By following just a few rules, a tire’s life expectancy can be increased to create a substantial yearly savings.

“As a wear item, tires are a depreciating asset. Your job, as the fleet manager, is to slow the rate of depreciation. Replacement tires as a cost category are a fleet’s second-largest operating expense, exceeded only by fuel. Depending on the size of the fleet, poor tire management can be very costly to the company’s bottom line.…” Are depreciating tires an asset?