Road Service

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

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

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

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,
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

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

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

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 assistance 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

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