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When it comes to commercial driving, there are few factors that add to safety and efficiency more than a good set of tires. Driving down America’s highways, remnants of ‘road gators’ (blown-out tires) dot the roadscape. Often resulting from separated belts and treads, these rubber relics represent expensive repairs, damaged vehicles, and late deliveries, all things that keep a truck driver or company up at night. Fortunately, many of these ‘road gators’ can be prevented with regular tire...
Local companies are the backbone of business operations across the globe. No matter what line of work you’re in, your small capacity fleet needs to be fitted with the proper equipment so you can get the job done with minimal interruptions. Pick-up and delivery companies, food and beverage operations, lawn care companies, service vans, and a variety of other small businesses need vehicles that can haul for short distances but stand up to urban wear and tear.
In 2017, 23% of vehicles inspected were placed out of service for mechanical issues like leaking wheel hubs, broken light bulbs, tread depth violations and faulty brakes. Improve your CSA score now by scheduling a pre-check inspection today at one of our mechanical service locations so you don't lose valuable points or put OOS if inspected during Roadcheck 2018.
Many of the Bauer Built Tire & Service Center locations are equipped to conduct the pre-check; plus our mechanics are able to pro...
From hauling materials into a manufacturing plant to getting goods to the market, long haul and regional hauling trucks have a high degree of stressors placed on their tires during their normal operations. Constant stopping and starting, frequent turns and other surface aggressions are a few of the factors that wear down regional haul truck tires in particular.
Any road trip in the next few months is sure to be interrupted by the dreaded summer work zones. While the warmer months are a great time to hop in the car and explore, they are also a time of peak road construction. Due to underfunding, there’s currently an $836 billion U.S. road construction backlog.
The challenges of mid-sized fleets in urban settings differ from those of fleets traveling cross-country on the open road. Companies with fleets consisting of box trucks and vans often have more to worry about when it comes to the longevity and care of their fleet’s tires.
It’s no secret that soil compaction by agricultural machinery is a primary component of damage in the field. Driving over the same spaces creates ruts and shear, which can take a toll on quality of the soil, water content, and production.
Keeping the tires on your vehicle well maintained can take a bit more than a simple rotation and balance. While weather and road conditions directly affect your tires, the maintenance of other parts of your vehicle can as well. Understanding proper tire maintenance and how malfunctioning parts within your vehicle can affect tire function is important, especially for those who often travel long distances.
Bauer Built is a family-owned company with a long history of exceptional service and support. With its continued focus on delivering exceptional customer service, the Bauer Built name has become synonymous with trust. But many of its customers think of Bauer Built only for tires yet we’ve been built on service …
Commercial tire casings have a significant value. Tracking and evaluating casing life and performance -“Cradle to Grave,” ensures the lowest cost per mile of your assets. At Bauer Built we utilize the full suite of Michelin’s Casings Asset Management Systems to accurately track and record all your fleet’s data.