truck tires

Special edition from ‘the preacher’ on retreads

Harvey Brodsky of the Retread Tire Association stresses the importance of tire upkeep -- and a few related resources from Overdrive.

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Continental unveils three new truck tires, new ELD options

Offering a glimpse into the next decade of transportation in North America, Continental’s Paul Williams, unveiled three new truck tires designed to fit applications that are expected to grow in prominence through 2025

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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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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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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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Handle with Care

How to remove, repair, replace and rebalance your tires when they’ve been tread upon.

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Bridgestone introduces three new mixed-service tires

Bridgestone has introduced two new truck tires and a wide-based trailer tire, the company announced Aug. 26 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. The M799 mixed-service drive tire's primary use is on-highway service, but the tire can be used for occasional gravel applications.     The tire has an all-steel casing for durability and retreadability, and it comes with a stone-rejecting platform to prevent rocks from being trapped in the tread and drilling into belts. ...

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Tire Spec’ing

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

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