April 6, 2006
British Columbia firm supplies ambulance tire systems
Richmond, British Columbia – SmarTire Systems Inc. of B.C. has announced that its active tire pressure monitoring system will be included as an option on new and existing ambulance vehicles produced by Medtec Ambulance Corporation of Indiana. SmarTire’s system is also used by Pierce Manufacturing, which produces fire and safety apparatus.
The SmarTire active system displays each tire’s temperature and pressure deviation at the touch of a button, and signals a warning if it detects a loss of air or abnormally high tire temperature.