Pedigree Technologies has partnered with Doran Manufacturing to develop a tire pressure monitoring system which can be accessed remotely.
It combines the Doran 360 tire pressure monitoring system with Pedigree’s OneView platform. A dispatcher can ensure that tires are properly inflated on a truck which can help prolong the life of the tires and improve fuel economy, says Pedigree.
The Doran 360 sends tire pressure readings to the OneView platform each time the ignition is turned on or off and whenever there is a dramatic tire pressure loss or low pressure alarm is activated. The readings are combined with the vehicles GPS location and OneView sends email and text message alerts to the dispatcher to make them aware of the tire condition.
“The capability to have remote visibility to tires with low pressure allows fleets to proactively address those tires, which helps improve tread life, improve casing quality and minimize roadside repair calls from catastrophic tire failure,” said Jim Samocki, general manager for Doran.
The Doran 360 uses a valve stem mounted sensor which transmits the data to the OneView platform and to a display in the cab of the vehicle. That display allows the driver to see current tire pressures and gives audible and visual alerts when a low tire pressure threshold is reached.