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Which is the best insurance for my truck fleet operation?

Written by Eric Jones, November 14, 2019

There is probably not one single fleet manager in the transportation business who dares to run a fleet operation without insurance. A proper insurance solution for a transport business could be both complex and costly. So, is there really something like “the best insurance” for a truck fleet? Yes, in my opinion there actually is!

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Operations in snow and ice: A challenge for fleet managers

Written by Leonard D'Orlando, October 31, 2019

My position as Western Regional Sales Manager for Onspot gives me the opportunity to meet with fleet managers in my territory. Whether I am at a trade show or at the customers location providing training or a fleet review these individuals always talk about challenges that come up and how they are resolved.

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How does winter weather impact the efficiency of fleets?

Written by Maritza Hernandez, October 17, 2019

Winter weather driving season never fails to surprise drivers. However, for fleets, winter weather driving conditions can affect not only how vehicles stay on the road but also the efficiency of completing their deliveries.

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How the Mechanic turns the Onspot into an even better investment

Written by Ulrik Andersson, October 3, 2019

You have mounted the automatic tire chain system to the vehicle. The driver has picked it up and left the shop. How can you make this an even better investment for the fleet owner and the drivers? Here you can learn more and download documents to use for maintenance. There is even a reference document for the driver when he or she returns for service.

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Do mechanics recommend Onspot?

Written by Eric Jones, September 19, 2019

Onspot is one of several traction devices that can improve friction and stop the vehicle from sliding or becoming stuck. The drivers experience a huge benefit from having increased traction at the flip of a dashboard switch. But what does this mean for the mechanic?

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Installing automatic tire chains is easy for the mechanic?

Written by Lucas Gulino, September 5, 2019

Mandatory equipment or comfort’s accesories, each installation of a vehicle requires a mounting made by a professional. What about the installation of automatic tire chains? How is it fixed? In how long time ? Discover it through this article.

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Is modular design easier for the mechanic?

Written by Ulrik Andersson, August 22, 2019

Some consider modular design as something for facilitating manufacturing, repair, and maintenance while others think that it only raises the cost for a product – without offering similar benefits. However, it all comes down to the viewer’s perspective. What is regarded merely as an unnecessary cost to one stakeholder could be a definitive advantage to another stakeholder. Let’s have a look at modular design from the mechanic’s perspective.

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The Onspot Checklist: A Guide to Proper Operation

Written by Leonard D'Orlando, August 8, 2019

School may be out for the summer but this time of the year is still a busy one for the majority of bus drivers and fleet directors.  There are several state and local conferences drivers attend that offer the latest information, insights, and training on a wide range of topics. Some conferences even offer a bus "Roadeo" where drivers can put their skills to the test.  This is also a time when many school districts re-focus their attention on the previous school year.

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What School Bus Drivers Say about Onspot

Written by Maritza Hernandez, July 25, 2019

Driver satisfaction is an important facet to the success of any fleet. In addition to general maintenance, driver training in all aspects of the use and function of a school bus leads to the successful, safe transportation of school children. But, what do bus drivers say about Onspot?

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Would I benefit from automatic tire chains on my school bus?

Written by Ulrik Andersson, July 11, 2019

Being a reliable bus driver, bringing school kids to and from school safely, every day of the year, is not happening by accident. By educating your self and understand what maesurements are available you take the control and makes it happen. Learn more how proud school bus drivers make use of good tools below.

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