Matching Tires & Treads

Selecting the right product for your fleet's vocation/application is critical to getting the best overall performance and longevity out of your tires. Tire and tread suppliers are eager to share their expertise about available products so that you will make the best choices possible. You can assist tire suppliers and vendors by providing accurate details about your vehicles and the jobs they perform. Also take into consideration the goals of your tire management program and what you hope to achieve as far as service life, retreadability, residual value, and warranty. Fleet Owner presents its annual Truck Tire Application Chart on the following pages. It lists tires and treads from the leading manufacturers, along with manufacturer recommendations for 13 specific wheel-position and service applications.

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