Road Service

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


Common Reasons Semi Trucks Require Roadside Assistance

  • December 06, 2018
  • Road Service,
Common Reasons Semi Trucks Require Road Side Assistance

Each year, commercial truck drivers across the country experience vehicle breakdowns on the road that can negatively effect fleet operating costs. Truck breakdowns can occur without warning and at a moment’s notice, so it’s important to research the causes of vehicle breakdowns to mitigate their impact. In this post, we explore several of the more


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 to Optimize Your Tire Maintenance Strategy

  • March 11, 2019
  • Road Service,
How to Optimize Your Tire Maintenance Strategy for 2019

The latest data shows that maintenance and repair costs within the American trucking industry rose 60% between 2008 and 2017. Fleets are now paying 16.7 cents per mile on average for vehicle maintenance. With the rising cost of repair and maintenance for the modern fleet operator, we’re highlighting how to consolidate your expenditures and optimize


Improved Infrastructure Could Save Commercial Truckers Billions on Fuel

  • May 08, 2019
  • Road Service,
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A recent report from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) found that improving the nation’s infrastructure could save commercial truckers billions of gallons of fuel each year. Not only would improved infrastructure mean savings on fuel costs, but better roads with less congestion would also increase the lifespan of commercial tires and bring less pollution


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


Our Roadside Assistance Team Presents Tips for Passing a Level 1 Roadside Inspection

  • March 21, 2019
  • Road Service,
Our Roadside Assistance Team Presents Tips for Passing a Level 1 Roadside Inspection

Fleet vehicles may be required to go through a roadside inspection in order to prove their safety and performance to inspectors from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. Drivers should know what to expect during the level 1 inspection process, and so within this post, our team at STTC explains a little more about inspections and


Our Roadside Assistance Team’s Winter Checklist for Your Commercial Vehicle Fleet

  • January 24, 2019
  • Road Service,
Winter checklist for commercial vehicle fleet

By taking on pre-trip checks and evaluating the performance of your fleet’s components, you can mitigate long-term maintenance challenges and save your business thousands of dollars. Our roadside assistance team at STTC has decades of experience in vehicle maintenance, and in this latest post, we’re highlighting our winter checklist for your vehicle fleet. Check the


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


The importance of quick emergency response times for your fleet

  • March 23, 2019
  • Road Service,

In operating your fleet, you’ll often face situations in which vehicles require a tow service or side-of-the-road repair work. Working with an experienced roadside assistance company is critical not only to the productivity of your fleet but also to the safety of your team members. As a company with one of the fastest response times


The Importance of Roadside Assistance for Issues with Commercial Tires

  • March 25, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Road Service,
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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 Leading Reasons Why Trucks Break Down

  • November 13, 2018
  • Road Service,
leading reasons why trucks break down

Fleet operators spend millions of dollars each year on maintenance that could be avoided with proactive planning. It’s why the top operators across the country are constantly reviewing why their trucks break down and the steps they can take to mitigate these issues. To help in this process, our roadside assistance team explains the leading


Why Every Trucker Should Have a Roadside Assistance Provider

  • April 15, 2019
  • Road Service,
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Every fleet manager should establish a relationship with a roadside assistance provider. The road ahead can be unpredictable, and ensuring your truckers are safe during their travels starts with a good working relationship with your roadside assistance provider. From mechanical troubles to tire replacements, having the right professionals available when you need them can prevent