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Improve Traction This Winter With Tire Chains

Tire chains provide your fleet with the extra tooth needed to navigate slippery roads safely in winter. Snow tires offer traction, but chains provide driving security on roads that aren’t regularly plowed or salted or where elevation changes can hinder road conditions. Here are some advantages to using tire chains and tips for proper installation. […]

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Don’t Skimp On Wheel-End Maintenance

Stay on top of wheel-end maintenance, and you’ll avoid costly repairs, road failures, and dangerous driving conditions.                        Types Of Wheel-End Systems Manually adjusted: Most common wheel-end system and individually adjusted. This system has adjustable fastening and uses traditional greasing and service practices. Pre-adjusted: Manufacturers are responsible for providing a preset preload amount during assembly and […]

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Pay Attention To Fleet Maintenance

It’s a basic concept, but fleet maintenance is often one of the most overlooked processes of operating a commercial fleet as a lot of focus is often on filling the delivery schedule. Create a care routine for your fleet, and you’ll prevent costly over the road repairs. Centralize Your Maintenance Schedule Your operators and staff […]

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Importance of Retorquing Lug Nuts, Especially on Commercial Truck Tires

Bauer Built Tire & Service offers commercial, retail and agricultural tires and related services across the Midwest. This video highlights the importance of retorquing lug nuts. Video here of tire techs.

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Heavy Duty Projects Call for Heavy Duty Tires

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. […]

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Selecting the Perfect Tire for Your Fleet

Every freight company’s tire needs are contingent upon the various applications of its respective fleet. While short-haul fleets do more city driving with constant stops and starts, long-haul fleets can spend up to 90% of their time on interstates. Every freight company’s tire needs are contingent upon the various applications of its respective fleet. While […]

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Essential Tips to Getting Your Truck Where It Needs to Go

The biggest fear of any professional driver is having complications with your vehicle that could lead to an accident on the road. For semi-truck owners, particularly independent owners and operators, constant and careful maintenance is one of the most important aspects of ensuring that you are able to complete any job safely and efficiently. Even […]

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Fleet Tire Retreading: Reduces Down Time, Augments Fuel Efficiency, Saves Money

Retreading tires is an excellent way to save money. Commercial and military aircraft industries save over $100 million annually by retreading, and the trucking industry saves more than $3 billion each year. The reason for the savings is easy to understand: retreaded tires cost less than new tires to manufacture, and they also sell for […]

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