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July 19, 2017

ELDs Don't Have to Be a Productivity Killer

There are steps fleets can take to offset productivity losses that can occur with the mandatory move to electronic logging devices.

July 18, 2017

Omnitracs Self-Certifies its ELD Solution

Omnitracs has completed testing the Intelligent Vehicle Gateway electronic logging device solution that meets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s ELD Mandate, which is scheduled to go into effect on Dec. 18, 2017.

July 18, 2017

Q. Can I still run paper logs on a ‘99 or older truck?

A. In short, 1999 and older vehicles will continue to be able...

July 14, 2017

FMCSA Posts ELD File-Checker Tool Online

One of the bugaboos to the quick adoption by fleets of electronic logging devices compliant to the new rule has been the question of how—or when— users can be certain that the mandated devices will be able to electronically transfer data files of records of duty status for review by law enforcement officials who use portable computers.

July 14, 2017

How the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Could Change Trucking

Opportunities are on the horizon for fleets willing to embrace new market trends and rethink some aspects of their operations, according to logistics experts Tom Finkbiner and Ted Prince, founders of Tiger Cool Express.

July 13, 2017

Telogis Updates WorkPlan App to Further Automate HOS

Telogis has updated its WorkPlan hours of service module, allowing drivers to select the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's 150-air-mile non-CDL short-haul exemption upon login.

July 13, 2017

Navistar OnCommand Telematics Now Available for Purchase

Navistar has made its integrated OnCommand Connection Telematics solution available for purchase. It includes OnCommand Connection Telematics, Advanced Remote Diagnostics, and Electronic Driver Log.

July 12, 2017

Maven Machines Offers Plug-n-Play ELD Solution

Maven Machines has announced the Smartsense IoT platform offering fleet management and ELD software using plug-n-play hardware, mobile devices, and real-time cloud dashboards.

July 11, 2017

FleetUp Offers HOS App with Voice Over Capabilities

FleetUp’s Voice Over HOS app is designed to assist both drivers and fleet managers in complying with the Electronic Logging Device mandate, requiring commercial carriers and drivers to use ELDs to track hours of service.

July 10, 2017

One20 Offers Roadside Assistance via RoadsideMasters.com

One20 has announced a new program to give free roadside assistance to the 350,000 drivers who are members of the One20 community, offered through a partnership with RoadsideMasters.com.

July 10, 2017

FMCSA Takes Driver ELD Education on the Road

The FMCSA has announced a public education and outreach campaign to help commercial driver transition to electronic logging devices called the ELD Implementation Tour.

June 27, 2017

How Nine Energy Service is Coaching Drivers With In-Cab Video

Nine Energy Service decided it would go beyond the ELD mandate requirements, and is adding in-cab video to its telematics strategy. The oilfield fleet's Brett Quigley writes about its decision and how it's implementing the technology.

June 21, 2017

J.J. Keller Self-Certifies Mobile ELD Solution

J.J. Keller & Associations has announced that its Mobile ELog solution has been self-certified and added to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s ELD registry.

June 13, 2017

Blue Ink Technology Launches ELD Solution

Blue Ink Technology has announced that it is offering an electronic logging device solution with a smart device app, online portal, and device that plugs into a truck’s diagnostic port.

June 12, 2017

Supreme Court Denies Petition to Hear ELD Challenge

Those who were waiting to adopt electronic logging devices hoping the Supreme Court would overturn the ELD mandate as unconstitutional will be disappointed to learn the court has rejected the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's petition.

June 6, 2017

Q. What is an ELD?

A. ELD = Electronic Logging Device An electronic logging device (ELD) is a device that attaches to a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) to synchronize with the engine and record Hours of Service (HOS)...

June 6, 2017

Q. What is being done to prevent drivers from being harassed into committing an HOS violation?

A. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has included provisions protecting drivers using electronic logging devices (ELDs) from being harassed into violating Hours of Service (HOS) regulations...

June 6, 2017

Q. How does a driver edit or annotate a record?

A. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provides specific details on editing and annotating electronic logging device (ELD) records. The FMCSA defines an edit as a change to the ELD record that does not overwrite the original record...

June 6, 2017

FMCSA to Hold Live ELD Q&A Sessions in July

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced that in July, it will hold two live question-and-answer sessions about electronic logging devices.

May 30, 2017

Gorilla Safety Adds OBD-II Integration to ELD Solution

Gorilla Safety announced On-Board Diagnostic integration with its Electronic Logging Device, providing customers with OBDII connections.

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