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.
You're probably wondering, "What's in the offing for the commercial tire and trucking industries this year?" The good thing is that the trucking and tire industries are leaving a relatively strong year behind and are starting out 2018 in pretty good shape.