Technology is advancing at a record pace, and taking over the trucking industry as well as the tire industry. It is taking over the trucking industry as well as the tire industry. People are talking about electric and autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence), some with hope, some with fear.
Farm tires certainly have come a long way since the days of solid rubber fronts and rears with steel wheels and molded rubber lugs. Today's farm tires are highly engineered marvels that carry incredible loads while treading lightly to keep soil optimum for healthy crop growth.
This is the time of year consumers begin thinking about winter tires. However, commercial trucks and their operations are radically different from cars, SUVs and pickups driven by consumers to get to work, the grocery store, the soccer field and the occasional trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house.