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TPMS – What does it stand for, and how is it saving lives?

TPMS stands for Tire Pressure Monitoring System and has become compulsory in many vehicles since the year 2000 due to stricter legislation around vehicle safety systems, particularly in the wake of fatal accidents involving significantly underinflated tires.

The benefits of TPMS have been recognized by most car and truck makers with most vehicles manufactured since 2007 equipped with TPMS as standard equipment. Its universally-recognized alert icon now appears on thousands of dashboards around the world, giving drivers an easy way to know if and when tires are not properly inflated.

Why is it important, and how can fleet owners take advantage of this technology to improve overall fleet safety and fuel economy?

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