Enhancing Fleet Safety and Efficiency

Written by Ulrik Andersson,

As a fleet manager overseeing heavy commercial vehicles, you’re well aware of the challenges posed by winter weather. Snow-covered roads can disrupt schedules, endanger drivers, and impact overall productivity. In this blog, we’ll explore the world of automatic snow chains and why they should be an integral part of your fleet’s winter preparedness strategy.

Understanding Automatic Snow Chains

At first glance, the concept of “automatic” snow chains might seem unusual. After all, how can something as traditional as snow chains be automated? Let’s break it down:

  • Traction in the Tire Footprint:

    • Traditional snow chains are effective only when applied directly to the tire’s footprint.
    • The conventional method involves dressing the entire wheel with a net of chains—a labor-intensive, time-consuming, and often messy process.
  • The Automatic Solution:

    • Automatic snow chains revolutionize this approach.
    • With a simple button press, a chain wheel starts rotating, deploying short chain strands directly into the tire’s footprint.
    • The result? Instant traction without the hassle.

Onspot on truck 4-3 640w

Why Choose Automatic Snow Chains?

  • Safety First:

    • Traditional roadside chain installation can be risky due to passing traffic and reduced visibility.
    • Automatic snow chains eliminate this risk. Drivers gain immediate traction without leaving the safety of their warm cabs.
  • Efficiency Matters:

    • Mounting traditional chains takes time—typically around half an hour per vehicle.
    • Automatic snow chains provide instant traction. No waiting, no delays. Your fleet keeps moving efficiently.
  • Durability and Reliability:

    • Chains are known for their durability and ability to withstand heavy wear.
    • Automatic snow chains are engineered for reliability, ensuring consistent traction when needed.

Onspot switch international 4-3 640w


As a fleet manager, prioritize safety, productivity, and schedules—even in challenging winter conditions. Automatic snow chains offer a smarter, faster, and more convenient solution. Press that button, gain traction, and drive confidently. Remember, automatic snow chains are not just an option; they’re a necessity.

For detailed insights on how automatic snow chains work, check out our in-depth site.

All about automatic snow chains


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Ulrik Andersson

About Ulrik Andersson

Ulrik is Global Brand Manager - Onspot and is located at the headquarters in Vänersborg, Sweden. He has been with the company for over ten years and have been working with sales, marketing and customer relations all of the time. Ulrik enjoys spending time with his wife, family and friends. On the weekend, you might find him with a camera taking pictures since that has been a hobby of his for a long time.


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