Safety & Compliance

Photo courtesy of MetTel.


MetTel Offers Connected Workforce Management Product

New York City-based MetTel will offer a mobile workforce solution called Fleet Management Solutions to help companies and municipal governments connect their workforce and vehicle fleet assets to the internet.

Image: Volvo Group


Capitol Hill Dems Float Bill to Force Sleep-Apnea Rule

Six weeks after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration pulled their advance notice of proposed rulemaking on obstructive sleep apnea, Democrats in both the House and Senate are pushing back.

Safety & Compliance Award winner Ken Marvenko owes some of the success of his fleet safety program to a 100% buy-in from all of the decision-makers within the company. Photo:  Paper Transport


Paper Transport Buys Into Safety-Focused Culture

2017 HDT Safety & Compliance Award winner Ken Marvenko talks about the task of taking over Paper Transport's safety department and how buy-in can affect fleet safety culture.

Photo: Morgan Corporation


Morgan Releases Improved Side Guards

The new side- and-rear step designs and dent resistant plastic toolboxes are lighter than traditional metal toolboxes.

Photo: Roehl Transport


FMCSA to Host Two-Day ELD Implementation Event

As required by federal law, all motor carriers subject to the ELD Rule must convert from paper logs or logging software to a registered ELD if they do not have an Automatic On-Board Recording Device by Dec. 18 of this year.

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Ford Recalls F-650, F-750 Trucks for Steering

The safety recall covers 77 work trucks in the 2015 model year.

Photos: Bendix


Bendix Touts New Driver Assist, Safety Features at NACV

Bendix made a series of feature announcements at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta, touting a series of safety-focused driver assistance and component enhancements available now and in the near future.

Phtoo: Eroad


OOIDA Now Fighting ELD Rule with Coalition Support

A coalition consisting of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and 30 other transportation-related associations has been formed to back proposed legislation that would delay implementation of the electronic logging device mandate for two years.

Meritor's optimized EX+ air disc brake


Meritor Offers Improved Version of Air Disc Brake

Meritor announced an optimized version of its EX+ air disc brakes, shaving off 10 pounds of weight and improving performance.

Photo courtesy of Azuga


Azuga Offers ELD Mandate Solution

Azuga has launched and electronic logging device (ELD) solution that provides commercial fleets with compliance solution for the upcoming ELD mandate, and also helps boost fleet visibility and operational efficiency.

What Law Enforcement is Looking for and How to Avoid Being Cited
Do you know what officers are looking for during ELD inspections? Download this guide to learn what to expect at roadside and how to avoid costly citations.
7 Tips for Improving CSA Scores
Download the Seven Tips for Improving CSA Scores to learn more about the ways you can improve your CSA scores.
Focusing on Fleet Safety
For a business that relies on vehicles and drivers to keep the business running, safety is crucial. Having visibility into driver location and behavior, such as speeding and harsh driving habits, can help you see where your drivers are performing well, and where some drivers may need a little coaching.
2018 Top Trends in Trucking
The trucking industry is quickly evolving. What's hot today may be old news tomorrow. That's why SmartDrive spoke with industry experts and got their opinions on the trends that are going to make a difference in 2018.

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