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. The


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,
commercial truck tires

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 to Refinish Aluminum Wheels the Right Way

  • April 21, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
aluminum wheel refinishing

  Proper wheel maintenance is essential for keeping commercial truck tires in good working condition. Without the right maintenance, you can expose your vehicles to premature tire damage, resulting in increased spending on repair and replacement needs for your fleet.   But refinishing aluminum wheels isn’t as simple as it might seem: Fleet managers must


How You Benefit from Fleet Tire Service

  • 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


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


Semi-Truck Steer Tire Inflation Leaves No Margin for Error

  • November 29, 2019
  • 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