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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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Post #55 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, April 17, 2018

 

Days away from home - 4              

States visited this week – MO, IL, IN, AL, FL, MS, LA, and TX

Miles drove since leaving home – 2,191

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Onspot – How we get the perfect fit

Written by Eric Jones, April 13, 2018

If you’ve been considering an investment in Onspot, you may have grown curious about how it’s possible to purchase and install a product that is custom fit for your vehicle. We have a time-tested measurement process and a solid dealer network to ensure that the right product and installation services are available when you need it.

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Automatic Tire Chains for Light Vehicles

Written by Lucas Gulino, April 9, 2018

From emergency vehicles, garbage trucks, and snow removal vehicles to passenger or goods transport vehicles, each profession requires adapted and different vehicles. While some equipment have advantages on trucks, others better fit on lighter vehicles. But what about Onspot? Does it fit as well on a light vehicle as trucks? Are the advantages the same? Let's compare and answer it!

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Post #54 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, April 3, 2018

 

Days away from home - 20               

States visited this week – TX, LA, AR, TN, AL, KY, MO

Miles drove since leaving home – 11,699

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Don’t Forget About the Truck Accessories

Written by Lucas Gulino, March 29, 2018

The use of a truck is two-fold. For the owner, it is a tool for generating revenue, while for the driver, it is the workplace. Many people consider truck accessories as costly gadgets only, like, the Coffee Machine De Luxe. However, there are accessories that not only increase driver’s comfort and safety but also increase operational efficiency. Let us have a look at some obvious accessories – and some less obvious…

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