Miami-Dade County Schools Automated Refueling Station 1. Park vehicle within reasonable proximity to fuel dispenser. 2. Set parking brake, shut-off engine and turn key to the off position. (Counterclockwise)
Miami-Dade County SchoolsAutomated Refueling Station • Exit bus and remove fuel cap. • Some buses equipped with non-removable fuel caps. Simply insert fuel nozzle through the top of the fuel cap.
Miami-Dade County SchoolsAutomated Refueling Station • Lift fuel dispenser nozzle, rotate pump lever to ON position • Insert dispenser nozzle into fuel tank filler neck.
Miami-Dade County SchoolsAutomated Refueling Station • Return to dispenser and begin pumping fuel. • Fuel dispenser nozzle will automatically trigger off when tank is full. DO NOT OVERFILL
Miami-Dade County SchoolsAutomated Refueling Station • Remove dispenser nozzle, rotate lever to off and insert nozzle back into pump holder. • Reinstall fuel cap and return to the vehicle • Your refueling is now complete, you may now proceed to your destination.
Miami-Dade County SchoolsAutomated Refueling Station • In the unlikely event you have any trouble with these procedures, the fuel attendants will be happy to assist you. • In case of a fuel spill, accident or fire contact the shop manager immediately.
Tank Level Sensor Lubricant Dispensers System Overview Site Control Unit Fleet Maintenance Fuel storage tanks with probes Mainframe Other TCP/IP VIT Central Server Mobile Tanker Truck Fueling Reports on Demand
No Operator Intervention • Programmable (thru antennae or port) • Advanced electronics • Positive odometer readings • Ensures fuel goes in the specified unit • Frees drivers from ALL data entries • Reduces card reissue and file problems • FCC Compliant • Four Inputs • Programming Port • Ignition • Odometer • PTO • Configurable Outputs • Display • Ignition Kill • Conditioned Digital Odometer
Vehicle Information Transmitter • Inputs • Vehicle Odometer pulse accumulator (100,000 Pulses/mile @ 150 MPH ) • 5 Digital inputs (10-32 VDC) • 7 Analog Inputs (10 bit resolution) • On board reference temperature sensor • Outputs • 2 Contact closure: 5 A contacts • Communications • J1708 Vehicle Computer Communication • RS232 interface port • Ward Display Module • Ward Active Antennae • Programming / Configuration • Enhanced Processor capability • Nonvolatile memory
VIT RF Hose Module • 900 MHz Bi-directional communication • Programmable • Low profile form factor (Top or Side mounting) • Low Power Consumption (1 Yr + Battery Duty Life) • Durable – Gas / Oil resistant • Shock Resistant
Island Fuel Control Terminal • VIT / Card / Electronic Key / Keyboard Entry (Any combination) • TCP/IP Interface • RF TCP/IP • Modem Communication • Tank Level Sensor Interface • Voyager Card Support • Ward Card Support • Durable • Built to Last • Ease of Service
Truck Terminal • Mobile Truck Fueling • RF Communication • Card, Key or VIT Convenience • Hardened Stainless Steel Case and Electronics • Adaptable & Customizable
Tank Level Sensing • System will monitor fuel tank levels • Generate automatic tank refill requests • EPA “Variance of Throughput” Report • Automatic Paging on Alarms
Reports tailored to meet unique needs of Customer • Recapitulation Report • State Disbursement Record Report • Tank Reconciliation Report • On/Off Road Fuel Tax Report • Billing of Foreign Transactions • Accounting Flexibility • Maintenance Package Interface • Billing and accounting modules available Reports on Demand Over 300 Reports Available!
Pros & Cons CONS • Displacement or Reassignment of personnel (Contractual Issues) • CBG (Clerical, Breakdown, Fueling) • Health issues/claims regarding personnel • Safety issues (Breakaway hoses, spills, monitoring cameras)
Pros & Cons PRO • Improved data collection and accuracy • Reduction of fuel consumption • Eliminate Fuel Attendants cost • Optimization of personnel in critical shortage areas • Eliminate unauthorized fueling • Reduce driver refueling time (24/7 access) • Reduce or eliminate manual data entry calculations and errors
Pros & Cons Additional Advantages • Capability to interface with Fleet Maintenance Systems to schedule PM’s • Improved accuracy charge backs to other department users • Bus Wash • Return on Investment • Student Data Interface