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The Retreading Industry Explained

  • May 11, 2022
  • Tire Retreading,

And the Myths Surrounding It   Trucking fleets and commercial vehicle owners use retread tires on a consistent basis. Yet, there continues to be a lack of understanding of the industry and a few misconceptions to go along with it. There’s no doubt the biggest benefit is in saving money when purchased over a new

How the War in Ukraine Is Further Disrupting Global Supply Chains

  • May 06, 2022
  • Articles, Tire Service,

Could It Impact Your Commercial Tire Repair Needs?   There’s nothing short of shock that can explain how most people worldwide feel about what’s happening in Ukraine. The impact on lives is incredibly tragic. Reports now indicate that the Russian invasion may also impact the global supply chain. That may mean the next time you

Signs You Need to Replace Your TPMS Sensor

  • May 04, 2022
  • Road Service, Tire Service,

How Roadside Assistance Can Be There to Help   As you’re driving down the highway on a cold day, a warning light gives you pause. Your tire pressure is low, which could predict a possible blowout if you do not take action. The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) provides this warning, and it should not

Types of Tires – STTC’s Guide

  • April 30, 2022
  • Articles, Commercial Truck Tires, Tire Retreading,
How Fleets manage their commercial tires?

A Quick Guide to the Tire Types Including Retread Tires Tires selection for any vehicle depends on the nature of the vehicle and the conditions it must operate in. Whether you own a fleet of box trucks for your commercial business, or an 18-wheeler, it’s critical to get tire selection just right. Let’s review some

The Basis of Trailer Ratings

  • April 26, 2022
  • Articles, Commercial Truck Tires, Truck,
The Basis of Trailer Ratings

How Ratings Impact Everything from Trailer Lifespan to Commercial Tires Every trucking operator knows just how important it is to meet the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, including requirements for Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Too much weight could mean your trailer receives a ticket for creating an unsafe driving environment for other drivers on

Truck Driver Health Tips for Spring 2022

  • April 22, 2022
  • Articles, Commercial Truck Tires, Tire Service, Truck,
Truck Driver Health Tips for Spring 2022

Your Commercial Tire Service Wants You to Stay Healthy As your go-to resource for commercial tire service, STTC is always thinking of ways to better help our drivers. One of the most common, and most challenging aspects of driving a truck is maintaining your health while you do so. Let’s face it, long hours behind

The Best Sleeping Tips for Truckers

  • March 10, 2022
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Truck,
The Best Sleeping Tips for Truckers

Rest and sleep are essential for truck drivers. Failure to get good sleep can lead to fatigue and drowsiness during the day. As a result, your response in emergency situations can be slower, and the chances of causing an accident will be considerably higher . So, how can you get good sleep and still work

5 Things to Consider to Grow Your Trucking Business

  • March 03, 2022
  • Truck,
5 Things to Consider to Grow Your Trucking Business

Starting and managing a trucking business isn’t a small task. First, there’s the high initial capital investment, then the challenge of finding good clients and reliable drivers, plus the convoluted logistics of delivery. Still, you can definitely make it as an owner//operator. Here are five things you should consider to grow your trucking business. 1.

The 4 Unspoken Truck Drivers Rules

  • February 24, 2022
  • Truck,
The 4 Unspoken Truck Drivers Rules

If you’ve been a truck driver for several years, no doubt you’ve observed a few unwritten rules. But if you’re a new driver, here are some “Pro Tips” you may find helpful. While you probably won’t be taught these rules in CDL driving school, they do exist and for good reasons.  Several come to mind,,

How to Manage the Transition to Winter Grade Diesel Fuel

  • February 11, 2022
  • Truck,
Tire Traction & Fuel Efficiency

Winter weather has the potential to stop your commercial trucks cold—literally. For you to keep your rigs on the move, transitioning to winterized diesel fuel is key. During this period, you should switch to winterized fuel or use additives that alter the characteristic of the fuel. Why’s that important? Most trucks use No. 2 diesel