Operations AS is proud to announce that the full product range of AutoSock for
Trucks has been now fully approved as an alternate traction device by the
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), USA, from this winter season on
(See attached file).
very good performance on trucks on slippery roads, AutoSock decreases the
dangerous exposure of drivers to severe weather and traffic when chaining up
the trucks. In the winter season 2007/8 two drivers died in Colorado while mounting metal chains to
their trucks, usually lasting more than 30 minutes. With AutoSock, the driving
axle is equipped in less than 3 minutes!
intense testing campaign of AutoSock for Trucks in the Rocky
Mountains in 2008, CDOT granted a preliminary approval for the
product range for the winter season 2008/9.
positive feedbacks from truck drivers in regards to traction and handling of
AutoSock, CDOT now has granted AutoSock permanent approval for being used on
mountain roads and passes where it is compulsory to mount snow chains.
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