Tyres have a vital role to play in the smooth operation of a business and the way they are acquired can have a significant impact on fleet costs.
Just four patches of rubber keep vehicles on the road; looking after your tyres is vital for driver safety. Andrew Ryan and Sam Mace report
Manufacturers are increasingly removing spare wheels from cars to increase efficiency. But fleets want the ability to change tyres, reports Jonathan Manning
Showing customers the difference in stopping distances in loaded vans focuses fleets’ minds about their tyre options, says ATS group sales director Peter Fairlie.
Tyres can account for a third of a fleet’s total running cost, but this impact can be mitigated by an effective tyre policy. Alisdair Suttie reports.
Alisdair Suttie reports on the future for tyre technology over the next few years.
It’s a year since the EU launched its tyre labelling system,
we investigate what impact it is has had on
Steve Haigh, group transport manager at Rhodar, explains why removing tyres from his contract hire and maintenance agreement was a good move.
hen you consider that the only parts of a vehicle which actually touch the road are four areas of tyre each about the size of your palm, it can be too easily taken for granted.
It's helpful, but key criteria such as wear, dry braking and handling are missing.
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