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Is the internet a game-changer for the commercial truck driver?

Written by Ulrik Andersson, March 9, 2019

Internet communication and services play an important role in the transportation and logistics industry, as well as for the truck drivers. However, there is a possible side-effect to common online behaviour that may put extra pressure on the commercial truck driver…

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Have you activated your Onspot lately?

Written by Leonard D'Orlando, February 21, 2019

How does the system work… is a question that is often asked by new owners of vehicles equipped with the Onspot automatic tire chains.  When I hear this same question asked by those who have had the system for a month or more it grabs my attention.  The best way to properly maintain the system and understand how it works is to use it. This is how!

 

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Post #73 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, February 12, 2019

 

Days away from home - 28            

Miles drove since leaving home – 10,128

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How does Onspot impact fleets?

Written by Maritza Hernandez, February 7, 2019

Here is what David Anderson, Director of Transportation & Fleet at Adams 12 Five Star Schools in Colorado has to say about Onspot automatic tire chains on their school buses:

“Onspots are great tools! Give them some general maintenance and they last the life of the bus.”

What does a fleet manager say about Onspot?

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Post #72 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, January 31, 2019

 

Days away from home - 14            

Miles drove since leaving home – 5,619

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What is an Automatic Tire Chain System?

Written by Ulrik Andersson, January 24, 2019

Automatic tire chain systems can be discussed in two ways: 1) The physical properties of the system, and 2) What the system provides the user.

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Fleet Manager - Take your business to a new level!

Written by Eric Jones, January 10, 2019

Do you need to improve your transportation business? Maybe, instead of tweaking bits and pieces you should re-consider your entire business model. Or, at least look upon your business from new perspectives. Here is why!

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A tribute to those who bring the holidays to life

Written by Eric Jones, December 21, 2018

It’s the time of year that we all begin to think about silent nights, sleigh bells ringing, and the joy of spending time with loved ones by the fire. It’s the time of year when the everyday heroes go to work so that we can enjoy the comfort and kinship of the holidays.

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Post #71 - Living large in 8 Ft² with Bob and Linda Caffee

Written by Linda Caffee, December 6, 2018

 

Days away from home - 98          

Miles drove since leaving home - 32,626

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Why Bridges Freeze Before Roads Do

Written by Leonard D'Orlando, November 29, 2018

We should pay special attention to bridges and overpasses when driving in temperatures around the freezing point. Over the years we have heard that bridges may be icy while the road is not. We have also seen signs posted before bridges and overpasses which state this for safety reasons. This condition however is an important one that should be given some consideration. So how could the bridge be icy when the road is not? Here’s why.

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