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4 Top Tips for Commercial Trucking Road Safety

  • June 21, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Road Service, Truck,
Tips for commercial trucking road safety

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. Both your drivers and your commercial trucks will be able to stay safe on the road for longer

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5 Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Road Transport

  • December 10, 2021
  • Road Service, Truck,
5 Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Road Transport

Road transport has significantly advanced over the years. Best example is the shift from simple GPS guided navigation systems to self-driving vehicles. Today, many truck manufacturers are integrating smart features such as AI into the “brains” of their  commercial trucks. Though this technology is still evolving, the future of road transport looks even brighter. Let’s

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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

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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

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Getting tested for COVID-19 on the road

  • August 05, 2020
  • Articles, Road Service,
Getting tested for COVID-19 on the road

Truck drivers have been on the frontline providing essential services since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to do so. The good news is that unlike many other frontline workers, the chances of a trucker contracting the virus are very small if they have limited contact with others. However, the bad news is

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Guide to Truck Driver Retention

  • May 18, 2022
  • Road Service, Truck,
Guide to Truck Driver Retention

Sometimes, Things Like Roadside Assistance Matters The trucking industry continues to struggle under the weight of too few drivers. One Statista report found that the industry needs 162,000 new drivers by 2030 to meet growing demand, noting that driver shortage is one of the largest problems in the industry.  Considering this demand for qualified drivers,

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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

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Improved Infrastructure Could Save Commercial Truckers Billions on Fuel

  • May 08, 2019
  • Road Service,
improve infrastructure

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

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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

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Michelin, GM Announce Airless Tires That Eliminate Flats & Reduce Waste

  • April 30, 2020
  • Articles, Earthmover Tires, New Tires, Road Service, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
earthmover tires

Michelin along with General Motors (GM) announced in summer of 2019 collaboration on a high-tech airless tire set to roll out on passenger vehicles as early as 2024. The tire’s non-pneumatic features make it a highly sought-after commodity for passenger vehicles, reducing the need for things like jacks and tire pressure monitoring sensors. Mirroring the

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