PACIFIC GROVE, CA - With the worldwide downturn in the economy facing cities, towns, counties, states, provinces and even villages everywhere, it is more important than ever for fleet managers to pay attention to their tire costs.

Retreads can and should be the answer. Not only are retreaded tires very environmentally friendly, they are far more economical than comparable new tires. The larger the tire size the greater the savings. In fact, for most tire sizes retreads can cut your tire costs by 50% and sometimes even more! The safety and reliability of today’s top quality retreads has been proven by millions of vehicles throughout the world over billions of miles.

All major commercial and military airlines use retreads – even on the largest planes flying – as do fire engines and other emergency vehicles, school and municipal buses, taxi fleets, race cars, small package delivery services such as FED EX, UPS and even the U.S. Postal Service, along with all types of other commercial and passenger vehicles.

A U.S. Federal Executive Order (13149) even MANDATES the use of retreaded tires on selected federal fleet vehicles.There is a vast amount of objective information available to fleet managers who wish to research the many benefits retreads have to offer and much of it can be found on our web site,

Information about the true causes of tire debris (also known as rubber on the road & road alligators) can be found on this site.

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau is a worldwide association and our materials are all non-commercial and available at no cost to interested readers everywhere. We will be happy to send a CD and two DVDs to those who wish to learn more. Our latest DVD, Reputable Retreading, contains a virtual retread plant tour, along with testimonials from public sector fleet managers and is very convincing to those who are not certain about retreads.

We will also be happy to arrange a tour of an actual retread plant in your area. We encourage “doubters” to take a tour as we know how convincing it can be after one sees how much care goes into the retread process. You can do the taxpayers and the environmentalists in your area a favor by using retreaded tires on your public sector fleet vehicles.

Your agency can do well and good at the same time by making the switch!To order our CD and DVDs, to arrange for a retread plant tour or for more specific information please send an email to, or call our toll free number from anywhere in North America (888) 473-8732. From other parts of the world call +831-372-1917.