Tire Service

2020 Best Practices for OTR Tire Maintenance

  • February 27, 2020
  • News, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
2020 Best Practices for OTR Tire Maintenance

When it comes to off-the-road (OTR) tires, fleet managers need to make sure they get the most out of their investment. That means implementing a maintenance plan to ensure earthmover tires stay in good working condition for the long-term. Get the most out of your OTR tires in 2020 by following the guidelines below.  


3 Simple Ways to Inspect & Maintain OTR Tires

  • September 06, 2019
  • Tire Service,
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Off-the-road (OTR) tires are used for heavy-duty, off-road vehicles and are designed to withstand conditions that would render most vehicles useless. But what happens when these tires fail to perform as expected? In order to prevent costly blowout replacements and repairs, fleet managers need to ensure their OTR tires are properly inspected and well-maintained. On


7 Most Important Pieces of Commercial Truck Equipment

  • February 13, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
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Taking proper care of your commercial trucks starts by understanding what components matter most for safe, reliable operation. Within the broad spectrum of commercial trucks lies a common thread of the most critical components essential for top performance. Fleet managers in all industries can rest assured that these seven key commercial truck components will always


Effects of Corrosion on Your Commercial Fleet

  • September 09, 2019
  • Tire Service,
Effects of Corrosion on Your Commercial Fleet

Keeping commercial trucking fleets corrosion-free can be a challenge for fleet managers and their drivers. With various factors causing corrosion in components such as commercial tires and electrical equipment, commercial fleets need to exercise caution when frequently driving in corrosive conditions. Causes of Corrosion in Commercial Tires Corrosive environments might seem rare, but commercial trucks


How to Estimate the Useful Life of Your Commercial Truck Tires

  • February 17, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
How to Estimate the Useful Life of Your Commercial Truck Tires

For fleet managers, few things are more important than ensuring their commercial truck tires are safe and reliable. That’s why it’s crucial for fleets to understand the life cycle of their truck tires so they know when it’s time to replace them. There are many signs that fleet managers can watch out for that will


How You Benefit from Fleet Service from Your Service Provider

  • July 29, 2017
  • Tire Service,

Why spend any more money on your tires and related services than you have to?  When you partner with a service provider to provide fleet service, you can save a lot of money by reducing road calls, destroyed tires, and potentially damaged equipment. Further, a scheduled service contract means your maintenance will be standardized, predictable,


How You Benefit from Fleet Tire Service from STTC

  • September 13, 2017
  • Tire Service,

Why spend any more money on your tires and related services than you have to?  When you partner with a tire dealer like STTC to provide fleet tire service, you can save a lot of money on services which you’re going to need either way.  Further, a scheduled service contract means your maintenance will be


Semi-Truck Steer Tire Inflation Leaves No Margin for Error

  • November 29, 2019
  • Category for Blog posts related to Commercial Truck Tires, New Tires, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
Semi-Truck Steer Tire Inflation Leaves No Margin for Error

When it comes to semi-truck tires— especially for steer tires — there’s little room for forgiveness due to poor inflation. Even a seemingly small amount of underinflation can result in catastrophic damage to your fleet’s trucks and drivers. The best way to protect against unnecessary blowouts and downtime is by implementing preventative maintenance practices to


Service Tire Truck Centers Expands with Bedford, PA Location

  • November 29, 2017
  • Category for Blog posts related to 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 6 Steps of Tire Retreading

  • June 24, 2019
  • Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
The 6 Steps of Tire Retreading

Contrary to what most fleet managers believe about retread tires, the tire retreading process upholds the same standard of quality as new tire manufacturing. A lot goes on between initial inspection and the final product, making retread tires just as safe and capable as their new counterparts. Find out all about the steps of tire


The Difference Between Regional & Long-Haul Commercial Tires

  • November 22, 2019
  • Category for Blog posts related to Commercial Truck Tires, New Tires, Tire Service, Truck,
The Difference Between Regional & Long-Haul Commercial Tires

Choosing the right commercial tires for your trucking fleet might seem easy, but there’s a lot more to proper tire selection than meets the eye. Fleet managers should understand the specific application for their tires before selecting a set for their commercial trucks. Most fleets will need to choose between regional or long-haul commercial tires,


The Nuances of Proper Commercial Tire Maintenance

  • October 04, 2019
  • Tire Service,
The Nuances of Proper Commercial Tire Maintenance

As fleet managers work to extend the life of their tires and get the most from their commercial tire investment, the importance of a proper maintenance plan is more crucial than ever. However, there are many additional factors that can cause fleet managers to neglect their maintenance needs in favor of a perceived better bottom


Understanding OTR Tires for Your Trucking Fleet

  • November 15, 2019
  • Category for Blog posts related to Commercial Truck Tires, Tire Service, Truck,
Understanding OTR Tires for Your Trucking Fleet

For commercial trucking fleets, proper tire selection can mean the difference between unnecessary roadside breakdown and increased profitability. Off-the-road (OTR) tires may be the best choice for fleets with frequent or continuous off-road applications to avoid the cost of repairs and maintenance. Understanding what OTR tires are and the specific types available will help fleet


Why Truck Tire Retreading is Better Than Ever

  • February 24, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
Why Truck Tire Retreading is Better Than Ever

Back when our truck tire retreading business was a simple 3,000-square-foot retread shop in rural Pennsylvania, retread tires weren’t exactly renowned for their safety and reliability. Antiquated retreading practices did little to factor out human error, often resulting in low-quality materials not suitable for widespread commercial use. However, recent advancements in truck tire retreading have