Wheely-Safe’s intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) has already proved a wise investment at Frank Redman & Sons – saving the firm from two costly and potentially dangerous tyre blow outs. The Bedfordshire-based aggregates business – a contract haulier for Tarmac Group – is in the process of rolling out the technology across its fleet of eight-wheel tippers and 6×2 tractor units to improve the health & safety of its operation, reduce downtime and help cut fuel costs.
GTS, an Icelandic coach company and tour operator, reports that it has improved the safety of its operation and made significant financial savings since fitting its vehicles with Wheely-Safe technology.
Johnsons Aggregate and Recycling is rolling out the latest generation Wheely-Safe technology across its fleet of eight-wheel tippers, improving the efficiency and health & safety of its operation. The Ilkeston-based firm is in the process of installing the in-motion wheel loss detection system, which combines brake and hub temperature monitoring with an intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on 25 of its Scania trucks.
Independent public transport operator Go-Coach is Kent’s largest independent bus operator, operating 46 routes and carrying up to 5,500 passengers every day. The company is now rolling out Wheely-Safe technology across its fleet after a trial installation on a single Optare Solo bus flagged a potentially dangerous issue with brake temperatures.
Ian Maynard has been appointed managing director of Wheely-Safe (UK), a new, wholly-owned franchise launched to manage sales and aftersales for the automotive technology firm within its home market. It marks the first stage in ambitious new growth plans by parent company Wheely-Safe, part of GX2 Technology, to expand with franchises in key international markets. Each franchise will have access to the full suite of award-winning Wheely-Safe systems, which combine protection against wheel loss with brake/hub temperature monitoring and an intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
Northern Ireland’s public transport provider Translink is rolling out Wheely-Safe technology across its entire fleet in one of Wheely Safe’s largest fleet wins to date. As a result, the 1,400 buses and coaches will now use the in-motion wheel loss detection system, which combines brake and hub temperature monitoring with an intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
Harrow-based Desi Coaches has protected its entire fleet with the latest generation Wheely-Safe technology. The public transport operator has installed the in-motion wheel loss detection system, which combines brake and hub temperature monitoring with an intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), to maintain best practice in health & safety and compliance across its business.
Wheely-Safe has made four new appointments to its growing staff. Ian Maynard has joined as Business Development Manager, Amrit Grewal comes on board as Senior Engineer, Chris McLaughlin joins as System Integration Specialist, while Zoe Lucas has been appointed Field Sales Group Leader.
As of this year, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is accrediting road safety products with two levels of accreditation: DVSA Recognised, for products that are well-designed and have the potential to improve road safety; and DVSA Endorsed, for established products whose contribution to safer roads can be demonstrated. Wheely-Safe reports that its latest generation wheel loss detection system, which combines brake and hub temperature monitoring with an intelligent TPMS, has become one of the first products to become DVSA Recognised.
Global supply chain specialist Bullet Express is undergoing a major fleet upgrade, adding 32 new trucks to its operation each equipped with Wheely-Safe’s intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS). Founded in 1990, the firm provides comprehensive supply chain logistics and storage solutions to customers throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.
East Lothian-based Hamilton Waste & Recycling is opting for Wheely-Safe’s technology across its 35-strong truck fleet, having experienced first-hand the perilous dangers of wheel loss. The recycling and waste management business aims to eliminate any risk of human-error by installing the system, following a successful trial. The move to protect its fleet follows an incident a few years ago that left a lasting impact on the business.
Emergency Services lighting and equipment supplier Woodway Engineering has agreed a new distribution contract with Wheely-Safe. The company will supply Wheely-Safe’s latest generation of intelligent tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), wheel loss and wheel rim temperature sensors to its wide customer base across the UK and Ireland.
A-Star Transport has already saved itself a potentially costly breakdown since protecting its fleet of coaches and buses with Wheely-Safe’s latest generation technology. The Telford-based operator has fitted Wheely-Safe’s wheel loss and tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to its vehicles, having been impressed with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of the product.
Kitchen products supplier Waterline is in the process of rolling out Wheely-Safe technology across its commercial vehicle fleet. Eager to improve the safety and compliance of its operation, the business is fitting 29 Volvo FL delivery trucks with Wheely-Safe’s latest generation wheel loss and tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). Waterline was introduced to the technology by its tyre supplier, Three Counties Tyre Services.
Kier Highways Solutions is the latest company to embrace Wheely-Safe technology for its transport fleet. The technology is being rolled out across the company’s 25-strong commercial vehicle and trailer fleet, having impressed the business with the system’s flexibility and ease of use.