Shop Firestone for Truck & Bus Tires in Columbia
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 in the field when he became an adult. He carried it forward to have many successes in the transportation industry, especially in trucking. In the years after World War II, Firestone went to bat for a "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 as we know it. His innovation and commitment to quality are alive in each 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 Columbia.
Coach & Bus Tires in Columbia
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. Find a nearby Firestone truck and bus tire dealer in Columbia when you're shopping for bus and coach tires. Our selection of bus tires includes coach, city, and highway bus tires. Firestone bus tires are built for safety and long-lasting performance, thanks to small things like flow through grooves and individual traction blocks. Firestone bus and coach tires are crafted to such a high standard that when properly maintained and inspected, many can be safely retreaded multiple times to save you money.
Distribution & P&D Tires in Columbia
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 traffic and road closures, on top of South Carolina's chaotic weather. Ongoing issues in any one of these areas could damage profit and morale. For tires that work as hard as your drivers, choose Firestone P&D tires in Columbia. Our selection includes tires for regional haul and local delivery service, 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 provide traction in winter or summer. Your nearby P&D tire supplier in Columbia can equip any wheel position on your special service vehicle.
Less Than Truckload & Truckload Tires in Columbia
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 Columbia. Like pickup and delivery tires, less than truckload tires excel when transporting small freight in busy, urban areas where curbing and abrasion can be a problem. For the heavy stuff, there are Firestone truckload tires. Truckload tires are designed to support varying loads, without compromising service life, safety, and tread wear. We're convinced that Firestone semi-truck tires are a step above most other truckload tires for sale in Columbia. 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. Plus, Firestone truckload and less than truckload tires have cost-savings built-in. Unique features help shield the tire casing from heat damage to increase safety, enhance retreadability, and save money.
Steer and Drive Tires for Sale in Columbia
Now let's talk less about load size and more about wheel position. 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 impact handling and ride comfort 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.
You can think of steer tires like the brains of a truck, and the drive tires like the muscle and body. Drive tires work hard. 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 Firestone dealer with questions about drive and steer tire availability in Columbia. We have tread configurations that work across wheel positions and applications so you can get more out of your tires.
Severe Service Tires in Columbia
An everyday steer or drive tire? It lives an easy life compared to a severe service tire. On-highway tires usually travel on paved, bump-free roads. Severe service tires, though, traverse urban alleyways, debris-strewn streets, and steep mountain passes. Your local Firestone dealer has severe service tires for sale in Columbia that can defeat such conditions. We know the demands that are put on high-performance vehicles. The Firestone severe service inventory includes wide base radials, all-position 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 Columbia
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 selection of specialized transport tires in Columbia includes single and tandem axle trailer tires, drive tires, and options for steering, regional service, and long-haul—off or on the highway.
Wherever your fleet goes on Firestone tires, Firestone warranty, service, and support go with it. Contact a Firestone TRUCK & BUS tire dealer near you for the information you need to truck on. 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 size, wheel position, application, or technology, like SmartWay-verified or CARB Compliant.