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Accessories (July 01, 2009)

NAL Insurance has developed a free online Accident Register to its Web-based Fleet Administration System. The new tool captures all the information required by the FMCSA, DoT and MTO in the event of a...


NAL Insurance has developed a free online Accident Register to its Web-based Fleet Administration System. The new tool captures all the information required by the FMCSA, DoT and MTO in the event of an accident, the company claims. It also features comprehensive reports which allow fleets to identify the causes of accidents. For more, visit www.nalinsurance.comor call 800-265-1657.

Kinedyne has introduced new Grip Link 9-mm stud tire chains for muddy, snowy and icy Canadian off-road conditions. The heavy-duty chains are designed to improve off-road trucking safety. They feature aggressive, long-wearing 9-mm studs and are ideal for applications ranging from hauling 50-foot pine trunks from a hillside logging site to delivering heavy equipment and supplies in the oil patch, the company says. Kinedyne Canada distributors will be offering Grip Link chains year-round, the company says.

Thomas-Ritt Associates now has 75 high-impact health and safety posters available for the workplace. They’ve been developed in cooperation with the Municipal Health and Safety Association of Ontario. The posters are available in two sizes: 13″x19″ and 22″x28″, according to the company. They include 16 different categories, such as ergonomics, slips and falls, traffic/driving and working around machinery. The posters can be customized to meet the needs of individual clients, according to the company. A portion of the proceeds is donated to the public health and safety system in Ontario to promote workplace health and safety, according to Thomas-Ritt Associates. To view the posters and place an order, visit www.safety-posters.bizor call 905-309-5431.

Winsted Group out of Alliston, Ont. is offering a new 16-GB digital video recorder that offers up to 16 hours of continuous loop recording to monitor driver behaviour or provide evidence of events leading to an accident. The system features two cameras and boasts GPS integration. It also features G-sensors that can detect hard braking and acceleration, according to the company. For more info, call 866-542-1343 or visit www.mobilesafety.net.

The Canadian Trucking Alliance has a new Web site. The new site, located at www.cantruck.ca,is easier to navigate according to the association. It boasts improved menus and features so visitors to the site can easily get up to speed on industry issues, according to the CTA.

FLO Components has introduced a new 12 VDC Reel-n-Flow pump and reel kit to assist with mobile lubricant service equipment applications. The company says the ‘plug-and-play’ kit can operate off 12-or 24-volt power supplies and offers hassle-free installation on mobile equipment. There are no supply lines, return lines or fittings that normally come with traditional pump kits, according to the company. The system boasts a 19:1 gear ratio to quickly deliver grease in temperatures as low as -7 C. The hose reel comes with a 50-ft. hose. For more info, call 800-668-5458 or visit www.flocomponents.com.


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