April 18, 2016
Fleets prepared to make the necessary changes to every facet of their operation will be more successful transitioning to e-logs.
April 6, 2016
Electronic logging devices to track driver hours of service become mandatory in December 2017. Everything you need to know about compliance is spelled out in the final rule, but here's a quick look at some of the more common sources of confusion – and a few things you'll need to consider that are not spelled out in the text of the rule.
March 31, 2016
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed a court appeal charging that electronic logging devices won’t improve safety and violate the 4th Amendment.
LOUISVILLE, KY — Saying it is a solution to many of the “cons” of electronic logging devices, Rand McNally Thursday introduced the ELD 50, a simple, low-cost electronic logging option, at the Mid-America Trucking Show.
March 9, 2016
J.J. Keller & Associates has made its electronic logging devices and accessories available for order online through the company’s website.
January 22, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration National Training Center has announced two webinars about the new electronic logging device mandate to help fleets comply with the rules.
January 21, 2016
J.J. Keller & Associates has expanded the number of Hours of Service rule sets in its mobile logging app to help fleets maintain compliance under the electronic logging device mandate.
January 11, 2016
J.J. Keller & Associates will be holding a series of seminars in 2016 aimed at educating fleets on the recently finalized ELD rule.
December 16, 2015
McLeod Software’s fleet management platform LoadMaster will now connect with the Teletrac Fleet Director hours of service platform.
December 15, 2015
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a lawsuit seeking a judicial review of the electronic logging device mandate that was announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Dec. 10.
December 10, 2015
Given how much industry feedback — dating back five years — informed the writing of the electronic logging device mandate announced Thursday, it’s not surprising that stakeholder reaction right out of the gate is mostly positive, with owner-operators marking the exception.
It's official, finally; hours of service is going electronic. In his On the Road blog, Equipment Editor and former driver Jim Park tells fleets and owner-operators to prepare now for a cut in productivity and make the necessary adjustment to your operation while you still can.
By early December 2017, an estimated 3 million commercial drivers will have thrown out their paper logbooks. A long-anticipated rule requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs) for truck and bus driver hours of service was announced Thursday morning.
November 1, 2015
The compounding effect of several new safety regulations in the next few years could have more of a negative impact on industry capacity than the individual regulations themselves.
September 24, 2015
The Wall Street Journal reports that despite record freight and revenue levels in the trucking industry, small fleets are going out of business or being gobbled up. Deborah Lockridge asks for readers' experiences and predictions in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
August 7, 2015
Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket’s OBD II installation kits expand the VDO RoadLog ELD vehicle application coverage to include more makes and models of commercial vehicles.
April 30, 2015
From a happy trucking couple to a one-sided "investigation" of cheating on logbooks, Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge takes a look at a few of the local stories covering trucking this week in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
April 29, 2015
American Trucking Associations outlined three strategies to improve truck related traffic accidents in testimony before Congress.
April 27, 2015
Omnitracs, LLC has launched an informational website on the upcoming electronic logging device mandate-- www.ELDfacts.com.
April 24, 2015
The American Trucking Associations remains committed to seeing a surface transportation package passed this year that will ensure a long-term fix for the Highway Trust Fund.
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