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November 20, 2014

UMA announces tire sales member program

Motorcoach Tire Sales offers direct shipping from Toyo distribution centers to the operator's front door. This unique model streamlines the tire purchasing process and enables Motorcoach Tire Sales to provide aggressive pricing for UMA members.


August 12, 2014

Bridgestone, Peter Pan celebrate 75-year partnership

Six years after starting Peter Pan Bus Lines, Peter C. Picknelly reached an agreement with the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. to lease Firestone tires for a period of one year.The original tire lease contract signed in 1939 was given to the Picknelly family by Bridgestone.


July 15, 2013

IPA's tool compares diameter on dual-mated tires

The Tire Comparator (Type II) provides an easy method of ensuring mated tires are within tolerance.


August 20, 2012

FMCSA raises bus tire blowout awareness

Under specific circumstances motorcoaches utilizing the double-deck design may be susceptible to exceeding the tire weight limit when loaded with passengers and luggage at full capacity. These risks can be avoided by properly loading passengers and cargo, and increasing pressure in tires on the rear wheels.


April 24, 2012

Bus tire casing defect leads to Michelin recall

Company is voluntarily recalling 77,775 Michelin XZU2, XZU3 and XM505 bus tires due to casings that may experience a loss of integrity and rapid air loss.


December 17, 2009

Calgary Transit rejects use of snow tires on fleet

During a trial run, buses equipped with the special tires were still sliding and getting stuck in the snow.


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