Sunday, April 22, 2018

TA launches used truck and trailer inspection certification program


Tuesday, April 3, 2018
by THE TRUCKER NEWS SERVICES

The Certified Used Truck and Certified Used Trailer inspection results and the emblem provide both the reseller and the customer with an overall view of the health of the vehicle at the time the inspection was completed, said TA spokesmen.
The Certified Used Truck and Certified Used Trailer inspection results and the emblem provide both the reseller and the customer with an overall view of the health of the vehicle at the time the inspection was completed, said TA spokesmen.

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC has launched TA Truck Service Certified Used Truck and Certified Used Trailer inspections that provide information to the used truck community on the condition of used trucks and trailers available for resale.

Complementing the inspection process, TA Truck Service developed a Certified Used Truck and Certified Used Trailer emblem that is displayed only on trucks or trailers that have passed both a DOT inspection and a series of additional tests on key operational components.

The Certified Used Truck and Certified Used Trailer inspection results and the emblem provide both the reseller and the customer with an overall view of the health of the vehicle at the time the inspection was completed, said TA spokesmen.

“The maintenance history for a used truck or trailer is typically not available to a prospective buyer,” said Skip McGary, executive vice president, commercial cperations of TravelCenters. “The reseller may have no knowledge of the condition or health of the vehicle. We provide peace of mind to both the reseller and the buyer that an ASE Certified technician has inspected the vehicle.  Plus, our technicians have the expertise to perform any repairs necessary to earn and display the Certified Used Truck or Trailer emblem.”

To learn more about the Certified Used Truck or Certified Used Trailer inspection and operational checks visit bit.ly/UsedTruckInspections.

TravelCenters of America LLC, headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands and the Minit Mart convenience store brand.

For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and Petro Stopping Centers, visit www.ta-petro.com. For more information on Minit Mart, visit www.minitmart.com.

The TA Truck Service network includes 244 truck service facilities with 1,090 repair bays, nearly 3,000 technicians with certifications in ASE and TIA, a fleet of more than 2,600 RoadSquad and third-party provider service trucks and over 143 OnSITE mobile maintenance vehicles.

The TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network is the largest independent commercial tire dealer in the United States.  TA Truck Service is a division of TravelCenters of America LLC. For more information about TA and TA Truck Service, visit www.ta-petro.com.


 

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