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How Do You Know If Your Vehicle is Using the Right Commercial Truck Tires?

  • September 19, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Is your vehicle using the right commercial truck tires

Choosing commercial truck tires that suit your fleet’s performance needs can help your organization build efficiency in the long-term. Our experienced team at STTC is committed to helping you choose the right commercial truck tires for your fleet and ensuring the tires meet your performance requirements. And so within our latest post, we’ll explain how


Our Tire Retreading Experts Explain The Factors that Influence Tire Wear and Performance

  • September 14, 2018
  • Tire Retreading,
Factor that impact tire wear and performance

To mitigate the potential cost of replacing tires at less than optimal intervals and the potential safety risks in using worn tires, it’s important you learn more about the tire wearing process. Our tire retreading experts have decades of experience within the industry and we can help guide you in understanding more about the factors


Frequently Asked Roadside Assistance Questions

  • September 12, 2018
  • Road Service,
Frequently Asked Roadside Assistance Questions

In choosing a roadside assistance service, it’s imperative you gain a clear understanding of the value the service can provide in keeping your vehicle(s) rolling and the elements included as part of the service. Our team at STTC has many years’ experience providing superior quality emergency road services to fleet operators and their drivers throughout


How Old is Too Old for Tire Retreading?

  • August 31, 2018
  • Tire Retreading,
When is a Tire too old to retread?

Tire retreading is now helping companies across the commercial trucking industry to save thousands of dollars per miles driven on their vehicles. But one of the major concerns that many have with the tire retreading process is knowing when the tire is too old to go through the process for an effective result. In our


Mold Cure vs. Pre Cure: What’s the Difference Between the Two Tire Retreading Styles?

  • August 28, 2018
  • Tire Retreading,
Mold Cure vs Pre Cure tire retreading styles difference

When you’re considering tire retreading options for your fleet, you’re likely to run into specific questions: hHw long can a retread tire last? Where can I find quality retread tires? Etc. But perhaps the most important question to consider is: how is the retreading process completed? In this latest post, we’ll explain the differences between


How Fleet Owners Can Avoid Fraudulent Accident Claims

  • August 24, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
How Fleets can Avoid Fraudulent Accident Claims

Accidents can occur at any time on the road. Insurance fraud is a growing issue that is well recognized by fleet operators. But unfortunately, it’s also common for some criminals to make fraudulent accident claims. Can also be more common in certain geographical locations than others due to statutory variations that may allow exploitation. To


The New Technologies Being Deployed in the Tire Retreading Marketplace

  • August 22, 2018
  • Tire Retreading,
New Technologies in the Retreading Marketplace

Fleet operators are continually seeking ways to reduce the cost of their operations. One of the leading costs is tire replacement. Until recently, each time a vehicle’s tire was ripped or severely damaged, the owner would simply buy a new tire to replace it. But with significant advances in tire retreading, many operators are now


How Fleets Can Attract Better Truck Drivers

  • August 20, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
How Fleets can Attract better Truck Drivers

While driving on high-quality commercial truck tires and utilizing the best vehicles in the industry can help enhance driver performance, only by employing qualified professionals can fleet operators succeed over the long-term. In a perfect world, this means finding the most talented CDL-licensed professionals in the industry and providing each the ideal employment opportunity. Our


Tips to Keep You Safe And Extend The Life Of Your Commercial Truck Tires

  • August 17, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Tips to keep you safe on the road

Commercial truck tires are designed for the highest levels of durability and performance on the road, but it’s important that your team has a clear understanding of how to get the best from your tires and protect the safety of your drivers. Our team at STTC has significant experience in working with commercial truck tires,


Tips for Choosing the Right Commercial Truck Tires

  • July 13, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Tips for choosing the right Commercial Truck Tires

Most fleet operators are committed to selecting the highest quality, reasonably priced equipment for their vehicles. But oftentimes it can be difficult to find the right commercial truck tires for the latest trucks. Our team at STTC has decades of experience selling the highest quality commercial truck tires in the marketplace, and in this latest


STTC Highlights Shifting Trends in the Tire Retreading Market

  • July 04, 2018
  • Tire Retreading,
STTC Highlights Trends in the Tire Retreading Market

Bethlehem, PA-based STTC is now highlighting shifting trends within the retreading marketplace. The company has significant experience in the tire retreading industry and has begun showcasing data released from within the industry in 2018. Many top independent providers of tire retreads have become part of larger networks at Bridgestone, Goodyear, Michelin and other major tire


Solutions for Tire Retreading Companies Struggling to Compete Against Tier 4 Truck Tires

  • July 02, 2018
  • Tire Retreading,
Tire retreading companies compete tier 4

Truck retreading is a large industry in the United States. But in recent years, companies across the tire retreading marketplace have noticed a stagnation in their business as a result of low-cost tires being imported from across the globe, particularly in China. In this latest post, we’ll look at the scale of the challenge and


When is Wheel Balancing Required for Commercial Truck Tires?

  • June 29, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Wheel Balancing

We know that underinflation of commercial truck tires is one of the leading causes of fuel inefficiency within the modern fleet. But what about the impact of wheel balancing? Within this latest post, we’ll highlight the topic of wheel balancing and pinpoint the right time to initiate the wheel balancing process, as well as its


Our Experts for Commercial Truck Tires Explain 25 Ways Reduce Truck Fleet Costs

  • June 28, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
25 Ways to Reduce Truck Fleet Costs

Your truck fleet requires continuous assessment to ensure that you’re achieving full value for your money. Our experts for commercial truck tires at STTC are leaders in the fleet management field, and in this latest post, we’re highlighting 25 ways to reduce truck fleet costs. Maintenance Use a preventative maintenance program to minimize downtime and


The Benefits of Tire Retreading

  • June 06, 2018
  • Tire Retreading,
The Benefits of Tire Retreading

Commercial fleet operators are always looking for ways to reduce their expenditures and achieve higher returns on investment for their operations. We know that the cost of new tires is rising and this is part of the reason many fleet operators are now turning to tire retreading. Our team at STTC has many years’ experience


The Driving Habits that Can Extend the Life of Commercial Truck Tires

  • May 30, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Extend the life of commercial truck tires

Commercial truck tires are only able to perform as long as the vehicle owner maintains them effectively. And so it’s important to understand how to extend tire life and performance. Our team has significant experience in this area, and in this latest post, we explain more about how to extend the life of commercial truck


The Best Commercial Truck Tires in the Marketplace

  • May 28, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Best Commercial Truck Tires in the marketplace

Choosing commercial truck tires can take time and requires specialized knowledge of the available options. Our team at STTC has significant experience in this area of the marketplace, and within our latest post, we take a look at the best commercial truck tires available in the marketplace today.   Michelin XZE2   The Michelin XZE2


The Top 5 Reasons to Use Tire Retreading for Your Commercial Fleet

  • May 23, 2018
  • Tire Retreading,
Benefits of Tire Retreading

Commercial fleet operators must continually review the bottom line to ensure a full return on investment in their vehicles. Many utilizing options such as tire retreading as they look to consolidate their costs further in 2018. In this latest post, our team at STTC highlights the top five reasons to use tire retreading for your


Our Commercial Truck Tires Experts Highlight the State of the Industry

  • May 21, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Latests stats inthe trucking industry

If you’re considering entering the trucking industry, whether as a driver or an operator, it’s important to know more about the industry and the changes ahead. Our team at STTC has significant experience in the industry, and we’re known as experts on commercial truck tires and tire systems. In this post, we’ll highlight some of


What You Need to Know to Maintain Your Commercial Truck Tires

  • May 18, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
What You Need to Know to Maintain Your Commercial Truck Tires

Your commercial truck tires are critical to helping drivers maintain their safety on the road. And so it’s important that you know as much as possible about your commercial truck tires and their maintenance. Our team at STTC has extensive experience in this area of the marketplace, and within our latest post, we’re highlighting what


How Driving at High Speeds Affects Commercial Truck Tires

  • March 19, 2018
  • Articles, News,

The problem, as it turns out, is not the roads themselves – but rather the speeds at which a truck drives.  The majority of commercial truck tires are rated for 75MPH and have recommended inflation PSIs to match that speed.  Unfortunately, trucks do not always stick to 75MPH on highways. Many interstates in North America


Four Big Innovations in Tire Retreading

  • March 15, 2018
  • Articles, New Tires, News,

As a technology, tire retreading continues to advance alongside other shipping tech.  Retreading has existed for about a century, and every decade brings improvements:  Easier methods of retreading, better lifespans, and improved all-around results for owners. Today is no different.  Tire retreading is better than ever, with even more benefits to owners and fleet managers. 


How to Choose the Right Medium-Duty Commercial Truck Tires

  • March 10, 2018
  • Articles, New Tires, News,

Finding the right medium-duty tires can be  tricky, since “medium-duty” is such a broad category.  There are a lot of potential applications for trucking operations and to get the best performance from your tires you must select a tire designed for your needs. There is certainly no all-purpose answer here, but we can offer some guidance on


Get Even More Life Out of Your Tire Retreading with Proper Maintenance

  • March 07, 2018
  • Articles, New Tires, News,

As we’ve mentioned in this blog before, there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding tire retreading.  Some of these misconceptions have roots in earlier versions of the technology, from the 1980s, that did legitimately have issues.  Others, however, simply have no basis in reality – like the idea that retreaded tires have lower lifespans than


Understanding the Components of Commercial Truck Tires

  • March 02, 2018
  • News,

Modern commercial truck tires are actually more complicated than many people realize.  They’ve been engineered over the decades to stand up to incredible pressure, while still being able to travel for tens of thousands of miles before needing to be replaced or retreaded. Much of that is due to their construction, so in today’s blog, our


Five Things to Know Before You Purchase Commercial Truck Tires

  • February 28, 2018
  • News,

In trucking operations, one of the most critical purchases is often taken for granted – the type of commercial truck new tires to install. Truck tires are not all the same and making the right choice can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars per truck, while just buying the same brand or model of


Four Warnings That Your Truck Tires Need Attention or Tire Retreading

  • February 20, 2018
  • News,

There’s a lot that can go wrong with commercial truck tires on the road. However, most of the time, your tires will be showing you clear warning signs well before they fail. Paying  attention to these indicators can provide you plenty of forewarning it might just be time for some new truck tires or to


The Safety Record of Tire Retreading -The Facts

  • February 11, 2018
  • News,

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about commercial truck tire retreading, and it’s costing fleet managers as well as owner-operators a lot of money! There is still a widespread belief that retreading is somehow dangerous, lowers fuel efficiency, or otherwise isn’t cost effective – but that’s simply not true anymore. Yes, there was once


Four Ways Your Tires Can Affect Your Fleet Operating Costs

  • February 07, 2018
  • News,

With all costs of operating a trucking company going up, and fuel costs consistently volatile, fleet managers and drivers are consistently looking for ways to lower their costs. While often overlooked, a truck’s tires can have a major impact on their overall profitbility. Properly managed and maintained, tires can reduce costs – but poor choices


Service Tire Truck Centers Expands with Bedford, PA Location

  • November 29, 2017
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Earthmover Tires, Mobile Tire Service, New Tires, News, Road Service, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,

Service Tire Truck Centers Expands with Bedford, PA Location Service Tire Truck Centers, headquartered in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce the opening of our newest location in Bedford, Pennsylvania. Located at 1036 Industrial Avenue, Bedford, PA, the 48th STTC location, is conveniently located near the busy I76-PA Turnpike & Interstate 99 interchange. In addition


Service Tire Truck Centers Opens New Jersey Retread Plant

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers, headquartered in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce the opening of a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in Millville, NJ. This facility will increase STTC’s ability to service the southern New Jersey/Pennsylvania market with the brand’s high-quality retreading and related services to the intermodal industry. “STTC has a long track record


TRIB US Tour Continues with Service Tire Truck Centers

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

From the bustling industrial area of New Jersey, I made my way through rapidly changing autumn leaves in the heart of Pennsylvania and headed towards Service Tire Truck Centers’ (STTC) Michelin retread plant in York, PA.  STTC was founded in 1955 by Walt Dealtrey, Sr. as an independent Goodyear car tire dealer named “Bethlehem Tire &


Road Assist Launches After Hours Mechanical ERS

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

STTC is excited to announce that we have officially launched Road Assist After hours Mechanical Emergency Road Service at select Service Tech locations.  The added service further enhances STTC’s offerings to its customers driving more value to them and also creating a single supplier for tire and mechanical needs. Road Assist Mechanical Emergency Road Service


Service Tire Truck Centers Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers is celebrating its 60th anniversary.  Founded in 1955 by Walt Dealtrey, Sr., STTC started as an independent Goodyear car tire dealer named “Bethlehem Tire & Battery”.  The company expanded into the commercial tire business in 1967 when Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) was opened with a Bandag Retread Franchise in a




Michelin Launches Nationwide Truck Care Network

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

Michelin Americas Truck Tires  announced MICHELIN® TRUCK CARE™, a national network of mechanical service providers for trucks with dedicated fleet maintenance managers and technicians, along with standardized services that are audited by Michelin.  MICHELIN TRUCK CARE includes mobile maintenance visits, consistent nationwide pricing, an integrated fleet maintenance system and the assurance of high quality parts. 


Service Tire Truck Centers Adds Location in Myerstown, Pennsylvania

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers continues to expand, adding a new location in Myerstown/Bethel, Pennsylvania. To date, Service Tire Truck Centers has 44 locations. Located at 2350 Camp Swatara Road in Myerstown, the branch is conveniently located just off of the heavily traveled Interstate 78. The location will provide full mechanical services, including mobile and drive-in


Service Tire Truck Centers Installs Solar Energy Panels

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

STTC, which provides major brand new tires, Michelin retreads and tire related services to the transportation industry from Virginia to New Hampshire, has partnered with Hopkinton-based Solect Energy to install a 322 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy system at their Millbury, MA Michelin Retread Plant. A total of 1,313 solar PV panels were installed


STTC Certified as a Michelin Earthmover Performance Repair Site

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

The Michelin Earthmover division of Michelin Americas Truck Tires announced that since its inception in February 2013, the company has certified 11 Michelin Professional Earthmover Dealers into the Michelin Earthmover Performance Repairs program. These dealers have undergone the process of certifying their repair locations through a comprehensive audit. The program is designed to develop consistent,


Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) Releases “Road Assist App” For IPhones and Droids

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

STTC launched its Road Assist App giving commercial truck drivers and fleet dispatchers instant access to the closest STTC location. The App shows all locations and also the closest STTC location along with an easy dialing feature, address, and directions.  If the driver is located outside of the STTC servicing area, the Road Assist App


Service Tire Truck Centers Offering BATRF by Stemco

  • November 29, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers is now a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Stemco Inc.’s BAT RF. Maximizing tire life and improving fuel economy are pressing issues for fleet maintenance managers. Using technology to monitor tire pressure continuously can assist in both efforts. Stemco’s BAT RF system combines advanced sensor design, RFID and data management technologies


Michelin Offers Smartway® Verified Retreads

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is pleased to announce that three MICHELIN® retreads have been added to the SmartWay® verified technologies list and four are in the process of receiving SmartWay® verification. With SmartWay® verified dual drive and trailer treads and wide single drive and trailer treads, Michelin will have full coverage in SmartWay® retreads for


Service Tire Truck Centers Accredited to Repair Earthmover Tires

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers is now accredited to repair Earthmover Tires. Michelin, Tech International and STTC have worked together to create new industry standards and a sustainable repair process to ensure safety and quality in repairing earthmover tires. As the first company to receive this accreditation, STTC continues to invest and excel in the Earthmover


STTC Installs Hunter WinAlign® WT443 Alignment System in Avenel, Capitol Heights & Bethlehem Branches

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

STTC has installed Hunter’s newest WinAlign® WT443 alignment system at their Avenel NJ, Capital Heights MD, and Bethlehem, PA locations.  STTC already has Hunter alignment in their Harrisburg PA, Reading PA, Jessup PA, Seaford DE, Manassas VA, Richmond VA, Baltimore MD, and White Marsh MD locations.   Hunter’s WinAlign® alignment systems are specifically designed for heavy-duty truck, trailer and bus applications.  Hunter’s exclusive


Service Tire Truck Centers Chooses Trimble GeoManager to Enhance Customer Service and Improve Efficiency

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) is implementing Trimble® GeoManager across its fleet of vehicles. STTC has 40 locations throughout the Northeast, which offer new and retread tires, tire maintenance and Road Assist, a nationwide 24-hour, 7 day-a-week emergency road service. “Using Trimble GeoManager, we believe we can enhance our customers’


STTC Opens 4th Michelin Retread Plant in Millville, New Jersey

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

STTC is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Michelin Retread Plant in Millville, New Jersey.  This will be Service Tire Truck Centers 4th retread facility. Due to increased demand for quality Michelin Retreads and Service Tire Truck Center’s commitment to the highest level of customer service, STTC felt that opening another retread plant in


Service Tire Truck Centers Names New Service Trainer

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers announces the appointment of John “Frank” Washburn” as Service Trainer for the Northern Branches. In this role, Frank will ensure that STTC service technicians are up to date on training, and that branches are following STTC policies and procedures. Service Tire Truck Centers continues to invest in providing the most highly


Service Tire Truck Centers Now Offers Mechanical Services at Capital Heights, MD Branch

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers is proud to announce the opening of Truck Mechanical Services at the branch located in Capital Heights, Maryland. STTC continues to focus on growth in markets that are in need of service solutions. To assist with the growth of mechanical services in Capitol Heights, Branch Manager, Ken Shawyer, installed the newest


Service Tire Truck Centers Launches Newly Designed Website

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers is proud to release their redesigned website, STTC.com. Approximately six months ago, STTC enlisted Klunk & Millan to help re-establish and modernize the company’s brand image, including the company’s logo, website, and print materials. Since more people rely on the Internet for product and industry information, STTC knew they needed to


Service Tire Truck Centers Hires Two Earthmover Sales Managers

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers announces the appointment of two new Earthmover Sales Managers. Jeff Harrison and Sean Kraus joined the STTC Earthmover Sales Team early in 2012. Jeff Harrison, formerly a Service Tire Truck Centers Commercial Sales Representative, has been with STTC for 5 years. He has been steadily successful in the sales of medium


Road Assist Continues to Keep Vehicles Moving

  • November 28, 2017
  • News,

Service Tire Truck Centers continues to keep vehicles moving with Road Assist. STTC’s Road Assist Program provides nationwide emergency road service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. With STTC’s Road Assist, quick response is guaranteed within two hours of a phone call.  Not only does Service Tire Truck Centers


Get Back On the Road with Convenient STTC Truck Service

  • November 17, 2017
  • Truck,

Since 1955 STTC has been relied upon by people across the Northeast for a wide variety ofcar and truck service, along with services for heavy off-road working vehicles. We’re your local tire and mechanical truck service experts, and we have more than fifty convenient STTC locations ready to help. We’re dedicated to doing every job right,


Get Help Fast From STTC’s Mobile Tire Service

  • November 17, 2017
  • News,

STTC aren’t just the experts you can trust when you bring in your truck or other heavy working vehicle for new tires and repair services – we can also come to you!  Our 24-hour Road Assist™ mobile tire service is available at any time, just by calling 1-877-748-2825. In fact, if you’re within our service area and


Top Five Best Brands of Commercial Truck Tires

  • November 13, 2017
  • Articles, Mobile Tire Service,

With so many options in commercial truck tires, which brand(s) are best for your fleet?  Every STTC location stocks a wide variety of brands specifically so that we have more leeway in making recommendations.  Unlike other outlets that only partner with one brand of tires, we can suggest the right tire that fits the specific needs


All You Need To Know About STTC’s Road Assist™ Road Service Program

  • November 09, 2017
  • News,

If it’s the middle of the night, and your rear trailer tires just blew out, and you’re watching your profits evaporate, who can you call?  STTC’s Road Assist™ program! Our own road service program is designed specifically for the needs of working vehicles, helping get you back on the road and moving towards your destination – fast!  In


FAQs about Mobile Tire Service

  • September 14, 2017
  • Mobile Tire Service,

1. Q: Is there an age limit to casings? Answer:  No, for example, waste fleets (garbage trucks) typically will retread a casing with any age. (For our stock production we roughly cap the age at 10 years. I’d say roughly 75% of the tires we retread are less than 7 years to give you an


The In Depth Process of Repairing Earthmover Tires

  • September 13, 2017
  • Truck,

When dealing with commercial truck tires, repairs are a fairly easy process.  You start by cleaning the injury, then inserting a plug, and finally covering the injury area with glue, a patch. However, things are a different when you’re trying to repair earthmover tires.  When dealing with a tire that can cost thousands of dollars,


How You Benefit from Fleet Tire Service from STTC

  • September 13, 2017
  • Tire Service,

Why spend any more money on your tires and related services than you have to?  When you partner with a tire dealer like STTC to provide fleet tire service, you can save a lot of money on services which you’re going to need either way.  Further, a scheduled service contract means your maintenance will be


Is It Worth Having Your Commercial Truck Tires Balanced?

  • September 12, 2017
  • Road Service,

In passenger vehicles, the question of balancing tires is a no-brainer.  Of course, they should be balanced, and regularly.  However, when you bring up balancing in regards to commercial truck tires, it’s more complex. .  . There are clear benefits to balancing truck tire steers, but no consensus has formed that recommends the balancing of


STTC Helps Plant 817 Trees through Accella Tire Fill Systems’ “One Tote, One Tree” Program

  • September 11, 2017
  • News,

Accella Tire Fill Systems has teamed up with American Forests in creating the “One Tote, One Tree” green program. Through this partnership, Accella plants a tree for each tote of product sold. Service Tire Truck Centers is proud to be able to help with this awesome cause! Accella Tire Fill Systems has presented us with


Commercial Truck Tires FAQ’s – Service Tire Truck Centers

  • August 21, 2017
  • News,

Title: Most Frequent Asked Questions about Commercial Truck Tires. What is the availability – do you have tires in stock? We carry the full product lines of major manufacturers such as; Michelin, Yokohama, Cooper Roadmaster, Goodyear, BFGoodrich, and Uniroyal. Call any of our locations and our trained personnel will be able to recommend a product


How You Benefit from Fleet Service from Your Service Provider

  • July 29, 2017
  • Tire Service,

Why spend any more money on your tires and related services than you have to?  When you partner with a service provider to provide fleet service, you can save a lot of money by reducing road calls, destroyed tires, and potentially damaged equipment. Further, a scheduled service contract means your maintenance will be standardized, predictable,


Monaflex Repair Systems Provide Superior Vulcanized Repairs for Earthmover Tires

  • July 29, 2017
  • Earthmover,

Here at STTC, we specialize in adopting the latest state-of-the-art tire repair systems. We can help keep your tires on the road for longer and at lower costs. A perfect example of this is our Monaflex OTR Custom System, for vulcanization repairs of earthmover tires and similar large off-road vehicles.  With the Monaflex repair system,


How Mismatched Tread Depths Can Ruin Your Commercial Truck Tires

  • July 29, 2017
  • New Tires,

Given how much money it costs over the course of a year to keep a commercial vehicle’s tires in working order, any driver or fleet operator is going to want to minimize those costs.  Unfortunately, there’s one mistake we frequently see where people think they’re saving money, but they’re actually causing themselves more problems: Driving on mismatched


4 Reasons Why You Should Only Go to a Certified Truck Repair Technician for Your Service

  • July 16, 2017
  • Truck,

Chances are, there are few investments more important to your business than your working vehicles.  From independent drivers to commercial shippers, trucks are the backbone of their operations.  They must be ready and kept in top condition at all times to guarantee high reliability and low operating costs. So why risk that investment -and the profit


WHY THE CHEAPEST TRUCK TIRES ACTUALLY COST YOU MORE IN THE LONG RUN

  • July 16, 2017
  • Truck,

Since truck tires are usually one of the most-expensive items in any transportation budget, it’s no wonder that independent owner-operators and fleet managers alike are always looking for ways to cut those costs.  However, that does not mean that all tires are created equal!  Buying the cheapest tires you can find will often lead to


Preventative Maintenance for your Battery

  • June 17, 2017
  • News,

Batteries contribute to the overall performance of a truck.  “According to the ATA, battery and alternator problems are the third highest operating expense after fuel and tires. They also account for 11.7% of problems on the road.” Knowing how long a battery life is, what the state of charge is and the health of the


Four Reasons to Choose Tire Retreading Over New Tires

  • May 28, 2017
  • News,

There has been some controversy over tire retreading in recent years, with many raising concerns about retread’s safety and effectiveness. Undoubtedly, this is also somewhat due to tire retreading being partially unregulated, and therefore creating some variance in the quality of products on the market. However, the truth is this: When you have tire retreaded