Tires and wheels

BrakeSentry brake-stroke indicator

The brake-stroke indicators are designed to meet new safety requirements. The universal indicators fit on any vehicle equipped with airbrake chambers that have an exposed 5/8-inch diameter pushrod. They take about three minutes per wheel to install, the company says, without any special tools. The indicators are reinforced against breakage from vibration and impacts and require no maintenance. BrakeSentry brakesentry.com 828-285-0708

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Michelin Easy Grip Composite snow chains

The Michelin Easy Grip Composite snow chains have a new mesh style that improves traction on winter roads, the company says. The chains provide traction and lateral control and feature a reflective Night Vision Security System. The product, which comes with a storage case, also comes in various sizes and installs in two minutes, the company says. To determine the correct size, check the sidewall of the tire and refer to the Easy Grip Application ...

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Bridgestone M770 and M799 tires

The Bridgestone M770 open-shoulder drive-axle radius model has a groove and block shape to resist lug base cracking and tearing and offers stone-rejecting platforms to prevent damage from stones. The M799 on/off-highway mixed-service radial has an all-steel casing and an extra-deep cap and base tread. Bridgestone bridgestonetrucktires.com (800) 815-9793

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Toyo M157 long-haul axle tire

The Toyo M157 free-rolling axle tire is made for long-haul operations. The M157 is EPA SmartWay certified with low rolling resistance compounds in the tread and sidewall, and a 13/32-inch tread depth that provides even contact pressure distribution across the tread surface, reducing fuel consumption, the company says. The tire is available in sizes 11R22.5, 295/75R22.5, 11R24.5 and 285/75R24.5. Toyo Tires toyo.com (800) 442-8696

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Tire-SafeGuard Tire Pressure Monitor system

The Tire-SafeGuard Dual-Tire Pressure Monitor & Equalizer wireless system monitors two tires via one device. The unit monitors individual pressure for both tires and transmits tire readings to the in-cab monitor, and its built-in equalizer provides equal pressure to dual tires. Equalization shuts off when abnormal tire conditions are detected, and warning signals are issued. Tire-SafeGuard tiresafeguard.com 562-926-7123

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New Toyo commercial tire sizes

Toyo adds three new sizes of commercial tires: M122, size 285/75R24.5, and M608Z, sizes 215/75R19.5 and 265/70R19.5. The tires are all-position, drive-axle, free-rolling and on/off road applications. Toyo Tires www.toyotires.com

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Peterbilt air disc brakes standard

Peterbilt has made front-axle air disc brakes standard across its entire Class 8 truck and tractor line. Also, Peterbilt has a Speed Control Management System that provides drivers with progressive, fuel efficient shifts while coaching drivers to drive more efficiently; a new Model 382 vocational truck in both day cab and extended day cab versions; and an all-wheel-drive version of the Model 348 vocational truck. Peterbilt Motors Company peterbilt.com 940-591-4000

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