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Fear of tire wear doesn’t have to be a path to the Dark Side

If there’s one thing trucking publications like to harp on, it’s taking care of your tires so you can be sure you’re getting the most out of them. Hopefully, at one time or another one of these columns has brought about the inspiration to go have a look at those tires yourself. And, maybe, particularly

Truck tire wear darkside
What the Super Ball can teach us about truck tires

Remember the Super Ball? Invented by chemist Norman Stingley in the ’60s, these toys are known for their extreme bounciness, taking the classic rubber bouncy ball to much higher heights (literally). But there’s no secret spring inside. It’s made of just rubber like its classic cousin. So, what makes it bouncier? The answer, according to

How engineers figure out the right tread patterns for your truck tires

What if I told you your tire tread defines more than just the traction and rolling resistance of your tires? Tread patterns affect all kinds of performance criteria for your trucks, like traction and braking, tire removal mileage, fuel efficiency, maneuverability, noise, driver comfort, tire durability and resistance to stone retention and stone drilling. This

Are you retreading your truck’s tires to the right position?

Let’s say you retread a pair of new, premium steer tire casings. Where on your truck do they go next? The most common answer is probably the drive position. But what if you equipped them back onto the steer position? Bridgestone Americas’ Kyle Chen, brand manager of truck and bus radial tires for the U.S.

Triangle Tire plants working through Coronavirus pandemic

The four Triangle Tire manufacturing plants are now operating near full capacity after a lull created by the Chinese New Year and subsequent Coronavirus shutdown, the company reported March 18. “With much uncertainty about how the coronavirus pandemic will affect global tire production, we are grateful that the four Triangle plants are now operating at

The true truck tire costs of fuel efficiency

Here’s the thing: Tire manufacturers could churn out heavy-duty truck tires that are far more efficient than what’s available today, but you probably wouldn’t want to equip the trucks in your fleet with them. Yes, fuel-efficient tires are necessary to build your ROI in much of the heavy-duty trucking world. The trouble is, if a tire

Truck tire experts on regional application solutions

Fleet Equipment brought together seven tire manufacturers to talk about getting the best tire solution for regional applications.

Proper inflation means peak performance

As a best practice, fleets should utilize a properly calibrated pressure gauge at each wheel position to check tire pressure and adjust as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer.

The benefits built into truck tire sidewalls

Where the truck tire rubber doesn’t meet the road.

Medium-duty trucks will see safety benefits from integrating winter tires on all axles

The winter season might be months away, but now is the time for medium-duty fleets to start thinking about their choice of tire for when the rain, sleet and snow starts to pelt the pavement.

Choosing the right truck tire for the right application

Tires are increasingly being made to fit specific applications, and fleet managers should take notice when spec’ing new tires––there’s a lot to take in.

Technology in the world of truck tires

Technology is taking over the trucking industry. That much is clear across every aspect of the truck—from the state-of-the-art features of the engine to the tracking software that lets you know where your trailer is at all times. Naturally, it’s true for the tires as well. It might not be the most immediate area you