: Commercial Drivers

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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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Is the internet a game-changer for the commercial truck driver?

Ulrik Andersson, March 8, 2019

Internet communication and services play an important role in the transportation and logistics industry, as well as for the truck drivers. However, there is a possible side-effect to common online behaviour that may put extra pressure on the commercial truck driver…

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Why Bridges Freeze Before Roads Do

Leonard D'Orlando, December 6, 2018

We should pay special attention to bridges and overpasses when driving in temperatures around the freezing point. Over the years we have heard that bridges may be icy while the road is not. We have also seen signs posted before bridges and overpasses which state this for safety reasons. This condition however is an important one that should be given some consideration. So how could the bridge be icy when the road is not? Here’s why.

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Tips for black ice - look, listen and react

Eric Jones, November 29, 2018

The first winter storm of the season often catches many of us by surprise. Soon most of us will have had  our first big burst of winter weather. The snow-covered roads and plow trucks are an obvious indicator that we should be vigilant while driving. But what about when ice is present without these visual cues? Black ice is the winter threat many of us fail to observe until it’s too late. 

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