retreads

Long live your tires, Part 2: Proper maintenance and retreading

Once you’ve chosen the most appropriate tires for your application, the potential for cost savings lies in maintenance. Improper inflation and poor rotation are the two primary causes of irregular tire wear. They’re also among the easiest to avoid.

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Dump the thump: Measuring tire pressure precisely is worth more than the time it takes

According to industry experts, thumping tires is a waste of time. Taking the time to ensure your tires are properly inflated will save fuel and extend your tire life.

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Super single sing-along

"I'm curious as to how many readers have direct experience with running single tires. Do they really pay for themselves, as some say, or are they a pain in the rear?"

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How to start and stick with a retread program

One prevalent frustration in the commercial tire industry is that many owner-operators remain suspicious of retreads. As a consequence, they lack a coherent used tire program – and experts say they simply are throwing money away.

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Retreads: Modern money savers?

Do you utilize retreaded tires in your operation? If not, you could stand to save money doing so, says an in-depth look at the issue on Overdrive sister site CCJ.

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The wrap on Continental’s custom LoneStar

Continental Tire's new Road-Show trailer, debuting at the Mid-America Trucking Show, deserved a high-custom-class hauler, so the company took its 2010 International LoneStar to the Mafia at 4 State Trucks...

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‘One Continental’ offers more than truck tires

Continental introduces a new hybrid-application driver tire, a tire-pressure monitoring system and an EOBR, leveraging different company competencies to help owners save.

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PHOTOs: Bridgestone’s retread process, tire maintenance and more

A pictorial tour through Bridgestone's La Vergne, Tenn., North American Manufacturing Education Center and retread plant.

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Bridgestone cites value of Ecopia-FuelTech combo

Bridgestone officials say the company has redoubled its focus on delivering value to "the boss," its commercial customers.

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Pride Gets Recognized

The Pride & Polish competition, now part of Overdrive’s Custom Rigs, rises to a new level this year with a national championship.

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