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How to get the most out of your Tyres with great Truck Tyre Maintenance

Even though they are made to last, truck tyres do wear out over time. But this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t expect anything more than excellent service from them, especially if you follow our truck tyre maintenance advice.

Always do a visual inspection before your trip

Performing a thorough visual inspection of your truck’s tyres before any trip is the basis of a good maintenance mindset, and can be done as you’re inspecting the air pressure in the tyres.

Keep in mind to look out for bulges, abrasions or cracks, and be sure to check for sharp objects stuck in the tread, as they can cause damage to the tyre as you drive, and while you’re at it, check to see if your tyres’ treads are still looking good.

Check the pressure

If your tyres aren’t properly inflated, you’ll find yourself with wear issues that will quickly have a negative effect on your handling, fuel, economy, braking, and traction. This means that it’s incredibly important to check your tyre pressure at least every month.

When you do check for pressure, make sure that your tyres are cold, as warm tyres have increased pressure, and won’t give you an accurate reading.

Alignment and Balance

If you want to get the best possible lifespan from your tyres, it’s important to ensure that the tyres are perfectly aligned, as poorly aligned tyres will quickly start seeing irregular wear, which will not only wear the tyre down faster, but will also impact on your fuel efficiency and maintenance costs.

It’s just as important to keep an eye on the balance of your tyres. Normally you will start feeling vibrations or wobbling as you drive, which means you should get them checked out as soon as possible, as unbalanced tyres can reduce their lifespan, and is also mean bad for your truck’s suspension.

Repair when you can

If you’re looking for a dependable truck tyre retailer, truck breakdown service or fleet management that will keep you on the road for longer, visit our website, or pop in for a visit at our Campbellfield office in Victoria.

Ros Erickson

SBA Transport Pty Ltd

SBA Transport have been using Double D Truck Tyres as our sole tyre provider for in excess of seven years. During this time we have found the service they provide is second to none and the tyres are always of good quality and at a competitive price.

Nigel Schofield


Adtrans Truck Centre has been using the Boys at Double D Tyreright on Footscray for the last 4 years.  The tyres are well priced and the service calls are very prompt. We will continue to use them in the future.

Bill Logan

QUBE Logistics | Victoria

Qube Logistics (Vic) have had a long and ongoing  business relationship with DD tyres. We have always found them to be extremely professional and responsive in their service output and cost conscious in relation to their product range in all areas of tyres and wheels associated with our extensive heavy vehicle fleet. 


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