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Shane Woodman

About Shane Woodman

Shane is the Sales Manager, US & Canada for the Onspot of North America. He has 8 years of industry experience and received an MBA from Walden University. Shane enjoys spending time with his wife and newborn son, Palmer. On the weekend, you can normally find Shane playing golf and always trying to hone in his skills.

Commercial Driver - Conventional vs Automatic snow chains

Shane Woodman, August 26, 2021

Snowstorms, they are likely to happen 

It is time to hit the road, but you know there's a good chance you will encounter a snowstorm on the way to your destination... You know the objective is to reach your destination safely and on-time. At some point along the journey your truck is going to need tire chains applied to the road surface. You have two options in this situation; get out of the vehicle and chain your tires up (while traffic is driving past you) or use automatic tire chains by flipping a switch from the comfort of you cab. 

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Fleet Manager- Improve fleet productivity

Shane Woodman, May 27, 2021

As a fleet manager, what’s our biggest objective? Arrive, deliver, or pickup safely and on time. If one of these three objectives are not accomplished, we are often met with disgruntled customers. The frustration tends to impact more than just the drive, customer, and fleet manager. Everyone will likely hear about it. More times than not, its mother natures fault. Maybe the driver ran into a snowstorm and had to chain up his or her tires.

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Winter tires - would winter tires or automatic snow chains be the best for my truck or bus?

Shane Woodman, March 4, 2021

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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Traction Devices Explained

Shane Woodman, November 26, 2020

Traction devices allow you to travel safely on slippery roads and in adverse weather conditions. Safety is the #1 reason for equipping your vehicle with a traction device. A close #2 is these devices allow drivers to stay on-time with their routes. Most people who use traction devices to navigate in less than optimal conditions because it's their job.

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Traction Control- What is an automatic snow chain system?

Shane Woodman, September 2, 2016

 

Yet another complicated system for the mechanic to learn and maintain?

Most people stick to the familiar, that’s quite natural, and we feel comfortable with the working tasks we already know. We know what to do, we know how to do it and we know how long it takes. All this makes it easier to plan for the day – without ruining the coffee break…

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