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The Full-Service Advantage at TA and Petro

Posted on 12/22/2016 by in fuel tires maintenance TA/Petro TA Truck Service

New HOS regulations are cutting into the operating efficiency of fleets everywhere. That’s why TA and Petro’s full-service advantage leads to better optimization of a fleet’s business. Your drivers can get fuel, get fed, and even get maintenance all in one stop. Better yet, FTS Plus+ offers a full suite of savings with TA and Petro.

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Preparing Your Truck for Winter

Posted on 12/1/2016 by in tires

Leaves are falling, there's a chill in the air and the days are growing shorter. That means it's time for winterizing your truck. Preparing your truck for colder weather can help you keep costs down and improve safety all winter long. Follow these simple tips to get your truck ready.

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4 Ways to Save Money on Tires

Posted on 10/26/2016 by in tires

Tire failures represent 25% of all breakdowns for over-the-road trucking. That leads to messed-up delivery schedules and the loss of driving hours, plus the safety concern for the driver stranded on the side of the interstate.

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Summer Tire Tips

Posted on 8/16/2016 by in tires Michelin

There's no avoiding the heat and the effects it can have on your commercial vehicle. While fuel is one of the biggest expenses for fleets, it's no surprise that tires are close behind, so make sure you do what you can to ensure you're getting the most out of your tires, especially in the extreme summer conditions.

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Goodyear Helps you Run on Workhorse Power

Posted on 7/19/2016 by in tires The Gold Program Goodyear

You've heard the saying about working like a horse, and Goodyear is here to help your truck run on a similar kind of power. Introducing Goodyear's newest tires: the Workhorse MSA and Workhorse MSD, both designed with new features that will have you convinced you're being pulled by real horse power. So pony up and give them a try. You won't be able to say no after seeing the difference in performance, even on the most rugged terrain.

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Michelin Makes Tough Even Tougher

Posted on 6/10/2016 by in tires

Michelin has continuously delivered some of the best quality tires for your commercial vehicle, and they are keeping the trend going with the release of the new MICHELIN® X® Works™ Z. This specialty tire provides the same guaranteed high-quality of the Michelin brand with even more benefits, including a 6-month worry-free Road Hazard Guarantee.

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More Bang for Your Buck With the New MICHELIN X LINE Energy Z Tire

Posted on 4/29/2016 by in tires The Gold Program

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is excited to announce the arrival of its newest industry-leading line-haul steer tire: the MICHELIN® X® Line™ Energy Z. The MICHELIN X LINE Energy Z continues to provide industry-leading mileage and even wear, while increasing fuel efficiency so you're getting the most bang for your buck.

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Limited Time Dunlop Savings

Posted on 5/13/2015 by Sommer Stein in tires

FTS Plus+ members are eligible to save $20 on Dunlop Commercial Truck Tires and $15 on Dunlop Unisteel Light Truck Tires on purchases made by July 31, 2015.

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#1 Fuel-Efficient Drive and Steer Tire Combination* Now Available

Posted on 5/1/2015 by Sommer Stein in tires

Goodyear's newest tire innovations have surpassed its competitors in the fuel economy segment, and you can save $25 on each one!

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Advantages of Retreading

Posted on 3/30/2015 by Mecca Howe in tires The Gold Program

Due to its many cost saving and environmental advantages, retreading has been popular for many years. The advancement of retread processes and products over the last 15 years has delivered measurable value to fleet customers. Retread technology has improved product quality, and is now paramount to a customer’s operations.

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