August 2020

6 Ways Truck Fleets Can Reduce Downtime

  • August 19, 2020
  • Truck,
6 Ways Truck Fleets Can Reduce Downtime

In business, time is money! Unexpected out-of-service events are extremely expensive, especially when they happen on the road. Any time that a truck has a flat on the road or experiences a mechanical breakdown on the road, it comes at a cost, not only in money, but driver safety and customer satisfaction. Here are six


COVID’S Impact in the Tire Industry

  • August 14, 2020
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
The Nuances of Proper Commercial Tire Maintenance

As of this post, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has ballooned to a whopping 17 million. Of that, more than 500,000 people have succumbed to the disease. North America, specifically the United States, has the most cases in the world. With the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic, no sector has been left unaffected. This


Getting tested for COVID-19 on the road

  • August 05, 2020
  • Articles, Road Service,
Getting tested for COVID-19 on the road

Truck drivers have been on the frontline providing essential services since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to do so. The good news is that unlike many other frontline workers, the chances of a trucker contracting the virus are very small if they have limited contact with others. However, the bad news is


Service Tire Truck Centers Purchases Highlands Tire & Service with Three Commercial Locations and a Michelin Retread Plant

  • August 19, 2020
  • News,

Bethlehem, Pa – July 24, 2020 – Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Highlands Tire & Service (HTS) with three commercial locations and a Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) retread plant.  Founded in 1943 and continually operated by the Highlands family, HTS of Carlisle, PA was one of the first


TIA Will resume training classes next month

  • August 31, 2020
  • Articles,
TIA Will resume training classes next month

The last few months have seen the cancellation of the Tire Industry Association’s training courses. Thankfully, with COVID-19 guidelines easing up in some locations, TIA has rescheduled the courses, including earthmover tire training, for the next few months.   TIA will be conducting the following courses: Automotive Tire Service (ATS), Commercial Tire Service (CTS), Earthmover