Wheels

Car on asphalt road on summer day at park

Your vehicle’s tires are very susceptible to the changing of the seasons. Just as the cold weather during the winter decreases tire pressure, during the hot summer your tire pressure actually increases. The increase in tire pressure is due to two factors. The first being that during the summer time there is much more humidity… Read More


Have you ever taken a close look at your tires? There’s quite a bit going on there besides just the name brand of the tire. Most tires come marked with a code similar to something like this: P215/65R15. These tire sidewall markings can actually tell you everything you need to know about your tires! The… Read More


Folks often have the tendency to judge tire quality purely on the shape their tires are in, tread-wise. While this is often a good indicator of the condition your tire is in, there is another issue tires can face that doesn’t necessarily show in the tread. Dry rot. Dry rot’s biggest causes are from vehicle… Read More


Your fleet’s tires are crucial to your success. Quality tires can keep your vehicles on the road for longer, ensuring you can meet your customer’s stringent deadlines. So, when it comes time to outfit your trucks with a new set, you want to make sure they have the best tires. For fleet managers, the bottom… Read More


The horrible flapping noises. The wobbling steering wheel. The drooping tire. Nothing quite makes your stomach drop quite like realizing you have a flat tire. They rarely happen at a convenient time – first thing in the morning on the way to work, on the highway going home, on your family road trip. Once you… Read More


With spring in the air, it’s time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. For our ATV drivers out there, that means hitting trails and getting a little dirty. If you stored your ATV away for the winter, you’ll no doubt be itching to get out and take it for a run. Not so… Read More


No tire lasts forever – especially OTR tires used for construction, mining and other industrial activities. Because of the large amount of stress and responsibility these tires take on, it’s a safe practice to have your tires’ condition evaluated by a professional about every 1-3 months, depending on your site’s typical conditions. When it comes… Read More


Rain or shine, sleet or snow, your fleet needs to ready to roll all year round. Preventative maintenance and keeping up on regularly servicing your company trucks, vans and vehicles is the best way to your fleet running at full force. Obviously, as issues with vehicles occur they need to be taken care of as… Read More


The sometimes-rough conditions of rural farm fields present many hazards for the tires on your tractors and farm equipment. There are the odd rocks and debris as well as critters can rough up your tires. However, many farmers will agree that one of the most dangerous things can run into on the farm is stubble.… Read More


Construction, mining, industrial and other OTR (off-the-road) vehicles take on hard jobs. They are required to carry heavy loads, perform difficult tasks and work on treacherous terrain. As equally important as the operator controlling them are, no OTR vehicle could perform its job without good tires backing them up. OTR tires are special. They are… Read More