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Michelin unveils its most fuel-efficient trailer tire yet

  • October 27, 2020
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Michelin unveils its most fuel-efficient trailer tire yet

The fuel-efficient trailer tire is here As with most things, not all tires are created equal. While there are variants that provide a good bang for your buck, there are a few that may not be worth the upgrade.  As a fleet manager, we strive to keep you up to date on new tire offerings


Supporting the trucking sector on the road to recovery

  • October 20, 2020
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Supporting the trucking sector on the road to recovery

Supporting the trucking sector COVID-19 has wreaked havoc in most countries around the globe. At present, the pandemic has taken the lives of almost a million individuals. In the States, over 212,000 people have succumbed to the disease.  There is no denying the severity of the current health crisis.   However, more than the rising


Michelin Expands X One Line Energy T2 With New Trailer Tire

  • October 01, 2020
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Michelin X One Line Energy T2

Upgrade your fleet’s trailer tires with Michelin X One Line Energy T2   If you are looking to upgrade your fleet’s trailer tires, then you are in luck. French multinational tire company, Michelin, has recently unveiled their newest offering – the Michelin X One Line Energy T2. According to this leading commercial tire company, the


Yokohama Releases N-Speed Rated 115R All-Position Tire

  • September 24, 2020
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N-Speed Rated 115R All-Position Tire

New N-Speed Rated 115R All-Position Tire. Choosing the right commercial truck tires for your fleet can be tricky especially with the influx of new releases. While there is an argument for having a lot of options, the responsibility of picking the right tires for all your vehicles can easily give any fleet manager a bad


Trucking Can Set The Example In Pandemic Protection

  • September 17, 2020
  • Truck,
Trucking Pandemic Protection

Trucking Leads In Pandemic Protection At the time of this post, COVID-19 has swept the entire globe leaving few countries untouched. In the United States, almost seven million cases have been reported with 190,000 casualties. In this situation, trucking has been an example of pandemic protection.   There is no denying how this global crisis


Testing ground for driverless trucks

  • September 09, 2020
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driverless trucks

Despite the global crisis, there has been no shortage of exciting developments in trucking technology. Driverless truck Early in June of 2020, a grant was approved for the Indiana and Ohio Department of Transportation. This $4.4 million federal grant is to be used to prepare Interstate 70 for semi-autonomous and autonomous truck traffic. The driverless


Survey: how covid-19 has impacted fleet operations

  • September 04, 2020
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how covid-19 has impacted fleet operations

  For the most part, most fleet operations, 73% to be exact, were deemed an essential service by the government. Despite the severity of COVID-19 transmissions in the United States, 40% of the survey respondents believe that vehicle acquisition trends would remain unchanged in the next few months. Moreover, while 58% of fleets have adapted


TIA Will resume training classes next month

  • August 31, 2020
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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


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

  • August 19, 2020
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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


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