Types of Firestone Truck & Bus Tires for Sale in Ellington
Hard work and perseverance were part of Harvey Firestone's upbringing. He grew up on a farm in the late 1800s. But he didn't leave his knowledge behind when he left the field. He carried it forward to have many successes in the transportation industry, especially in trucking. After WWII, Firestone fought for the "Ship by Truck" movement to help bring down the prices for basic goods and support faster shipping of perishables. Along with the "Ship by Truck" movement, Firestone worked to raise awareness for America's unpaved roads and undeveloped highway system. Firestone helped build the transportation industry we have today. His commitment to excellence and innovation is captured in every Firestone commercial truck tire, from drive to trailer tires. Strengthen your fleet with Firestone's American ingenuity Keep reading to learn more about various TRUCK & BUS tire applications and Firestone truck and bus tires for sale in Ellington.
Bus & Coach Tires in Ellington
Mile after mile. The bus goes and goes and the wheels go round and round. Until they don't. Nothing lasts forever, especially tires that do the hard work of carrying passengers around town and across the country. Turn to your nearest Firestone truck and bus tire supplier in Ellington when looking for new bus and coach tires. Our inventory of bus tires includes city bus, highway bus, and coach tires. Firestone bus tires are designed for year-round performance and safety, thanks to features like individual traction blocks and flow through grooves. When properly maintained and inspected, many Firestone bus and coach tires can be safely retreaded multiple times to save you money.
Distribution & P&D Tires for Sale in Ellington
Regional and local pickup and delivery services encounter all sorts of difficulties. Routes must be mapped out perfectly in advance. Vehicles need to be in peak operating condition. Drivers must respond to road closures, traffic, and unpredictable Connecticut weather. Problems in any one of these areas could damage profit and morale. Choose Firestone P&D tires in Ellington for commercial tires that work as hard as your drivers. Our product mix includes tires for local delivery service and regional hauling, with features like full-width steel belts and open-shoulder designs [content-text-3-12] with details like open-shoulder designs and full-width steel belts for traction in both wet and dry seasons. Your nearby P&D tire supplier in Ellington can equip any wheel position on your special service vehicle.
Less Than Truckload & Truckload Tires in Ellington
Does your fleet haul on a bigger scale? Firestone has many semi-truck tires to choose from, including commercial less than truckload and truckload tires in Ellington. Less than truckload tires are great for moving small amounts of freight in urban areas, kind of like P&D tires. They operate well in locations where resistance to curbing and abrasions is important. And for heavier loads, there are Firestone truckload tires. Truckload tires are specifically made to carry different load sizes, without compromises in safety, tread wear, and service life. We're confident that Firestone semi-truck tires stand apart from other truckload tires for sale in Ellington. Only Firestone commercial tires are tested at the Firestone Farm, which is right next to where Harvey Firestone tested his first commercial tire. Plus, Firestone truckload and less than truckload tires have cost-savings built-in. Special details help safeguard the tire casing from heat damage to increase safety, enhance retreadability, and save money.
Steer and Drive Tires for Sale in Ellington
Now let's talk less about load size and more about wheel position. At Firestone Commercial, we engineer hardworking tires for every wheel position on your rig, starting with steer tires. Some people would argue that steer tires are the most important truck tires. They affect ride comfort and handling and feature tread elements that wick water away for optimized road grip. Sure, all-position tires will work on the steer axle, however, you'll see the best performance with tires that are specifically constructed for the steer application.
You can think of steer tires like the brains of a truck, and the drive tires like the muscle and body. Drive tires are workhorses. They grip the road to push you where you need to be. Look for biting edges and aggressive tread blocks for superior traction, plus enhanced tread compounds for longer tread life. Contact your commercial tire dealer for more information and availability of steer and drive tires in Ellington. We have tread designs that work across applications and wheel positions, so you get the most out of your tires.
Severe Service Tires for Sale in Ellington
An everyday steer or drive tire? Its job is easy compared to the work of a severe service tire. On-highway tires enjoy long stretches of paved open road. Severe service tires, however, face rocky mountain passes, urban alleys, and debris-strewn streets. Your certified Firestone dealer has tough severe service tires in Ellington to match these harsh conditions. We know what high-performance vehicles need to keep working in the conditions they face every day. The Firestone severe service inventory includes all-position radial tires, wide base radials, and extreme service drive tires for both off- and on-highway applications. Whether you're working in construction or waste, you can buy the right severe service from Firestone.
Specialized Transport Tires in Ellington
It's good to have tires that are designed for one purpose, but sometimes you also need tires that can do more than one thing—and do it all well. They need to perform across applications and excel no matter the load size or wheel position. That's why our selection of specialized transport tires in Ellington includes single and tandem axle trailer tires, drive tires, and options for steering, long-haul, and regional service—on or off the highway.
Firestone's warranty, service, and support go wherever your fleet goes. Contact a Firestone TRUCK & BUS tire dealer near you for the information you need to truck on. Together, our tires and 2,400+ stores can get you to your destination. Shop truck and bus tires online now. Search by size, wheel position, application, or technology, like SmartWay-verified or CARB Compliant.