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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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Slippery roads - the benefits of automatic snow chains

Ulrik Andersson, August 12, 2021

Would you benefit from automatic snow chains as a commercial driver?Read more here and download a folder that explains why you would that.

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Why do I Use Onspot? – Commercial Drivers on Meeting Deadlines

Ulrik Andersson, July 15, 2021

As the demands for commercial driver productivity increases every day, it can be a challenge to meet them even in the best conditions. Now, add winter weather into the mix, these demands can seem even further out of reach. How does a pro driver battle these situations? Read below to find out.

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Onspot checklist to give to your drivers

Ulrik Andersson, September 3, 2020

Before we know it, we will be in the winter season when roads will look like in the picture above. To get the most out of their Onspot investment, many fleet managers supply their drivers with checklists. These checklists make it easy for drivers to maintain the vehicle. Learn more and download the checklist here.

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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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How do commercial drivers succeed in today's trucking industry?

Ulrik Andersson, December 26, 2019

Being a driver of a commercial vehicle today demands a lot. You must be a skilled driver and good at finding your way to the delivery destination. You must also always make your deliveries at the correct place and at the correct time.

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Schedule saving tips for commercial drivers

Eric Jones, December 12, 2019

The holiday season is upon us which means it's "go time" for professional delivery drivers. Unfortunately, along with the stress of seasonal demand the winter weather can create additional challenges towards completing your daily schedule on time.

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A shortcut to reduce Onspot maintenance

Ulrik Andersson, April 18, 2019

As we here on the northern hemisphere of the globe are approaching the warmer seasons, it is hard to plan for the next winter.  With some simple steps you keep your system maintained so that it can keep supporting  you the next winter. Learn how.

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"Onspot saves a lot of time"

Eric Jones, April 4, 2019

"Onspot saves a lot of time" - Jakob, Driver @ Meyer Logistics

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Tips on how to drive during winter!

Lucas Gulino, March 21, 2019

Experienced driver or beginner, driving on snowy and icy roads is a risky situation for everyone. These risks, however,can be reduced by applying the following advice.

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