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Hotel for your automatic tire chains

Eric Carlebom, September 24, 2020

Servicing your automatic snow chains are important in order to maintain function and safety. The best is if you have the opportunity to store your automatic snow chains for a season at an Onspot Hotel.

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What can an Automatic Tire Chain System do for you?

Ulrik Andersson, September 21, 2020

Automatic tire chain systems can be explaned in two ways: 1) The physical properties of the system, and 2) What the system provides for you. Here we have them both listed. Learn more below.

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Why an automatic tire chain system?

Ulrik Andersson, September 4, 2020

Why should anyone invest in an automatic tire chain system? Existing choices for increasing traction in slippery conditions have long been in use. Read more here about all the options.

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How to Measure for your Onspot System

Leonard D'Orlando, August 20, 2020

It is important to understand that Onspot is not a one-size-fits-all product due to the variety of vehicles used across a multitude of industries. More importantly for a fleet manager and it cannot be emphasized enough, one cannot assume that “sister chassis” are identical so measurement of every truck is highly recommended.

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Fleet operations: A balancing act between efficiency and safety

Leonard D'Orlando, August 6, 2020

As a fleet manager, running a cost effective and efficient fleet safely is paramount to its success.  This is a challenge that must be faced and overcome on a daily basis.  When presented with any number of external forces out of the control of the fleet operator, then this process becomes even more difficult.  The ability to run a fleet in inclement weather mainly snow and ice conditions is one such challenge. 

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Servicing the Onspot system: Tips for the mechanic

Leonard D'Orlando, July 9, 2020

When it comes to the Onspot automatic tire chain system there are many advantages.  Through the simple push of a dashboard switch the chain wheels are engaged providing the driver with traction on snow and ice.  It is not necessary for the driver to get out of the vehicle and manually strap chains on the tires. The driver can stay in the cab of the vehicle, avoiding the harsh winter conditions, the dangers of chaining up on the side of the road, and the overall physical exertion associated with conventional chains.  This is all well and good for the driver.

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Onspot: benefits for everyone

Leonard D'Orlando, June 25, 2020

The wait is over and the Onspot automatic tire chain system has arrived.  Soon traction on snow and ice will be as simple as flipping a dashboard mounted switch.  Gone are the days of having to get out in inclement weather and manually “throw iron”.  This is a tremendous benefit for any driver, but what about the mechanic?

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What is Onspot?

Eric Jones, May 28, 2020

I’ve worked with Onspot for the past five years and the most common question I still receive is “what do you guys do?”

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Are automatic tire chains in compliance with laws where I drive?

Maritza Hernandez, May 14, 2020

The short answer is yes. Automatic tire chains are utilized by various industries and approved by governments worldwide. Read more here.

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Bus delays – and a smart way to prevent the problem

Eric Jones, April 30, 2020

The bus driver has a delicate job, which rightly puts a great deal of pressure on him as passengers expect to reach their destination right on time. It is basically the same whether driving a school bus, a public city bus, or a coach. Any delays may have consequences ranging from just irritation to compensation claims. Thus, preventing delays is a good way to make the bus driver’s day a bit easier.

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