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Tire Related Violations Issued by State in 2018

Apr 8, 2019 12:50:46 PM / by Brock Nicholson posted in Tire Pressure, TPMS, Blue Ink Tech, BIT TPMS, tire thumpers

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Last year DOT officers wrote 175,997 violations for tire related issues. Of those violations over 113,000 came from just ten states. Below are the top 3 tire violations issued in each state. Do you travel in these states regularly? If so, you may want to make sure your tires are up to par. Share some of your tire related stories in the comments below.

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Think Twice About Tire Thumpers

Apr 3, 2019 12:29:33 PM / by Brock Nicholson posted in Tires, TPMS, Blue Ink Tech, Blue Ink Technology, Tire Pressure Monitoring, BIT TPMS, tire thumpers

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When I was a kid, like a lot of other little boys, I loved Hot Wheels. I would play with those little cars for hours, ramping them off stuff, making little motor noises, and sliding them around doing impossible turns. I remember one day coming downstairs and excitedly telling my dad that we should get wheels like Hot Wheels had. My dad’s pickup had suffered a blowout a few days before, and he was in a bad mood about it. I thought we could get solid plastic wheels, and solve the problem forever. After all, my Hot Wheels never got flat tires.

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The True Cost of Being Overloaded

Feb 25, 2019 2:25:29 PM / by Brock Nicholson posted in Air Scale, Overloaded, Scale ticket, Overweight ticket, BIT Air Scale, Blue Ink Tech, Blue Ink Technology, Gross vehicle weight, truck scale

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In a perfect world, every truck would be filled to capacity on every run. Shippers would always have a door open when drivers arrived, and trucks would be loaded quickly and evenly every time. You’d never have to worry about things like axle-weights, and the only bears in the woods would be looking for picnic baskets.

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