tires

5 more things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

Costs of operation eat up a majority of an owner-operator business's revenue -- more on fuel, maintenance, tires, oil and food in this occasional series.

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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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Goodyear boosts tire availability

Steer, drive and trailer tires in the tire manufacturer's Fuel Max line will be available at TA and Petro locations in July 2013.

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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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Michelin releases X Line long haul tire

Michelin announced its new X Line Energy D tire on Aug. 22 at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

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Heat: Your tires’ No. 1 enemy

The folks at GITI Tire reminded us of this in their most recent newsletter, citing an article from the Saturday Evening Post that estimated 80 percent of tire failures were due to underinflation -- the article appeared in 1928, and "nothing has changed," the company said. It's a no-brainer, really, but how many times have you neglected to hit that inside tire in a dual pair with a needed dose of air because you were in ...

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Feedback: Online this month

ONLINE THIS MONTH/Connect with Truckers News online with Facebook; also featured is Gear Guide, including seat warmers and in-cab refrigerators.

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Michelin announces tire contest

Drivers using Michelin X One fuel efficient tires can register to win X One products in the tire maker’s contest, “Riding on MICHELIN® X One® Tires? Win X One Stuff!” The contest will run during November, after which the maker's tire experts will select five grand prize winners who will receive an X One tire jacket and an X One tire replica model truck and trailer. Other submissions will also receive prizes. To enter, drivers can fill ...

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