Truck Tire & Wheel 2016 Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Maintaining Wheels, Drums Requires Focus

Every fleet manager is interested in minimizing his fleet’s operating costs. But some fail to understand the importance of gaining every bit of service life out of equipment that’s economically possible? That’s true, of course, for trucks, tractors and trailers, but it’s also true for the parts that make up a fleet’s rolling assets. Some

TPMS & ATIS Protect Tires, Require Attention

Understanding the difference between tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and automatic tire inflation systems (ATIS), as well as proper maintenance for both systems, is an important part of supporting a well-run fleet. According to Al Cohn, director of new market development and engineering support for Pressure Systems International, “The function of TPMS is to alert

Fleets Still Benefit From Solid Retread Program

Even as consolidation continues within the North American retread industry, statistics show growth for those retreaders that are investing dollars every year into new processes, equipment and technology that benefit trucking fleets. According to Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau estimates, the number of retread facilities in the U.S. has decreased by half since 1990.

Getting the Most From Tire Suppliers

Fleet managers know all too well that tires are often one of their biggest expenses. Working with a trusted tire dealer can help fleets manage costs by obtaining quality products and services that are readily available – sometimes over several years (depending on the application) – and helping fleets choose the right tires and services