The Onspot Blog is the ultimate destination for heavy vehicle owners and operators who are determined to arrive safely and punctually. With our extensive knowledge and expertise, we provide you with invaluable tips and insights on how to navigate any road condition and weather adversity.
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.
Automatic snow chains have been on the market for a long time and are a proven system for increasing accessibility on slippery winter roads. The development of new trucks is fast, different fuels are available to choose from, such as "100% Electric" where the development is fast. But this also applies to "Automatic Snow Chains". Read more here
Winter poses unique challenges for truck mechanics as they strive to keep commercial vehicles safe and operational on icy roads. Read more here.
We all know the feeling when tires lose grip, and the vehicle starts skidding. Controlled skidding in a go-kart could be fun, but a heavy vehicle unexpectedly skidding on a road could cause a very dangerous situation. The skidding is due to the vehicle losing road grip and obviously, this has to do with tires and road surface and how the friction is affected.
An emergency call just came in and they needed first responders present on scene. It’s the middle of winter and the snow is falling rapidly.
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.
When winter comes to Sweden, fine dry country roads can quickly change into wet roads that freeze into ice. If it then starts snowing on the road, this does not make matters better. If you as a rescue vehicle driver gets an alarm right then, it can become difficult on the roads. That can delay the precious response time. But there are solutions. Read more here.
What parts in the daily job as a driver of a rescue vehicle will affect the response time? Learn more here
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.