retreads

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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Tire Spec’ing

Keep your No. 2 variable expense to a minimum by spec’ing right.

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