Why an All Terrain Vehicle hire can prevent you being caught out in the cold this winter
It’s that time of year again, Christmas is over, and the spring seems to be just in sight, until an unexpected cold spell stops us in our tracks and reminds us that winter isn’t over just yet!
Snow and ice can be a big problem for many companies, interrupting normal service and causing hazardous conditions in service yards and car parks. Clearing snow and ice manually can be a time consuming (and back breaking!) task, especially if you have large areas to cover. But there is a solution to these winter worries, an All Terrain Vehicle from PSS HIRE can be hired with snow plough and salt spreader attachments to manage winter weather conditions, prevent business down-time and improve safety.
Read on to discover:
- Who can benefit from hiring an All Terrain Vehicle/Snow Plough?
- What are the special features of the All Terrain Vehicle Snow Plough?
- How to hire an ATV Snow Plough and what you need to know
- Who can drive an ATV?
- Flexible solutions all year round
Who can benefit from an All Terrain Snow Plough hire?
Any company that has critical business functions which need to be maintained throughout the winter months would find the ATV Snow Plough a useful addition to their equipment repertoire. Educational facilities, retail units, manufacturing facilities and even football clubs have benefitted from the ATV Snow Plough. In the event of predicted bad weather, the ATV Snow Plough can be hired to provide additional reassurance that an important event will still be able to take place safely, and to speed up the process of treating surfaces and clearing snow.
The equipment is perfectly suited for clearing any smooth surface such as car parks, service yards or walkways. Keeping these areas free from snow and ice is an essential task for Ground and Facilities Maintenance teams, to ensure safety and allow business to continue as usual. And of course, the option to hire this equipment means it can be used on a flexible, short term basis and either returned when the season changes or adapted to meet the requirements of the warmer months.
What are the special features of the ATV Snow Plough?
The John Deer Gator XUV 855D ATV has on-demand 4-wheel drive, off-road tyres and a powerful 854cc diesel engine which ensures it can be safely and easily driven through the snow. Hired as a total package, it comes ready with gritter boxes and snow plough attachments.
The ATV Snow Plough can be driven on UK roads and is fitted with an ECC Road Homologation kit. It features window wipers and washers, indicators, and a 3-point safety harness, ensuring compliance with road regulations and allowing the user to drive between sites and manage numerous locations at once.
The ATV has a fully enclosed cab, providing additional levels of protection and safety for the driver. It is even fitted with heaters to keep the driver warm in harsh weather conditions! The ATV’s high specification features make it a comfortable and safe drive, ensuring the driver remains in command, whatever the weather.
How to Hire an ATV Snow Plough and what you need to know.
To hire an All Terrain Vehicle from PSS HIRE, you would need to have an active credit account. This is a simple process that can be completed over the phone or in a service centre location. You will need to provide references and confirmation of insurances and then your credit account can be approved and activated within 24 to 48 hours! Once your account is set up, you can hire from any of the 14 PSS HIRE service centres located throughout the UK and Ireland, and also access the thousands of other products available to hire from across the specialist A-Plant divisions.
PSS HIRE regularly invest in new equipment, selecting the best performing equipment on the market to ensure reliability for our customers. However, if the ATV breaks down or you experience technical difficulties, we will attend your site within 3 hours to get you back up and running as quickly as possible.
Who can drive an ATV?
Anyone can drive the ATV and PSS HIRE will provide operational instructions and driver familiarisation training at handover. To use the ATV on the road, the driver must hold a valid UK driving licence.
Flexible solutions available all year round!
Of course, when the weather changes you can off-hire the ATV Snow Plough and avoid the annual cost associated with purchasing the equipment. The range of ATV’s supplied by PSS HIRE are incredibly versatile and can be used for a wide variety of functions all year round.
Contact the PSS team to discuss your requirements or browse our full range of ATV’s here: https://www.psshire.com/products/all-terrain-specialised-vehicles