When winter arrives, sudden weather changes can affect us. The nights are longer than the days, and wet road surfaces can quickly freeze into ice. Having good traction is essential for road safety. Read more here: What is friction and its relationship with traction?
: Traction aid for heavy vehicles
Timeliness is crucial in the transport business, especially in icy and snowy conditions. Discover more about the solution of automatic snow chains in North America in this blog post by an Onspot sales team member.
Having traction is essential for forward motion. While many people believe that traction is simply another word for friction, there are distinct differences between the two. Learn 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.
The importance of commercial drivers cannot be overstated. These women and men driving across the world, delivering all sorts of goods and services keep the world and its economies thriving.
As many Fleet Managers, you work every day for having the best result of your fleet and to have drivers happy. You have the best trucks in your fleet with last technological accessories to conquest the road. But you may have forgotten something ? The weather can quickly change, and you will be at a loss if you don’t have the right equipment. Learn more here.
Being a school bus driver carries a lot of responsibility. The main concern is getting the children to and from their school activities safely. This is challenging enough on a regular day, but now imagine it is the middle of winter with roads covered in ice and snow. Read below on how Onspot is here to help.
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.
Whether you are a driver picking up household waste in isolated villages, transporting children to school early in the morning, or delivering products to customers awaiting their orders, you are almost always on the road. The open road can be great, but sometimes, the conditions can change to much less than favorable in a matter of minutes. Learn more here