October 7, 2016 - Product News
Rand McNally unveiled a sleek, new electronic logging and fleet management device with cellular connectivity designed for small- and medium-sized fleets using Android smartphones or tablets.
Tags: telematics, Information Technology, Rand McNally, ELDs, ATA MC&E
July 19, 2016 - Product News
Teletrac Navman has launched a new global software platform, Teletrac Navman Director, for the 50- to 500-vehicle market. It tracks trucks and other assets, collects data for analytics, and provides real-time feedback to drivers.
Tags: telematics, Information Technology, Teletrac
March 17, 2016 - Product News
MiX Telematics has launched MiX Journey Management, a risk management solution for U.S. oil and gas companies that is integrated with the company’s fleet management platform.
Tags: Risk Management, Fleet Management Software, MiX Telematics, Information Technology
February 10, 2015 - Industry News
Participants in a panel at the Omnitracs Outlook User Conference shared some of the ways they have used technology to improve their CSA scores and overall safety performance.
Tags: CSA, Omnitracs, Information Technology, E-logs
January 26, 2015 - Product News
Continental released a free update to its VDO RoadLog ELD software addressing the recent suspension of certain provisions of the 34-hour restart rules.
Tags: FMCSA, ELDs, 34-Hour Restart, Hours of Service, Information Technology
January 6, 2015 - Product News
J.J. Keller is offering a truck driving school program designed to train student drivers to use electronic logs, also known as e-logs or electronic logging devices (ELDs). The program features the Encompass E-Log system from J.J. Keller.
Tags: Information Technology, Driver Training, J.J. Keller, ELDs, E-logs
December 18, 2014 - Industry News
The recently enacted change to drivers hours-of-service rules, scrapping parts of the restart provision adopted in July 2013, has prompted telematics and e-log providers to hustle out updates to their hours-of-service applications.
Tags: telematics, Information Technology, Compliance, E-logs, Hours of Service, 34-Hour Restart
November 11, 2014 - Product News
Drivewyze announced that its PreClear bypass service was added in North Carolina making it the 30th state offering the mobile weigh station bypass service.
Tags: Information Technology, North Carolina, Drivewyze, Drivewyze PreClear, Weigh Stations
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration took a step toward the pending electronic logging mandate with a notice about registering the devices log manufacturers will bring to market.
Tags: FMCSA, ELDs, Regulations, Hours of Service, Information Technology, Safety & Compliance, Drivers
August 20, 2014 - Industry News
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute are in the early stages of an idea to move stop and yield signs from the side of the road into the car itself, where a dashboard screen will automatically alert the driver of what actions to take, if any.
Tags: Information Technology, Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications, Connected Vehicle Technology
August 7, 2014 - Industry News
The Drivewyze PreClear bypass service has been added in Georgia, making it the 26th state to offer the mobile-based truck weigh station bypass service.
Tags: Information Technology, Drivewyze, Weigh Stations
July 10, 2014 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has revised its guidance regarding hours of service logging software programs on laptop computers, tablets, and smartphones, to allow for digital driver signatures.
Tags: FMCSA, Information Technology, Hours of Service
June 25, 2014 - Industry News
SmartDrive Systems announced Wednesday it added a custom coaching and scoring feature to its on-board video-based safety system.
Tags: SmartDrive Systems, Drivers, Information Technology
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
An insurance company and a provider of video-based fleet management services have teamed up.
Tags: telematics, Insurance, Information Technology
June 17, 2014 - Industry News
David Muse has joined inthinc Technology Solutions Inc. as president to oversee operations and strategic expansion. Muse, a leading operations technology executive, will help renew the company's focus on strategic growth.
Tags: Information Technology, inthinc, People
June 11, 2014 - Industry News
A free webinar June 26 will feature trucking industry experts discussing real-world experiences with several different types of cutting-edge truck technologies.
Tags: Information Technology, Tires, Collision Avoidance Technology, U.S. Department of Transportation, Roll Stability, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems
May 29, 2014 - Industry News
A provider of electronic revenue cycle, document management and invoicing services to the transportation industry, Pegasus TransTech, has acquired TripPak Services and ACS Advertising from Xerox.
Tags: Information Technology, Xerox, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pegasus TransTech, TripPak
May 20, 2014 - Industry News
Verizon Networkfleet and J.J. Keller & Associates have reached an agreement to develop the trucking industry’s first integrated, GPS fleet management solution, which will provide complete performance and compliance management.
Tags: J.J. Keller, Verizon Networkfleet, Information Technology, Safety & Compliance, Hours of Service, Electronic Logging Devices, ELD, CSA
May 13, 2014 - Industry News
Peloton Technology, Menlo Park, Calif., demonstrated its two-truck platooning system May 8 along a stretch of I-80 just east of Reno. The technology makes use of a forward collision avoidance system and vehicle-to-vehicle communication to allow two trucks to travel closer together than would normally be safe.
Tags: Truck Platooning, Peloton Technology, Information Technology, Future Trucks
April 29, 2014 - Industry News
Drivewyze and the Texas Department of Public Safety announced that Texas has added Drivewyze PreClear bypass service to the state’s six busiest commercial vehicle weigh stations.
Tags: Drivewyze, Drivewyze PreClear, Information Technology, Texas, Weigh Stations, Safety & Compliance
March 24, 2014 - Industry News
TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX -- Truckers and fleets using Rand McNally’s fleet management devices will be able to make use of Drivewyze’s PreClear scale bypass service under an agreement announced by the two companies on Monday at the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting.
Tags: Drivewyze PreClear, Rand McNally, Information Technology, TCA, Truckload Carriers Association
TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX -- Wabco and SmartDrive Systems announced they are forming a strategic partnership, which allows Wabco to expand its fleet management solutions to commercial vehicle fleets in North America. Integration between the two systems give fleets better data on driver behavior.
Tags: SmartDrive, Wabco, Safety & Compliance, Information Technology, TCA, Truckload Carriers Association
February 19, 2014 - Industry News
Following a U.S. Department of Transportation call to require vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology for all cars and light trucks on the nation’s highways, the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has been tapped to design the delivery integration framework that will allow vehicles to “talk” with their drivers and with other automobiles on the roadway.
Tags: U.S. DOT, V2V, NHTSA, Technology, Information Technology
February 3, 2014 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided to go ahead with a regulation that will require vehicle-to-vehicle communications systems in new cars. The move signals that trucks are likely to be included at some point in the future.
Tags: V2V, NHTSA, Information Technology
December 17, 2013 - Industry News
Winter does not officially begin until Saturday, however state transportation departments have been working hard to remove snow and ice from the nation's roadways for weeks.
Tags: Winter Driving, Information Technology
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