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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 International, December 24, 2021

The Onspot family would like to wish you and your families a 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 snow 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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Emergency Vehicles- What are rescue drivers saying?

Shane Woodman, October 21, 2021

Do you experience white knuckles when driving in the snow? As a rescue driver, there is someone on the other end of your route relying on your arrival. No matter how nervous you are about the weather, deep down you know that you are about to potentially save a life. So you push through. 

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Fire Fighters - How being prepared reduces response time

Leonard D'Orlando, October 7, 2021

All first responders  know that when they get the call a quick response time is critical. It contributes to saving lives, containing fires, and ensuring the safety of the community. Fire fighters use various resources at their disposal to accomplish what is needed while ensuring their safety and the safety of those around them.  

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Firetruck driver -Why is it good to have automatic snow chains?

Eric Carlebom, September 23, 2021

 

Working as a firefighter places great demands on you as a person, your professional skills and your education. The development of equipment and vehicles also accelerating and today's fire trucks are
advanced and complex. It is important that the driver and the firefighter team know their firetruck and its equipment. Poor equipment can have consequences for the emergency response time.

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Commercial Driver - Conventional vs Automatic snow chains

Shane Woodman, August 26, 2021

Snowstorms, they are likely to happen 

It is time to hit the road, but you know there's a good chance you will encounter a snowstorm on the way to your destination... You know the objective is to reach your destination safely and on-time. At some point along the journey your truck is going to need tire chains applied to the road surface. You have two options in this situation; get out of the vehicle and chain your tires up (while traffic is driving past you) or use automatic tire chains by flipping a switch from the comfort of you cab. 

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