Making the Case for Fuel-Efficient Tires

Truckinginfoby Jim Park, June 2013

You get 30% less tread on some fuel-efficient tires, they cost 15% less up front and they run fewer miles to take-off, but does the money saved on fuel because of the lower rolling resistance make up for the shorter overall life?

Many fleets are struggling with that question today. The answer is often anything but clear.

But don’t be too quick to blame the tires.

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