Goodyear

Schiotis named Highway Hero winner

Mike Schiotis, who saved a woman from a gun-wielding attacker, was named Goodyear’s 29th North America Highway Hero Award winner.

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Deep-treaded tire for improved traction

Made to last with a deep 33/32-in. tread to improve mileage and traction, the G741 MSD tire will be available in May in size 11R24.5, Load Range H. The tire’s cut- and chip-resistant and self-cleaning tread design is produced for oil field, mining, logging and construction applications. The tire also features tread block sipes to strengthen dry traction in wet, snowy and icy conditions. GOODYEAR TIRES, goodyeartrucktires.com

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CSA and Tire Basics

Stay out of trouble with the DOT through careful inspections and diligent routine maintenance.

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Goodyear starts truck care network

Drivers can access locations for on-highway truck and commercial tire service on a new website, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. says. The Uni-Maxx Truck Care website is part of a network that connects drivers to service locations. The site features a searchable map of Uni-Maxx locations, details of services and products at specific locations and details about the Uni-Maxx network. Read more at Uni-Maxx.

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Wingfoot opens tire service center

Commercial tire dealer Wingfoot opened a new Truck Care Center in Baytown, Texas, the Goodyear subsidiary says. The facility is located along Interstate 10 at exit 789. It has three service bays, one each for tire service, light mechanical work and oil changes.

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Proper Inflation

Maintaining the ideal air pressure is the most important step in keeping tires in peak operating condition.

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Pilot Truck Care Centers renamed

Pilot Truck Care Centers adjacent to Pilot Travel Centers are being renamed Wingfoot Truck Care Centers.

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Local fame for Goodyear highway-hero finalist

The Gloucester Times of Gloucester, Mass., reported on the heroic achievements of one of the town's own this weekend -- Stephen Page, driver for Pit Bull Trucking, was on I-80 July last year near Clearfield, Pa., when he noticed fire along the roadside and inspected it to find a tractor pulling doubles on having run off the road and burst into flames. The driver was unconscious. Page, with the help of another driver, managed to ...

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Highway Hero finalists named

George Lantzy, Jesse Lee Seal, Stephen Page and Junichi Shimizu were named finalists for the heroism award.

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Tire with puncture-sealing technology

DuraSeal Technology uses a gel-like, solvent-free compound built into the inner liner of the tire that can seal punctures in the tread up to 1/4-inch without the need to repair the tire until it is retreaded.

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