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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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Mechanic - Save time and money with correct maintenance

Eric Carlebom, January 11, 2022

Automatic tire chains are a very reliable and easy system to use for increasing accessibility on winter road conditions. But of course, as with all equipment on the truck, you also have to maintain your automatic tire chains. How does the mechanic work with your automatic tire chains? Read more here

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Happy New Year 2022!

Shane Woodman, December 31, 2021

2022, here we come! Happy New Year! 

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Merry Christmas to all of you!

Onspot of North America, December 25, 2021

The Onspot family would like to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas!

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School bus driving - improve perfomance on icy roads

Ulrik Andersson, December 16, 2021

As a school bus driver, you want to bring the pupils to school, on time in the morning. In the evening you should also bring them safely homeHere are some tips on how to improv performance on icy roads.

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The school bus: A history of safety and innovation

Leonard D'Orlando, December 2, 2021

The school season is in full swing which means for people living in the US and Canada school buses are running routes through neighborhoods taking kids to school in the early morning hours and safely returning them home again in the afternoon. Learn more here.

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School bus driver – Why do I need automatic tire chains ?

Thomas Ancart, November 18, 2021

Being a School Bus Driver is a very important job. You have the responsability to bring the kids to school and home on time and safely. During the season, you will be faced to slippery roads and you have to be prepared !

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School Bus Drivers - Being Prepared for Winter Driving

Leonard D'Orlando, November 4, 2021

As the leaves begin to turn colors and the air turns crisp, we are reminded that winter and the inclement weather it brings with it is just around the corner. What can be done to prepare for this? Read on to learn more.

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