Types of Firestone Truck & Bus Tires for Sale in Thomson
Harvey Firestone grew up on a farm in the late 1800s. That's where he learned the power of perseverance and hard work. But he didn't leave his knowledge in the field when he became an adult. He carried it forward to have many successes in the transportation industry, especially in trucking. After WWII, Firestone championed the "Ship by Truck" movement to support faster shipping of perishables and lower prices for basic goods across the board. In addition to "Ship by Truck," he raised awareness for the nation's poorly developed highway system and lack of paved roads. Firestone helped construct the transportation industry as we know it. His commitment to excellence and innovation is captured in every Firestone commercial truck tire, from drive to trailer tires. Bring Firestone performance and ingenuity to your trucks and buses. Keep reading to learn more about various TRUCK & BUS tire applications and Firestone truck and bus tires for sale in Thomson.
Bus & Coach Tires for Sale in Thomson
Stop after stop. The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round...until they don't. Tires can't last forever, especially when they work hard carrying passengers and goods around the city or country. When you're shopping for bus and coach tires in Thomson, find your nearest Firestone truck and bus tire dealer. Our selection of bus tires includes highway bus, city bus, and coach tires. Firestone bus tires are designed for year-round performance and safety, thanks to small things like flow through grooves and individual traction blocks. In fact, Firestone bus and coach tires are made to such a high standard of quality that with proper maintenance and inspection, many can be safely retreaded to help you save on tire costs.
Distribution & P&D Tires for Sale in Thomson
Regional and local pickup and delivery services encounter unique challenges. Routes must be mapped out perfectly in advance. Vehicles need to operate at peak performance levels. Drivers must respond to traffic and road closures, on top of Georgia's chaotic weather. Problems with any one of these things could damage profit and morale. Choose Firestone P&D tires in Thomson for commercial tires that work as hard as your drivers. Our inventory 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 to support traction in all seasons. Your Thomson Firestone P&D tire dealer can equip all wheel positions on your special service truck or van.
Less Than Truckload & Truckload Tires in Thomson
Does your fleet haul bigger stuff, farther? Firestone has many semi-truck tires to choose from, including commercial less than truckload and truckload tires in Thomson. 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 service life, safety, and tread wear. We're positive that Firestone semi-truck tires are a notch above other truckload tires for sale around Thomson. 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 features help protect the tire casing from damaging heat to boost safety, savings, and retreadability.
Truck Tires for Sale: Drive and Steer Tires in Thomson
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. Steer tires are generally considered to be the most critical tires on a truck. They affect ride comfort and handling and have tread designs that wick water away for improved road traction. While all-position tires can also be used on the steer axle, steer tires perform the best as they are explicitly designed 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 hard workers. They grip the road to move you wherever, whenever. 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 Thomson. We have tread configurations that work across wheel positions and applications so you can get more out of your tires.
Severe Service Tires for Sale in Thomson
The average drive or steer 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, though, traverse debris-dotted streets, rocky mountain passes, and tight urban alleys. Firestone Commercial has ready-to-go severe service tires in Thomson that can stand up to these tough conditions. We understand the needs of high-performance vehicles and the conditions they face. 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 with waste or municipal fleets, you can get the correct severe service tire at Firestone.
Thomson Specialized Transport Tires
Some tires need to fall into more than one category of tire. They need to perform across applications and excel regardless of wheel position or load size. That's one reason our Thomson inventory of specialized transport tires also includes single and tandem axle trailer tires, drive tires, and options for steering, regional service, and long-haul—off or on the highway.
Firestone's warranty, service, and support go wherever your fleet goes. Talk with a certified Firestone dealer near you for the resources you need to keep trucking. Our tires will get you there, and our network of more than 2,400 dealers will keep you moving. Browse truck and bus tires online today. Search by size, wheel position, application, or technology, like SmartWay-verified or CARB Compliant.