The number one goal of every school bus driver is the transportation of all students safely. Many drivers learn from day-to-day situations how to improve their safety measures. Ultimately, over the years they develop proven methods for providing student transportation in a safe and efficient manner.
The role of a school bus driver is extremely important. You are trusted by parents all over the world to get their children to and from school safely and on-time. It is a job you should be proud of. As a school bus driver, do you often wonder what else you can do to ensure the safety of the children? I know you do. It’s because you take pride in the job.
When we recently exhibited at the "Fire and Rescue Fair in Västervik" (in Sweden), we did get many questions about Onspot. One of the questions were "can automatic snow chains be used in the summer"? Want to know more about the firefighters' questions and their experiences with automatic snow chains? Read more here
Response time is critical for the rescue driver. Once a call is dispatched the clock starts. It now rests upon the driver to arrive on scene (and in some instances leave the scene) as quickly and safely as possible. No doubt being prepared is critical. Read more here.
Black ice. How do you conquer that in a quick way without having to leave the safety in your vehicle. Read more here
For the commercial driver another winter season is behind them, albeit slowly. As Spring approaches, it is a good time to assess the condition of equipment. It is also a good time to look back and evaluate your delivery schedule.
The world of the fleet manager is more complex than ever. Whether you are an owner operator working solo with one truck and trailer or in charge of a large fleet with hundreds of drivers and equipment. The landscape of the logistics world today has changed drastically even in just the past few years.
Since November 2021, a new regulation is applying when you are driving in France during winter time. This concerns snow chains. Learn more here.
Automatic snow chains are a highly reliable and an easy system to use and to increase accessibility on winter road conditions. But of course, as with all equipment on the truck, you also have to maintain your automatic snow chains. How does the mechanic work with your automatic snow chains? Read more here
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 home. Here are some tips on how to improv performance on icy roads.