Goodyear CheckPoint systems can now be leased

Goodyear is now offering customized leasing options for the CheckPoint drive-over reader that automatically inspects tire pressure and tread depth.

That, Goodyear says, makes CheckPoint more accessible to national account fleets through the U.S. and Canada.

When installed at the entrance to a fleet yard, the in-ground devices scan the trucks and alert maintenance teams about low pressure or worn treads.

Goodyear says the devices can slash the time to inspect a fleet’s tire depth and pressures by as much as 90%.

The CheckPoint devices already in service have inspected more than 1.5 million tires, and identified 126,000 potential issues.

Goodyear CheckPoint
Austin Crayne, Goodyear’s business development manager, demonstrates the Goodyear CheckPoint drive-over-reader device. (Photo: Jessica Yanesh/Goodyear)

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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