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Black Ice- How to remain safe in your vehicle

Shane Woodman, May 12, 2022

Black ice. How do you conquer that in a quick way without having to leave the safety in your vehicle. Read more here

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Making on time deliveries. Are you prepared?

Leonard D'Orlando, April 28, 2022

For the commercial driver another winter season is behind them, albeit slowly. As Spring approaches, it is a good time to assess the condition of equipment. It is also a good time to look back and evaluate your delivery schedule.

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Fleet owner -Onspot education for truckdrivers!

Eric Carlebom, April 14, 2022

As a fleet owner, you want to optimize your business. Therefore, it is important that your drivers have the right training and knowledge of the trucks they drive. Read more here 

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Why measure the vehicle to conquer slippery roads?

Ulrik Andersson, March 31, 2022

Why should you take the measurments of a vehicle to be able to beat the slippery roads? Learn more here

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Freight Logistics Today - New Challenges For The Fleet Manager

Leonard D'Orlando, March 17, 2022

The world of the fleet manager is more complex than ever. Whether you are an owner operator working solo with one truck and trailer or in charge of a large fleet with hundreds of drivers and equipment. The landscape of the logistics world today has changed drastically even in just the past few years.

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Heavy Vehicle Tire Chains - Are they in compliance with laws in Canada?

Daniel Corriveau, March 4, 2022

The short answer is yes. Tire chains are used over many industries by owner-operators and national fleets worldwide. Read more to find out about chain laws in Canada!

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Tire Chains for Heavy Vehicles - Are they in compliance with laws in the U.S?

Leonard D'Orlando, March 3, 2022

The short answer is yes. Tire chains are used over many industries by owner-operators and national fleets worldwide. Read more to find out about chain laws in your area!

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Knowledge and Know-how - Onspot E-Training

Ulrik Andersson, February 17, 2022

Just like any large purchase, a new car, boat, motorcycle, etc, the initial investment is only part of ownership. These are all examples of mechanical devices that need routine maintenance. Read on to find out ways Onspot is providing this info in our E-Training Portal.

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Truck Mechanic- Work Smarter Not Harder

Shane Woodman, February 3, 2022

Being a mechanic is the unsung hero of any fleet. Something breaks and you have to fix it. And more times than not, there is a time constraint. You are only one person, but much of the time, folks are relying on you to keep the fleet rolling down the road. You are recognized more than you may realize. 

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Fleet Mechanic: Avoiding road calls in bad weather

Leonard D'Orlando, January 20, 2022

As a mechanic running an efficient and safe fleet means a day in which everything operates smoothly with little to no downtime or road calls. This challenge is one that the mechanic must face and overcome on a daily basis. When external forces, out of the control of the fleet mechanic, are introduced it becomes even more difficult for them to focus on the scheduled tasks of the day. The ability to run a fleet in inclement weather mainly snow and ice conditions is one such challenge.

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