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Love's adds Yokohama wide-base tires

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TY517 Yokohama Tire Corp.

FULLERTON, Calif. (May 7, 2014) — Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores L.L.C. is now offering Yokohama Tire Corp.’s wide-base single truck tires through the truck stop chain’s 191 Truck Tire Care locations nationwide.

The outlets will carry Yokohama’s TY517 (drive) and RY407 (trailer) tires in size 445/50R22.5, YTC said.

 “Now our fleet and owner-operator customers can get our ultra-wide-base tires and technology at more locations,” said Rick Phillips, YTC senior director, commercial and OTR sales.

“Love’s Travel Stops have been in business for 50 years and are open seven days a week, 24 hours a day to service fleets. This will assist in minimizing a driver’s downtime by having these products available when they need them the most. Plus, Love’s is a Yokohama SmartSolution-certified service provider.”

Love's has carried Yokohama-brand tires at its outlets since 2010.

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