Tires for Your Trucking Fleet

For commercial trucking fleets, proper tire selection can mean the difference between unnecessary roadside breakdown and increased profitability. Off-the-road (OTR) tires may be the best choice for fleets with frequent or continuous off-road applications to avoid the cost of repairs and maintenance. Understanding what OTR tires are and the specific types available will help fleet


Retread Tires: The Greenest Way to Stay on the Road

  • November 08, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Tire Retreading,
Retread Tires: The Greenest Way to Stay on the Road

In recent years, more attention has been drawn to the impact the transportation industry has on the environment, causing fleet managers to rethink how they can do their part for the planet. While retread tires have historically received mixed feedback from commercial truckers and passenger vehicles alike, advancements in retreading practices have paved the way


Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Truck Tires

  • November 01, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Truck,
Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Truck Tires

When it comes to commercial truck tires, the size and specification matter. To avoid unnecessary maintenance needs for your vehicle, you need to understand the exact type of tire it requires to operate as it should. There are many different elements that differentiate one commercial truck tire from another, and understanding each is the key


Top 3 Tips for Maintaining Commercial Truck Tires This Winter

  • October 25, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Tire Retreading,
Top 3 Tips for Maintaining Commercial Truck Tires This Winter

Keeping your commercial truck tires safe is a top priority year-round, but is especially crucial during the winter months. Roughly 17% of all vehicle crashes happen during the winter, and it’s important for fleet managers to prepare for the change in weather by ensuring their commercial tires are optimized for seasonal safety.   To get


U.S. Truck Tire Retreading Growth Projections

  • October 14, 2019
  • Tire Retreading, Truck,
Truck Tire Retreading Market to Show Impressive Growth by 2024

According to the market forecast, the U.S. truck tire retreading market is set to experience a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13% over the next five years. Top manufacturers contributing to the industry growth include Michelin, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Bridgestone, Continental, and many more. Both light and heavy commercial vehicle segments were


Tire Retreading Translates to Giant Environmental Benefits

  • October 11, 2019
  • Tire Retreading,
Tire Retreading Translates to Giant Environmental Benefits

Retreading tires is not only great for fleet managers looking to save money on their tire expenses: Doing so is actually a great way for commercial trucking operations to do their part for the environment. Tire retreading is one of the largest and most successful recycling programs operating in the United States today, and choosing


The Myth Behind Tire Retreads & Road Alligators

  • October 08, 2019
  • Tire Retreading,
Where Do Road Alligators Come From

While tire retreads commercial truck have historically been pegged as the culprits behind road alligators, recent studies have shown that this is actually not the case. In fact, one study performed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) analyzed a sample of truck tire debris found on the highways in five different U.S. states.


The Nuances of Proper Commercial Tire Maintenance

  • October 04, 2019
  • Tire Service,
The Nuances of Proper Commercial Tire Maintenance

As fleet managers work to extend the life of their tires and get the most from their commercial tire investment, the importance of a proper maintenance plan is more crucial than ever. However, there are many additional factors that can cause fleet managers to neglect their maintenance needs in favor of a perceived better bottom


Alignment Matters: Taking Vehicle Alignment for Granted Could Cost You

  • September 27, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Truck,
Alignment Matters: Taking Vehicle Alignment for Granted Could Cost You

Fleet managers failing to tend to their commercial truck maintenance needs can end up costing themselves thousands in unnecessary repairs. One of the most overlooked areas of commercial truck maintenance is managing proper vehicle alignment. A bad alignment can negatively impact every area of your commercial fleet from fuel economy to tire cost. The only


Where Do “Road Alligators” Come From?

  • September 20, 2019
  • Tire Retreading,
The Myth Behind Tire Retreads & Road Alligators

Commercial truck drivers all over the United States are familiar with the art of dodging debris on the road from blown-out tires (or “road alligators”). While many mistakenly believe that this debris is due to the use of tire retreads, fleets will be surprised to learn that tire retreads may not be the main culprit