Tires and wheels

BrakeSentry brake-stroke indicator

March 28, 2012

The brake-stroke indicators are designed to meet new safety requirements. The universal indicators fit on any vehicle equipped with airbrake chambers that have an exposed 5/8-inch diameter pushrod. They take about three minutes per wheel ...

Michelin Easy Grip Composite snow chains

March 28, 2012

The Michelin Easy Grip Composite snow chains have a new mesh style that improves traction on winter roads, the company says. The chains provide traction and lateral control and feature a reflective Night Vision Security ...

Bridgestone M770 and M799 tires

January 25, 2012

The Bridgestone M770 open-shoulder drive-axle radius model has a groove and block shape to resist lug base cracking and tearing and offers stone-rejecting platforms to prevent damage from stones. The M799 on/off-highway mixed-service radial has ...

Toyo M157 long-haul axle tire

January 25, 2012

The Toyo M157 free-rolling axle tire is made for long-haul operations. The M157 is EPA SmartWay certified with low rolling resistance compounds in the tread and sidewall, and a 13/32-inch tread depth that provides even ...

Tire-SafeGuard Tire Pressure Monitor system

January 25, 2012

The Tire-SafeGuard Dual-Tire Pressure Monitor & Equalizer wireless system monitors two tires via one device. The unit monitors individual pressure for both tires and transmits tire readings to the in-cab monitor, and its built-in equalizer ...

New Toyo commercial tire sizes

January 25, 2012

Toyo adds three new sizes of commercial tires: M122, size 285/75R24.5, and M608Z, sizes 215/75R19.5 and 265/70R19.5. The tires are all-position, drive-axle, free-rolling and on/off road applications. Toyo Tires www.toyotires.com

Peterbilt air disc brakes standard

January 25, 2012

Peterbilt has made front-axle air disc brakes standard across its entire Class 8 truck and tractor line. Also, Peterbilt has a Speed Control Management System that provides drivers with progressive, fuel efficient shifts while coaching drivers ...

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