There are a lot of different expenses that go into keeping a commercial vehicle fleet of trucks, vans and cars well-maintained and running year-round. Things like fuel costs, oil changes, care and maintenance for everything else under the hood, insurance and tire changes – at the end of the year, all these expenses can add… Read More


This time of year, families all over the country travel for the holidays. It’s all “over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go!” However, a lot of times “over the river and through the woods” is quite literal. Driving on rural roads can be treacherous, whether the weather is on your… Read More


Here in the Midwest, and anywhere else for that matter, there is no more important piece of equipment for a farmer or anyone working in agriculture than their tractor. It’s the tireless workhorse, capable of doing or assisting multiple important jobs around the farm. So, it should go without saying that it’s crucial to keep… Read More


As much as we may not want to think about it, winter driving season is right around the corner. Freezing temperatures, icy roads and heavy snowfall all add up to extra driving hazards, whether you are taking a long trip, or running errands in your neighborhood. Get ready for winter driving with these simple winter… Read More


Winter driving presents serious challenges for your fleet, particularly in the Midwest or northern areas of the U.S. Freezing temperatures mean heavy snowfall and icy roads, which create dangerous road conditions and challenges for even the most experienced drivers. While it is impossible to avoid winter driving, preparing for your fleet will go a long… Read More


The MICHELIN® X® MULTI™ D is a next-generation regional driving tire that delivers the advantages of excellent tire mileage and superior scrub resistance and high performance traction. This regional drive-position tire is designed for performance with shorter, urban hauls.     The tread of the MICHELIN® X® MULTI™ D is comprised of multiple specialized rubber compounds. The bottom layer… Read More


Wheel alignment and tire balancing are two distinct services, which are each essential for maximizing the performance and service life of your tires. Alignment service can be referred to as tire alignment or front end alignment. This service involves adjusting the wheel position angle to match the recommendations of the vehicle manufacturer. Wheel alignment service… Read More


It is the job of a fleet manager to ensure the safety, efficiency, and profitability of their fleet. Rising costs impact every aspect of business, including transportation.  Taking care of your fleet is the best thing a business can do to get the most out of every trip and every gallon. Being consistent with regular… Read More


When tire life goes the way it is supposed to, your tires wear out all at the same time, after providing you with an optimal service life. When this happens, replacing tires is pretty straightforward – you buy a new set. Unfortunately tire life, like life in general, does not always go according to plan.… Read More


Summer heat can wreak serious havoc on your car battery.  Before you find yourself stranded in the hot sun, give some time and attention to summer car battery care. When temperatures climb, the battery’s current conducting grids corrode faster, reducing its service life. The rate of sulfation (sulfate development on battery electrodes as the battery discharges)… Read More