incorrect tyre pressure leads to increased tyre wear

Incorrect Tyre Pressure Leads to Increased Tyre Wear

Most people in the trucking industry know that incorrect tyre pressure leads to increased tyre wear and that tyre pressure and wear are intrinsically linked. What is a surprise to many, is the degree that as little as five-psi difference can make, especially on dual wheel sets.
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ensuring maximum tyre life

Ensuring Maximum Tyre Life

Correctly aligned wheels on trucks and trailers are paramount to ensuring maximum tyre life and minimum fuel consumption. Straight Wheels Truck Alignment at Rocklea has been helping truck operators keep their rigs running true since 1985.
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keeping tyres in optimal condition

Keeping Tyres in Optimal Condition

Tyre pressure control systems are an essential means of keeping tyres in optimal condition, reducing abnormal wear and the risk of other problems. However, while greatly reducing maintenance cost and time, these systems still need regular checks to ensure that they are operating correctly.
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a pioneer in A-double operation

A Pioneer in A-double Operation

The transport of bulk goods from rural areas to the ports has been revolutionised since the adoption of high productivity combinations, and the Woods Group was a pioneer in A-double operation, from the Darling Downs in Queensland to the Port of Brisbane.
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stopping tyre fires in trucks

Stopping Tyre Fires in Trucks

The prevalence of wheel end and tyre fires in the statistics tells us this is an issue which should concern any trucking operator, and it is important to look at technology as a way of stopping tyre fires in trucks. 
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looking for efficiencies

Looking for Efficiencies

A fleet like Hi-Trans Express is always going to be looking for efficiencies, but is also committed to operating a carbon neutral line-haul fleet by 2025 and is actively investigating ways to reduce its environmental footprint with operational efficiencies, such as those achieved with these new drive tyres.
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adaptation and development

Adaptation and Development

Over the past 12 years Hi-Trans has gone through a process of adaptation and development the system to work precisely to help improve fleet performance. PowerTorque talked to Andy Mickan, National Workshop Manager at Hi-Trans Express about using all of the data created by the truck and trailer assets to improve productivity in the business.
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covering all of the bases

Covering All of the Bases

Going down the fleet monitoring route requires an operation to commit to the system completely, covering all of the bases, and integrating any telematics system into the entire business. PowerTorque talks to Andy Mickan, National Workshop Manager at Hi-Trans Express about using all of the data created by the truck and trailer assets to improve productivity in the business.
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