It Takes 30 minutes To Correctly Inflate The Tires On One Bus?

Do you have the time?

Fuel & Tire - Improve Operations

There are Just Not Enough Staff Hours in the Day to Properly Maintain Your Tires

We get it. That's why Fuel & Tire Saver Systems partners with bus fleets to make sure it happens. We optimize your performance by filling your tires with nitrogen and reporting on any changes over the course of the month.

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Time = Money For Your Fleet

When it comes to your fleet, you want to make sure that your tires aren’t costing you time & money. FTS Solutions save you time by:

Opening Bays for More Critical Maintenance Requirements

Reducing Actual Inflation & Inflation Maintenance Time

Reducing Time Spent Pumping Fuel

Reducing Unnecessary Tire Replacement & Maintenance

Maintaining Vehicle Uptime

It Just Adds Up.

Those extra minutes checking, maintaining and inflating make a difference.

Minutes

An 80 hour week + 20 hours overtime — that’s how much time is required to maintain the tires of a fleet of 100 buses.

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Safer

Underinflated tires are 3x more likely to be involved in an accident, according to NHTSA.

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Savings

Tires that are properly inflated pay for themselves in reduced wear, improved gas mileage and reduced personnel hours.

Gallons +

In a FTS bus study, we discovered we can save one bus 47 gallons in fuel economy.

The Risks vs The Benefits of Regular Tire Inflation Services

NOT Properly Performing Monthly Tire Maintenance

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    Poor gas mileage

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    Faster tire wear

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    Increased man hours for tire replacements

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    Potential FMC violation

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    Increased insurance costs

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    Flag in SAFER database

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    Safety risk

Nitrogen Inflation + Properly Performing Monthly Tire Maintenance

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    Improved gas mileage

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    Reduced tire wear

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    Eliminate man hours for tire inspection & maintenance

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    Reduced liability & insurance costs

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    Improved budgeting

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    Improved confidence in fleet

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    Quality maintenance records

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    Greatly reduced safety risk

Find Out How Your Fleet Can Save Time & Money Right Now

Too often, FTS arrives on site to find buses regularly operating at over 35% underinflation, risking lives and wasting money on tire expenses, man hours and gas mileage. It all adds up.

Let FTS provide you with an on site Fleet Analysis to see how your fleet performs and learn more about how FTS on site service can improve your fleet’s safety and efficiency.

FTS Services Means More than Time Savings for Your Team

Our proprietary mobile nitrogen tire inflation service vehicles provide you with consistent data and reporting to accurately and efficiently refine budgeting.

School Bus Tire Status Diagram

Vehicle Tire Life Map

Shows the on-vehicle tire inventory and expected tire replacement date. Eliminates premature replacement costs and promotes predictive replacement scheduling.

Tire Life Heat Map

Tire Life Heat Map

Shows tire life by vehicle, by tire position, for the entire fleet. Allows maintenance team to focus on near-team problem areas with confidence that the rest of the fleet is in good shape.

FTS MPG Improvement Chart

FTS MPG Improvement Chart

Through our proprietary tire management solution, we also track MPG improvement from our service, which provides a window into efficient bus operations.

Resources

Bluebird Nameplate With Tire PSR

Blue Bird Coach owners share their insights, experiences and recommendations with other members about vehicle weight, tires, pressures and wheels on this Wanderlodge Owners Group (WOG) forum.  Read more.
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Edmunds Employees Put to the Tire Pressure Test

Edmunds, the go-to automotive resource for car shoppers and industry specialists put its employees’ knowledge about tire pressure to the test with an Earth Day challenge to check their tire pressure and report back with their levels. See the results and the valuable takeaways here.  
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Tire Care and Safety Guide

U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association points out the eight essentials in tire safety, performance, and service life of passenger and light truck tires in this handbook. It also explores the anatomy of a tire and tire pressure recommendations and tips. Read more.  
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