Shop Firestone for Truck & Bus Tires in Kankakee
Harvey Firestone learned the value of hard work and perseverance while growing 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 lower the price of basic goods and increase shipping times for perishable items. In addition to "Ship by Truck," Firestone worked to raise awareness for America's unpaved roads and undeveloped highway system. Firestone helped shape the transportation industry as we know it. His innovation and commitment to quality are alive in each Firestone commercial truck tire, from steer to trailer tires. Strengthen your fleet with Firestone's American ingenuity Find your application below to learn more about Firestone truck and bus tires for sale in Kankakee.
Bus & Coach Tires in Kankakee
Mile after mile and stop after stop. The wheels on the bus go round and round, 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. Find a nearby Firestone truck and bus tire dealer in Kankakee when you're shopping for bus and coach tires. Our inventory of bus tires includes coach, city, and highway bus tires. Firestone commercial bus tires are made for long-lasting performance and safety, thanks to details like flow-through grooves and cross-rib siping. Firestone bus and coach tires are crafted to such a high standard that when properly maintained and inspected, many can be safely retreaded to help you save on tire costs.
Distribution & P&D Tires in Kankakee
Local and regional P&D services contront all sorts of difficulties. Routes must be mapped out perfectly in advance. Vehicles need to perform without fail. Drivers must react to traffic, accidents, and unexpected Illinois weather conditions. Problems in any one of these categories could hurt profit and employee morale. For tires that work as hard as your team, go with Firestone P&D tires in Kankakee. 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 Kankakee Firestone P&D tire dealer can equip all wheel positions on your special service truck or van.
Less Than Truckload & Truckload Tires for Sale in Kankakee
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 Kankakee. Similar to P&D tires, less than truckload tires are ideal for moving small amounts of freight in urban environments, where resistance to abrasion and curbing is a must-have. For bulky loads, there are truckload tires. Truckload tires are specifically made to carry different load sizes, without compromises in tread wear, service life, and safety. We're positive that Firestone semi-truck tires are a notch above other truckload tires for sale around Kankakee. But only Firestone commercial tires are put to the test on the Firestone Farm—right next to where Harvey Firestone tried out his first commercial tire. Firestone less than truckload and truckload tires also have cost-savings built into them. Special features help protect the tire casing from damaging heat to boost safety, savings, and retreadability.
Truck Tires: Steer and Drive Tires in Kankakee
Let's transition to wheel position, now. We engineer heavy-duty tires for all wheel positions on a 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. 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.
If steer tires are like the brains of the truck, then drive tires are the body and muscle. Drive tires are workhorses. They grip the road to push you where you need to be. Look for aggressive tread blocks and biting edges for exceptional traction, plus superior tread compounds for ultra-long tread life. Contact your commercial tire dealer for more information and availability of steer and drive tires in Kankakee. 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 Kankakee
The average 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 urban alleyways, debris-strewn streets, and steep mountain passes. Your local Firestone dealer has severe service tires for sale in Kankakee that can defeat such conditions. We know what high-performance vehicles need to keep working in the conditions they face every day. The Firestone severe service inventory includes wide base radials, all-position radials, and extreme service drive tires for on- and off-highway applications. Whether you're working with municipal or construction fleets, you can find the right severe service tire with Firestone.
Kankakee Specialized Transport Tires
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 must work across applications to deliver equally rugged performance, regardless of wheel position or load size. That's why our variety of specialized transport tires in Kankakee includes drive tires, single and tandem axle trailer tires, plus options for steering, long-haul, and regional service—on or off the highway.
When you buy Firestone tires, Firestone's quality warranties, services, and support go where your fleet goes. Reach out to a certified Firestone TRUCK & BUS dealer to get the resources you want to truck from one job to the next. Our tires will get you there, and our network of more than 2,400 dealers will keep you moving. Compare commercial truck and bus tires online. Search by application, tire size, wheel position, or technology, like CARB Compliant or SmartWay-verified.