Leonard D'Orlando

About Leonard D'Orlando

Leonard has six years with Onspot Automatic Tire Chains in North America. Four years as a field technician on the East Coast and two years as a Regional Sales Manager. During the four years as a field technician Leonard provided install and maintenance training to dealers. Leonard also performed fleet reviews for customers and provided technical service support. An alumnus from the University of Maine, Leonard graduated with a B.A. in English and a concentration in Education. Leonard also attended Texas State Technical College where he earned an associate’s degree in automotive mechanics.

Maintaining Uptime – E-Training to educate and keep you moving

Leonard D'Orlando, June 6, 2024

For the commercial driver, the most critical aspects of the job are maintaining uptime, and safety. Accessible information for both of these categories for the driver not only improve margins, they help with the peace-of-mind of the operator, as well as protecting the investment of the vehicle itself. Read more below.

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Spring is here - Tips for Onspot Preventative Maintenance

Leonard D'Orlando, May 23, 2024

Spring is finally here. Although it is officially spring, the winter season would not go quietly. The colder weather truly seems to be behind us as streets are swept clean, motorcycles take to the roads and classic cars come out of storage. During this time of the year there is also a focus by many towns and cities to start spring maintenance on their equipment and vehicles.

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Proper operation and maintenance: The key to running a truck for millions of miles

Leonard D'Orlando, April 25, 2024

My travels out West take me to a vast number of places where I meet many people along the way. Some are Onspot customers and others are not. It makes no difference to me as I value the people and conversations, good, bad, indifferent. Occasionally, I meet someone who runs the auto chains and has a unique story to tell not just about our product, but in general. Doug Stairs is one of these people.

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Onspot automatic tire chains: What mechanics need to know

Leonard D'Orlando, February 1, 2024

Whether you are a mechanic that has years of experience with Onspots or new to the automatic tire chain system, what follows are some tips and advice on the proper maintenance and operation of Onspots.

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Operating in winter conditions: Renewed focus for rescue drivers

Leonard D'Orlando, November 23, 2023

Here in the States the shift from the fall season toward the winter season has started and it won’t be long until many places are blanketed in snow. For the rescue driver this is also a time of shift in preparation and renewed focus on the job at hand. The priorities are always the same; the safe transport of patients and EMTs with a focus on quick response time. During the winter months these goals never change but the methods and practices implemented by the rescue driver do.

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Auto chains for commercial drivers: Commonly asked questions

Leonard D'Orlando, September 14, 2023

As the West Coast Regional for Onspot I manage a large territory from Colorado - West to Alaksa. So, like many over the road drivers I spent the majority of my time on the road traveling to visit customers and dealers. Quite often during my travels I receive calls from drivers either interested in auto chains or who already currently own Onspots. What follows are some frequently asked questions and concerns from drivers.  My hope is that these will provide you with a better understanding of the Onspot automatic tire chain system and whether or not it is right for you.

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Automatic Tire Chains: Factors to Consider and What Fleet Managers Think

Leonard D'Orlando, August 17, 2023

When you have completed your thorough research on ensuring the safe and timely arrival of your fleet of vehicles, it's time to move on to the next stage. Get more info here.

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Enhancing Efficiency and Expertise: Why Truck Mechanics Should Embrace E-Training for Automatic Tire Chain Installation

Leonard D'Orlando, July 6, 2023

In the fast-paced world of truck maintenance and repair, staying up-to-date with the latest advancements is crucial for mechanics to provide top-notch service. Read more here.

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When seconds count: A proper outfitted rescue vehicle is a must.

Leonard D'Orlando, April 27, 2023

When it comes to fire and rescue drivers every second counts. These individuals need all the help they can get for quick operations. The drivers rely on proper information and equipment to do their job in a safe and effective manner. They are looked up to as heroes of their community, therefore it is necessary that they have the proper tools and vehicles at their disposal.

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Why Onspot? Frequently asked questions from commercial drivers

Leonard D'Orlando, February 16, 2023

The importance of commercial drivers cannot be overstated. These women and men driving across the US and globally, delivering all sorts of goods and services keep the world and its economies thriving.

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