tires

New vid series on tire, brake maintenance

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

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

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

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

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

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 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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Changing tires the old-fashioned way: ‘A Trucker’s Tale,’ part 3

Changing tires the old-fashioned way: 'A Trucker's Tale,' part 3

Part 3 excerpting Ed Miller's "A Trucker's Tale" memoir: "It is a wonder my brothers and I didn't get killed changing tires while we were young."

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General Tire celebrates 100 years with truck tires for every tractor-trailer position

General Tire celebrates 100 years with truck tires for every tractor-trailer position

With the launch of General HS, HD and HT tires , Continental Tire is re-emphasizing high durability at the lowest cost-per-mile with an intent to serve the owner-operator-to-100-truck small fleet market.

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