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Quick Facts and Figures, Domestic Truck Tire Market

July 16, 2012

Quick Facts and Figures, Domestic Truck Tire Market

In its 2012 outlook, released in March, the Rubber Manufacturers Association predicted replacement truck tire shipments will be up 2 percent this year compared to last year, or 400,000 units.

Shop Repair In a CSA 2010 World

January 1, 2011

Shop Repair In a CSA 2010 World

The nationwide rollout of Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010 is underway, and it is changing the way fleets approach their maintenance. Under the new government-mandated system, violations found at roadside that didn’t accrue points in the past will count. As a result, it is likely that carriers will no longer wait until a truck returns to its terminal to take care of maintenance, which will boost over-the-road repairs.