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Truck Tire Service is All in the RIST

Don't Skip Steps During Installation Process

Most commercial truck tire service technicians are familiar with the RIST process, which “is designed to recall the proper procedures when bolting a tire and wheel assembly onto a vehicle,” says Tim Stover, vice president of  strategic accounts for Erlanger, Ky.-based Bob Sumerel Tire Co.


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CSA and the changing face of truck tire service

CSA and the changing face of truck tire service

Between April 2001 and December 2003, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conducted a Large Truck Crash Causation Study to determine reasons for serious accidents involving vehicles over 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The results showed the majority of the crashes were caused by the driver, but lack of vehicle maintenance was also a significant factor.
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