In the last 25 years, the light-truck segment has exploded…all you have to do is look around while you’re driving anywhere and note the number of Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Toyota and Nissan pickups on the road. While trucks were once work vehicles that hauled shingles and mulch and 2 x 4s, they’re now daily drivers for many people in the United States; they’re practical and tough, and offer creature comforts and amenities that were unheard of 30 years ago.
For most drivers, their trucks spend over 80 percent of their time on-pavement with only a very occasional venture off-road. For these drivers, all-terrain tires are a good fit, with an aggressive enough tread pattern for traction and performance off-pavement while still offering good road manners, handling and ride on the highway. At ...[more]