Commercial Truck Tires

10 Ways to Slow Commercial Trucking Tire Wear and Tear

  • April 11, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
trucking tire wear and tear

Fleet managers know that tire depreciation can negatively impact profitability. Replacement tires alone are the second-largest operating expense for fleets. The TIA-certified tire technicians at STTC understand how to get the most out of your tire life. We’ve developed ten helpful tips for extending the life of your commercial trucking tires. Maintaining Proper Inflation Inflation


4 Top Tips for Commercial Trucking Road Safety

  • June 21, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Road Service, Truck,

Safety is one of the most important aspects of managing a commercial trucking fleet. Ensuring your truckers are practicing safe driving techniques is paramount not only to their safety, but to keeping your vehicles safer for longer. Following these top four tips, both your drivers and your commercial trucks will be able to stay safe


A Guide to Proactive Maintenance for Commercial Truck Tires in Winter

  • March 14, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Maintenance for Commercial Truck Tires in Winter

The winter weather can have a significant impact on your commercial truck tires. Taking a proactive approach to protecting your vehicle’s tires is the best way to ensure that tires remain in peak condition for the months ahead. Our team at STTC has comprehensive experience in the tire industry and within our new post, we’re


A Guide to Steer and Drive Tire Issues

  • January 07, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,

Steer and drive tires must be maintained effectively to ensure optimal driver and vehicle safety. Working with a specialist for commercial tires can help you analyze common tire issues and mitigate these issues within your fleet. Our team at STTC has many years’ experience responding to steer and drive tire challenges, and in this new


Biggest Challenges Facing Commercial Fleet Managers

  • April 05, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
commerical fleet managers

As commercial fleet managers struggle to balance cost and productivity, industry leaders are faced with unique challenges. Rising operations costs, driver safety, and repair truck availability are some of the biggest challenges facing commercial fleet managers. Commercial truck service centers like STTC are helping fleet managers combat these problems by providing them with accessible and


Expert Tips for Driving In Winter on Semi Truck Tires

  • February 27, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,

Driving in the wintertime is a challenge even for the most skilled and experienced semi driver. And it’s important that your fleet drivers understand the best ways to mitigate risk on the road during the cold weather. Our experts at STTC have great experience in this area, and within this new post, we’re presenting our


Four Factors to Consider When Buying Commercial Semi Truck Tires

  • December 17, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
factors when buying semi truck tires

The semi truck tires you integrate within your fleet should be designed for optimum performance over the years ahead. But without having a clear understanding of the commercial truck tires available, it can be difficult to decide when buying new equipment. Our experienced team at STTC has helped thousands of fleet operators choose tires for


Fuel Savings vs. Tire Life: The Truth of LRR for Commercial Truckers

  • April 03, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
fuel savings vs life tire

Low-rolling-resistance (LRR) tires have become a source of some controversy for commercial trucking fleet managers. While LRR tires tout better fuel economy, fleet managers are wary about purchasing these more expensive alternatives due to their perceived lower tread life. It’s true that paying more for a tire that doesn’t last as long seems like a


How Do Fleets Manage Their Commercial Truck Tires?

  • March 01, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
How Fleets manage their commercial tires?

By learning more about how other companies are managing their commercial truck tires, you can build a maintenance program that optimizes your return on investment and improves vehicle safety. Our trusted team at STTC has decades of experience in the commercial truck tire industry and in this new post, we’ll delve into the details of


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


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


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


Latest Data Shows 81.4% of Scrap Tires Produced are Re-Used

  • December 31, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
81.4% of Scrap Tires Produced are Re-Used

Bethlehem, PA-based suppliers of commercial truck tires, STTC has recently highlighted a study showing that 81.4% of scrap tires produced are now being reused. The study, by USTMA (U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association) shows that over 81% of the scrap tires in the U.S. now have a useful end-of-life role in asphalt, rubberized playgrounds , and


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


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


Our Experts for Commercial Truck Tires Present Interesting Facts about 18 Wheelers

  • December 03, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
interesting facts about 18 wheelers

18-wheelers are now driven across the country for safe and effective transportation of goods. Read more about 18-wheelers and their value in the marketplace within this latest post from our experts for commercial truck tires highlight interesting facts about 18-wheelers.   The invention of the semi truck   The invention of the semi-truck is attributed


Reducing Costs for Commercial Truck Tires: Guide to Commercial Budgeting in 2019 for Fleet Operators

  • March 18, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Reducing commercial truck tire costs for 2019

Whether you have five vehicles in your fleet or 100, following effective business practices is essential to long-term success of your fleet operations. Our team at STTC has many years of experience in guiding clients on their need for commercial truck tires and maintenance and we assist fleets in planning for the long-term. In this


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


STTC Highlights the Importance of Scrap Tire Analysis for Semi Truck Tires

  • February 05, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Semi truck STTC

Bethlehem, PA-based Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) has recently begun a campaign to highlight the importance of analyzing semi truck tires once they’re scrapped. The scrap analysis can show the reasons that tires are being removed from service and help the company enact more effective maintenance programs. Truck tire analysis is now one of the


The 5 Dangers Associated with Driving on Worn Out Commercial Truck Tires

  • January 14, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,

Your commercial truck tires should be maintained professionally to ensure optimal performance throughout the year. While most fleet operators understand the full value of a comprehensive maintenance program, they may not know that driving on worn out commercial truck tires can have a number of dangerous consequences. In this post, we’ll explain a little more


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 tire has


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 Elements to Consider When Evaluating the Lifetime Cost of Commercial Truck Tires

  • February 18, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,

By analyzing the total lifetime cost of your commercial truck tires and reviewing each of the options across the market carefully you can pinpoint products that will reduce your lifetime cost considerably. Our team at STTC has decades of experience in supplying clients with commercial truck tires, and we have a clear understanding of the


The Importance of Roadside Assistance for Issues with Commercial Tires

  • March 25, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Road Service,
roadside commercial tires

The quality of your roadside assistance provider is a critical consideration when maintaining uptime of your vehicles and protecting your fleet. There is a clear correlation between tire issues and vehicle breakdowns.  Ensuring that your roadside assistance company specializes in tire maintenance can help to protect your drivers and your fleet. In this new post,


The STTC Team Highlights Latest Goodyear Commercial Truck Tires

  • October 01, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Latest Goodyear Commercial Truck Tires

    Bethlehem, PA-based suppliers of tires and tire products, STTC is now highlighting the newest product from Goodyear. The team at Goodyear has recently released their new steer tire – the Goodyear Endurance LHS. The Goodyear Endurance LHS commercial truck tires have been optimized to provide high levels of durability with a consistent footprint


The Top 8 Commercial Truck Tires

  • December 27, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
The Top 8 Commercial Truck Tires in the marketplace

In choosing commercial truck tires for your vehicles, it’s important to consider the leading brands as recommended across the industry. In this latest post our experienced team at STTC provides a guide to the top 8 brands of commercial truck tires. 1. Michelin One of the leading brands for many years, Michelin is renowned for


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


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,


What You Need to Know About Mile Testing for Semi Truck Tires

  • November 28, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
What You Need to Know About Mile Testing for Semi Truck Tires

Mile testing and evaluation for semi truck tires can help your fleet achieve the maximum return for its investment in tires and equipment. It’s critical to work with an expert for semi-truck tires in carrying out mile testing within your fleet. Our team at STTC has significant experience in this tire maintenance area, and within


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 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 you


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


Why Size Matters: Understanding Tire Sizes

  • June 26, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, New Tires,

When it comes to choosing commercial truck tires for your fleet, selecting the right size is crucial. There are many different factors that make up a tire’s size, and failing to select the right fit for your trucks can be extremely detrimental to your fleet. How to Find Your Tire Size Each tire’s size is


Why Your Commercial Truck Tires Don’t Last As Long as You’d Like

  • November 19, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Truck tires don't last as long

Achieving maximum ROI on your commercial truck tires is probably one of your leading objectives as a fleet operator. But many operators still fail meet their expectations in this business objective. Our experienced team at STTC has decades of experience in the repair and maintenance of commercial truck tires, and in this new post, we’ll


Winter Maintenance and Towing Tips for Your Commercial Trucks

  • January 10, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Winter maintenance tips for commercial tires

With winter’s arrival, fleet operators throughout the country are now considering how best to keep their trucks in conditionduring the months ahead. From your commercial truck tires to the vehicle’s engine components, each part of the vehicle requires effective maintenance to protect it against long-term damage. In this post, we’ll provide our winter maintenance and