Truck Minder TM3 scoops Innovation Award

The Truck Minder TM3, an innovative, Thatcham quality assured security alarm system, has scooped the “Truck Innovation” Award at the inaugural Irish Auto Trade Awards.

The TM3 has been developed in conjunction with the haulage and fleet industry to help protect a vehicle’s fuel load at all times. TruckMinder has been working with a leading fleet operator, with the system currently in the field being tested and scrutinised.

Padraic Deane with Innovation Award winners Steven Shaw and Simon Jones from (TTC) Truck and Trailer Components in the Transport Category for Truckminder TM3 Security Alarm System at the Auto Trade Expo at CityWest.
Padraic Deane with Innovation Award winners Steven Shaw and Simon Jones from (TTC) Truck and Trailer Components in the Transport Category for Truckminder TM3 Security Alarm System at the Auto Trade Expo at CityWest.

To ensure the attacks are recorded TruckMinder have also been working with leading telematics providers. The device has be engineered to connect to the telematics to create an event notification. Event notifications are provided either via email or text message to the relevant fleet directors / owners.

The secret of what makes the TM3 system the leading alarm system in the market lies within the unique Truckminder technology.

A sensor constantly monitors the vehicle’s fuel cap and tank, two microcontrollers continually communicating with each other creating a ‘heartbeat’ signal. When the signal is broken the vehicle knows an attack is taking place.