Hauling Industry News

Tire Monitoring and Inflation Systems Can Lead to Fuel Savings, Longer Tire Life

By Pulltarps Mfg | November 15, 2018

Tire failures remain the No. 1 reason for roadside assistance calls. And most tire-related problems come from underinflation as a result of leaks, punctures or just poor maintenance programs.

More than 85% of tire-related downtime is caused by underinflation, according to Aperia Technologies, which makes the Halo automatic tire inflation system. Underinflation also brings other costs: Tire life is compromised and fuel economy is reduced. Story by Steve Sturgess (Contributing Writer) / www.ttnews.com