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Top Causes of Tire Violations and Premature Wear in Commercial Vehicles

Tire troubles are a leading cause for violations issued by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. Improper tread depth is the most common tire-related CSA penalty. There are six major factors that cause irregular and premature tire wear on commercials trucks and busses. These factors include: selecting the wrong tire for the job; inadequate air pressure, improper mounting; tire imbalance and alignment; worn parts and the driving habits of the vehicles’ drivers.