TfNSW sets new Specifications for TMSystems to mitigate Wheel Well Fires / OTSI Updated 2016 Bus Fire Report

LSM Technologies are proud to be part of the Public Transport for NSW (TfNSW) safety initiatives to mitigate Bus Fires emanating from the Wheel Well. As reported in previously related news articles (see below), TfNSW are continuing to roll out > 4,000 LSM TyreGuard® TMSystems Technology on their Buses.

LSM Technologies are proud to have been instrumental in assisting NfNSW to develop their new TMSystems Standard - BC17/18562 on Buses.

LSM TyreGuard® TMSystems are a proactive technology that prevents a potential Wheel / Tyre Fire by monitoring the Tyre / Rim Temperature and warning the Operator- before a fire starts.

LSM TyreGuard® TMSystems provides significant  Safety and Cost - down benefits with:

  • Increasing Tyre Service Life.
  • Enhanced Bus Braking, Traction, Stability and Control.
  • Mitigation of catastrophic tyre failure, blow - outs and wheel offs.
  • Reduced Fuel Economy.
  • Increased Productivity / Scheduling.
  • Reduced Labour for tyre re- pressurisation.
  • Compliance / Event Reporting / Analysis (FSMS-  Telemetry Fleet Safety Management Systems)

LSM TyreGuard® not only provides the latest SAE Tested  / Certified, Robust and Fit - for- Purpose TMSystem technology. We also provide extensive Engineering / Technical  Services / Support, Training and Education to Bus Operators, Drivers and Maintenance personnel.

The OTIS (Office of Transport Safety Investigations) has also recently released their latest investigative report Bus Fires in NSW 2016 (linked below) stating 43% of Bus Fires (77 off) in NSW were confined to the Wheel Well.

LSM TyreGuard® TMSystems is directly integrated in to our FSM® Safety (Tracking) Manager Telematics that provides an intuitive web browser interface with a single click access to fleet dashboards, customisable reports, compliance tools as well as real time, user defined alerts.

LSM Technologies enhancing: Workplace OH&S + Equipment Damage Control + Productivity.

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43% of Bus Fires are from the Wheel Well
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