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ATAC Roma is increasing the fire safety of its bus fleet together with Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection

Press release   •   Mar 27, 2019 08:45 CET

Bus fire safety

Since September 2018 ATAC Roma (Azienda per la mobilità del Comune di Roma) is increasing the fire safety of their bus fleet together with Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection. The project consists of retrofitting 400 buses by installing fire suppression systems in the engine compartments of the buses until April 2019.

“We are very proud to work closely with ATAC to provide sustainable and reliable solutions to potential fire hazards. Dafo Vehicle’s fire safety mitigation strategy is to make sure that ATAC operates at the front line of vehicle fire safety engineering with less downtime and secured business continuity”, says Marcello Sanchez, Business Manager, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection.

“We work very fast with the good assistance of ATAC in order to finalize the project before the upcoming hot summer. A tested and certified Fire Suppression System in combination with a reliable fire detection system, such as Dafo Vehicle’s, is the best first line of response in case of an emergency such as at a thermal incident”, says Laura Rossi, Sales Manager, CEDISS – local Italian Partner of Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection.

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Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB supplies fire detection and suppression systems for buses and coaches, mining and construction equipment, forestry and waste handling equipment as well as material and cargo handling. For further information, please visit www.dafo-vehicle.com.


For further information, kindly contact:

Marcello Sanchez, Business Manager, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB
Phone: +46 (10) 1768 107, marcello.sanchez@dafo-vehicle.com

For hi-res images:

Jeanette Chevalier, Marketing Manager, Dafo
Phone: +46 (8) 506 405 01, jeanette.chevalier@dafo.se

Dafo is a pioneer in Vehicle Fire Suppression with more than 100 000 sold systems for both military and civil customers in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Knowhow and experience ensures our customers the latest technology combined with proven reliability. Our close cooperation with major vehicle manufacturers offers unsurpassed integration, performance and logistics.

Our Forrex system, which combines the features of liquid and dry chemical with all the benefits but none of the drawbacks, are developed “in house” and includes unique and patented solutions where quality is ensured throughout the production chain. Unlike other agents, Forrex is tailor made for Vehicle Protection and offers outstanding flame knock down and unique protection against re-ignition.

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