Webb Wheel Launches Specialty, Vocational Business Unit

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January 13, 2015

What You Can Learn From Tires When You're Ready to Scrap Them
<p><strong>By the time a tire gets to the retreader, </strong><strong>its unit number and wheel position information may be lost forever. It&rsquo;s best to inspect the tire as it comes off the truck.</strong></p> Scrap piles call tell a lot about how fleets are using their tires and help reduce tire costs and improve miles to removal.

Webb Wheel Launches Specialty, Vocational Business Unit
Webb Wheel OEM launched its new Specialty Truck Business Unit focused on dedicated sales and service support for specialty and vocational equipment operators and OEMs.


Bridgestone Breaks Ground on Future Nashville Headquarters
Bridgestone Americas broke ground on the company’s new 30-story, $200 million headquarters to be located in the SoBro area of Nashville, Tennessee. The building is set to be completed in mid to late 2017.

NHTSA Officially OKs Non-Compliant Double Coin Tires
The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration officially notified CMA and Double Coin Holdings that Double Coin Tires missing a load rating sidewall marker are not a threat to vehicle safety.


Hankook Appoints New President of American Operations
<p><strong>Hee-se Ahn, President of Hankook Tire America Corp.</strong> <em>Photo courtesy of Hankook Tire.&nbsp;</em></p> Hankook Tire appointed Hee-se Ahn as the president of Hankook Tire America Corp., effective Jan. 1. Ahn will also function as the company’s chief operating officer for business operations throughout the Americas.

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Article Explores One Doctor's Foray into Truckstop Medicine

All That's Trucking: The latest blog post looks at how an old-fashioned country doctor is serving drivers at a Virginia truckstop.

Q. Are Reduced Stopping Distance (RSD) linings required on trailers?

A. No. Reduced Stopping Distance regulations only apply to tractor and truck units, not the trailer.

Busted! How I Got Caught Littering -- Or So it Appeared

Sometimes things aren't exactly as they appear. Was Equipment Editor Jim Park really caught throwing something out the window on an Ultimate Test Drive video? Read the On the Road blog to find out.

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Lonestar truck display.
Photos: McCandless Truck Center
This giant pickup truck was a custom project done by plant employees for fun. (Read more here.) The latest project is a custom fire truck.
Photos: Visiting Volvo's New River Valley Plant
The two Volvo I-Shifts are similar mechanically, but to the driver they operate much differently.
Photos: Volvo's I-Shift Dual Clutch
Three white 2015 ProMaster City cargo vans are ready to take on an obstacle course.
Ram ProMaster City Ride and Drive
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