tires

Partners in Business tip: Properly spec your tires

Smart tire spec’ing can save money in two ways: reducing tire cost per mile and fuel cost per mile.

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Staying ahead of the inspectors

Don't take any chances on your equipment passing inspection. This story, newly updated, rounds up coverage on a wealth of maintenance topics in Overdrive in recent years.

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New vid series on tire, brake maintenance

Accuride's series of how-to videos assist owners and techs in properly installing and servicing Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums and Automatic Slack Adjusters.

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The Roadcheck effect, take two: 10 toughest states for tire violations

Analysis of data from calendar year 2015 shows a marked "Roadcheck effect" for June inspections, much more pronounced than that seen in a similar 2014 analysis. Roadcheck 2016 is set for next week. Are you prepared?

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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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Goodyear rolls out mid-tier steer, drive, trailer tires

The first products in Goodyear's new, mid-tier Marathon line, the Marathon LHS, Marathon LHD and Marathon LHT offer long tire life, plus SmartWay-verified fuel efficiency and a high degree of traction, the company says.

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Long live your tires, Part 1: Proper tire spec’ing for containing costs

The first step in extending tire life starts with making sure the right one is spec’d for the application.

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Uniroyal rolling out budget-friendly truck tires

Uniroyal announced Wednesday the nationwide roll out of its line of budget-friendly commercial truck tires to the U.S. market.

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NACFE: Tires with low rolling resistance worth the investment

“Our study confirmed that low rolling resistance tires do get better fuel economy than standing singles,” says NACFE President Mike Roeth.

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BFGoodrich issues recall on nearly 130,000 tires

BFGoodrich is recalling approximately 129,000 commercial tires that were sold in North America, with 104,000 of those sold in the United States.

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