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Truck tire inflation tips and tricks

Jason Morgan is the editor of Fleet Equipment. He has more than 14 years of B2B journalism experience covering the likes of trucking and construction equipment, real estate, movies and craft beer industries.

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“An engineer told me something early in my career–the tire isn’t what carries the load, the air is what carries the load,” said Jason Miller, national fleet channel sales manager, Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. Miller is keenly aware that tire inflation isn’t the most exciting topic in the truck tire world, but it’s definitely the most important. It impacts everything from efficiency and maintenance to safety.

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Now, as your fleet might have experienced a change in duty cycle and/or application, ensuring your tires are properly inflated is a basic operational best practice that needs your attention. Pre- and even post-trip inspections, as Miller recommends in the video above, must be properly executed and recorded.

For a deep dive into tire inflation best practices and a few cool maintenance tips and tricks, watch the video above for all of Miller’s insight.

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