Crown Highways are installing a new tyre pressure monitoring system on all vehicles across their entire fleet. The Fit2Go TPMS will come as standard, placing an even greater emphasis on health and safety in the company’s day to day activity.
Introducing the Fit2Go TPMS System…
The Fit2Go System is an incredibly user friendly, intuitive Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) comprising of a stylish “tax disc” sized receiver and four small Tyre Pressure Sensors.
The “Tax Disc” Receiver has been cleverly designed to utilise the space created by the elimination of the tax disc as it is the same size, with an Eco friendly solar panel for power. Installation is incredibly simple, by just pressing and holding down the small button on the back, waiting for the icons to light up, removing the adhesive backing, and finally adhering the receiver to the inside of the windscreen.
The Tyre Pressure Sensors are fitted by simply removing the valve dust caps, screwing on the anti-theft nut followed by the sensor, and locking the sensor in place with the included spanner- and that’s it!
So, what if there’s a problem?
In the case of a tyre problem detected by the tyre pressure sensor, the relevant icon on the “Tax Disc” Receiver will flash on and off combined with a bleeping alarm to alert the driver of any tyre pressure problems.
We asked Crown MD Mike Dale why install Fit2Go across the fleet? And what benefits it brings to Crown?
“First and foremost, it’s about safety. For our drivers to know if there are any deficiencies in their tyres is important, as they can they address any potential issues as soon as they begin to occur.
“This clearly reduces any risk to both our people, as well as the public. According to research, there are 62% of cars on the road running on incorrectly inflated tyres, with 37% classed as ‘dangerous’. So, we’re taking these steps to do our part in increasing the safety of everybody on the roads.
Additionally, we’re always looking for ways to improve the efficiency of our operations. A tyre under inflated by 30% sees a reduction in its life reduced by a third, and a tyre under inflated by 15psi leads to around a 6% increase in fuel consumption – so secondary to the safety factors, there are efficiency and cost saving benefits to installing Fit2Go across our fleet.”