Al Cohn, Author at Tire Review Magazine - Page 2 of 3
Troubleshooting Truck Tire Issues

Optimize a fleet’s tire program with proper inflation pressure, tread wear education

Truck Tire MPG vs. Removal Mileage

Calculate the true cost benefits of mileage vs. fuel savings to create a win-win for customers

Comfort, Familiarity Still Count in Truck Tire Service

Examining what fleets want – and what they really need – from truck tire service suppliers.

Maximize Fleet Tire Removal Mileage

Staying ahead of irregular wear means understanding how and where it starts.

Tire Wear and Trailer Alignment

Improve fuel economy and maximize tire performance through proper trailer alignment

Fleet Tire Evaluation Basics

Help customers control their truck tire budgets by setting up a thorough evaluation process.

Selling Truck Tires to Small Fleets and Owner/Operators

Medium and large truck fleets have the tire dealer’s ear on an ongoing basis. But smaller fleets and own

Balance, Runout and Maximizing Tire Miles for Fleets

Irregular wear will increase when tires are out of balance, out of round, or not running true. With the price of tires continuing to rise, trucking fleets do not want to see their tire budgets go off the charts because of early tire removals.

What Today’s Trucking Fleets Require from Tire Suppliers

Trucking companies are in the business of hauling freight from point A to point B. They have a schedule to meet and they certainly don’t want to miss their deadlines be­cause of tire-related vehicle downtime.Just-in-time delivery schedules make it critical that fleets have a first-class tire program. Fleets are not experts in tires. They want

Tires and Other Important Factors That Impact Fleet Fuel Economy

Increasing vehicle fuel economy is the key to success in maximizing fleet profits while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The hot button for just about every fleet is to look at all viable options for both the tractor and trailer when it comes to fuel economy. As a tire dealer, understanding all these factors and how

Understanding – and Coaching Fleets – About Tires and Inflation Pressure

Commercial tire dealers need to understand the issues associated with the variations and fluctuations in tire pressure based on the many variables that affect tires on a day-to-day basis. Trucking fleets typically get caught up in why there are tire pressure variations during routine inspections – and it’s up to dealers to offer simple explanations.

The Real Effect of Speed, Load, Inflation and Age on Truck Tires

. These tables indicate the proper inflation based on load weight, but also are adjusted for various speed conditions.For every size commercial tire, there is a specific line item in these tables that lists the maximum tire load for inflation pressures typically ranging from a low of 70 psi up to 120 psi. The maximum