If transport matched tyre pressures to the tyre load, heavy truck tyres would be much more ‘road friendly’. Road damage is directly affected by the unit pressure on the road. NHVR PBS expert John dePont recently explained that the shearing damage that occurs when turning with multiple axles does not increase with load, but with the unit pressure, which is controlled by the tyre air pressure.
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A REVOLUTIONARY device designed to save fuel and slash emissions from large diesel engines is edging closer to becoming a commercial reality, according to its South Australian development company, HYDI.
Eleven transport companies across a diverse range of freight sectors and fleet sizes have signed on to take part in the operational phase of a groundbreaking safety study.