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.
April 7, 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.
April 6, 2015
A chat with the head of PeopleNet's new Trucking Division about big trucking issues and how better using data can help fleets win the day.
March 24, 2015
Tank carrier Langer Transport tossed aside paper driver logs for good this January, opting to switch over to an automated hours-of-service application from Omnitracs LLC.
March 3, 2015
The projected publication date for the final ELD rule has been updated to September 30th according the the FMCSA.
February 12, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will publish its final rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices some time this year, according to Joe DeLorenzo, director of FMCSA’s office of enforcement and compliance.
January 26, 2015
Continental released a free update to its VDO RoadLog ELD software addressing the recent suspension of certain provisions of the 34-hour restart rules.
January 6, 2015
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.
December 23, 2014
The political slugfest over the 34-hour restart dominated the news from Washington, D.C., in the second half of 2014, but that obscure provision of the hours of service rule is not nearly as important as other developments during the year.
December 15, 2014
Every year, hours-of-service questions from drivers and carriers make up the vast majority of inquiries concerning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. In this first installment in a three-part series, we look at electronic logging devices.
December 11, 2014
By increasing truckload capacity of the industry, there should be a slight boost to potential productivity, according to analysis from transportation research firm FTR.
November 19, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration estimates it will post the final electronic logging mandate next September.
November 13, 2014
Few truck drivers feel they are harassed by their employers or shippers, and drivers who use electronic logs experience no more harassment than those who use paper logs. Those are the key findings of a survey by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
October 29, 2014
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.
October 6, 2014
SAN DIEGO -- The American Transportation Research Institute on Monday unveiled its list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry, during the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego.
August 26, 2014
Fleetmatics has upgraded its Reveal fleet management service with improvements to hours of service logging.
The electronic logging device mandate has sparked a variety of responses with some questioning and others embracing the change.
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