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Baltimore, Maryland 21230


How to Take Solid Care of Your Truck Tires

Here are ways that you can care for your truck tires.

If you’re a truck driver, you know that the tires are among the most vital components of your truck. If your tires aren’t given proper care, it can affect your fuel efficiency, safety, and performance overall. That’s why it’s important to stay on top of tire maintenance for your truck at all times. Here are ways that you can care for your truck tires.

Monitor Your Tire Pressure

Your tire pressure should be checked frequently. If your truck tires have too much or too little air, they can get worn out more quickly. To determine how much pressure your tires need, you can consult your truck manual for information on the subject.

Rotate Your Truck Tires

Your tires should be rotated often because it helps your tires wear at an even rate. When you even out how much your truck tires get worn down, you can help your tires last longer. Generally, you’ll want to rotate tires somewhere between every 5 and 8 thousand miles.

Clean Your Tires

When you’re out on the road, your truck tires are going to get messy, which is only natural. As dirt accumulates on them, the dirt will make friction against your tires and cause the rubber to get worn down more quickly. That’s why you should take some time and clean your tires every now and then. A basic solution of water and soap is sufficient for getting your tires clean.

Don’t Overload Your Truck With Too Much Weight

While truck drivers often want to load as much cargo into their trucks as possible, it’s important that you don’t overload your truck. If your truck takes on too much weight, the tires will be more pressured than usual, which will accelerate the rate of wear and tear. To avoid overloading your truck, you should determine the weight capacity your vehicle has, and be sure not to go over that limit.

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