Winter is here with a vengeance, and winter driving adds another level of danger to an already tough job. Here’s some tips to help keep commercial truck drivers out of harm’s way this winter:
Experts predicted a hotter than average summer for most of the country and boy were they right, especially out West. Unbelievable! Dangerous for humans . . . and for tires!
We received this question recently on our Facebook page: “What are the keys to maintaining new tires to ensure the best on-road performance?
Having a well-synchronized air pressure maintenance program between your drivers and your shop should be the single most important element of your tire policy and is really the easiest to administer. It certainly will have the biggest impact on your fleet costs associated with tires, including: fuel consumption, wear life, irregular wear, etc.
A typical tractor trailer rig is sitting on a big investment in tires — $8,000 and up depending on the brand and whether there are retreads in the mix.
Is a scrap tire analysis program part of your fleet maintenance plan? If not, you’re leaving serious money on the table.
Want to help your fleet and owner operator customers get the most value out of one of their biggest operating expenses? It’s simple — help them establish a consistent tire air pressure monitoring program.
Want to get the most value out of one of your biggest operating expenses? It’s simple — check the air pressure in your tires weekly.
Double Coin tires deliver exceptional value for a wide variety of commercial applications, including trucking, construction, mining, ports and agriculture. Our goal is to provide valuable information for those working in these industries.