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Maintenance for you and your tires

June 18, 2021

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Land Line Now, June 18, 2021.

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Tires are the next biggest expense after fuel, so maintenance is important – but you also have to attend to maintenance of your health.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Canada’s ELD mandate is in effect, but there’s no enforcement until next year. Philips issues a recall on certain CPAP machines. And a villager with a torch finally gets his monster


II. Maintenance for your health: blood pressure

Blood pressure is an important indicator of your health – good or bad. But for truckers, it’s something more. The right numbers can get you a solid two-year medical card, while the wrong numbers could be bad news.


III. Maintenance for your truck: tires

The excessive heat that comes with summer doesn’t just damage and transform your tire. It can also lead to fires. We’ll explain how to best avoid “thermal events” and what to do if you find yourself face-to-face with a burning tire.


IV. When feds don’t, states do

For years, Congress has put off an important decision – how to fund highways in the future as fuel tax revenue declines. And that has pushed states to do some potentially problematic things.


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