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How does Onspot help law enforcement?

Written by Maritza Hernandez, May 31, 2018

Federal, state and local law enforcement departments are equipped to respond to calls for service no matter the time of day, weather or terrain. As with their fellow first responders, law enforcement officers must arrive “on scene” safely and in a timely manner.

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How & when Onspot helps you?

Written by Lucas Gulino, May 24, 2018

Our company tagline “saves lives, deadlines and reputations” is not just a catchy slogan, we believe our system has realized its objective. Whether you are a professional transporting goods, people, or in public service, your vehicle is your means to completing your work. You must have control of your vehicle whatever situation you find yourself. Let’s review together how Onspot can get you out of difficult situations.

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Post #58 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, May 24, 2018

 

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Winter tires for trucks and buses?

Written by Maritza Hernandez, May 18, 2018

Rules about winter tires for trucks and buses differ between countries and regions all over the world. Many countries, of course, have such a warm climate all year round that there is no need for winter tires at all. Other countries have such cold winter climate that winter tires are necessary. Yet other countries are prioritising safety, with strict regulations for the use of winter tires accordingly. Let’s have a look at winter tires!

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Post #57 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, May 15, 2018

 

Days away from home - 5              

States visited this week – MO, TX, OK, KS, IA, NM, AZ, and MN

Miles drove since leaving home – 2,809

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Onspot Spring Maintenance

Written by Leonard D'Orlando, May 10, 2018

Spring is here! The days are getting longer and the streets have been swept clean as motorcycles and classic cars take to the roads once again. During this time of the year it is quite easy to leave the cares of winter behind, especially if the season was a long and harsh one. Although we would like to forget about winter, it is important not to lose sight of vehicle maintenance.

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Spring truck maintenance? Onspot can help.

Written by Eric Jones, May 9, 2018

The extended Winter season is finally coming to an end. It’s time to enjoy the better driving conditions and to ensure that your Onspot Automatic Tire Chains are ready to go for next year.

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Response Time Challenges for First Responders/Rescue Drivers

Written by Maritza Hernandez, May 3, 2018

The most widely used response time standard in the United States is the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 1710 which requires “the arrival of an ALS (Advanced Life Support) company within an eight-minute response time to 90% of incidents.” This standard resulted from a 1970s cardiac arrest survival study by two Seattle physicians.

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Post #56 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, May 1, 2018

 

Days away from home - 10              

States visited this week – MO, TX, OK, KS, IA, and AR

Miles drove since leaving home – 4,122

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America’s Last Frontier: Onspots are There

Written by Leonard D'Orlando, April 19, 2018

Over the years at Onspot, we have fit thousands of chassis with our automatic tire chain system. Vehicle applications ranging from fire and rescue, school and transit bus, plow and tow truck, and various forms of local and long-haul delivery trucks are just some of the chassis where the Onspot system is currently in use. Our Onspot factory located in North Vernon, IN is also more than just a place where our product is made, it is also an R&D facility that allows us to stay on top of the latest chassis changes and adapt our product to these changes. Occasionally, we also have customers contact us with some pretty interesting and challenging vehicles that they would like outfitted with Onspots. One recent vehicle that comes to mind is that of Bro. John Pinnix with the Remote Alaska Missions or R.A.M.

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