Hours of Service

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April 14, 2017

How ELDs Could Help Fix Problems with Truck Driver Hours of Service Rules

When it comes to addressing real-world problems with federal truck driver hours of service rules, we all know the government moves very slowly. The good news is, the controversial electronic logging device mandate could actually help the industry make its case. Deborah Lockridge has more in her All That's Trucking blog.

April 5, 2017

Virginia Trucking Companies, Execs Indicted for Hours of Service Conspiracy

Two Virginia-based trucking companies and their executives have been charged with conspiracy, falsifying records, false statements, wire fraud, wire fraud conspiracy, and money laundering conspiracy related to hours of service and labor violations.

March 23, 2017

TomTom Bridge Is Ready for Electronic Logging

TomTom and M2M DataSmart unveiled the TomTom Bridge Kit at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show, designed to provide truckers with the necessary tools for electronic logging.

March 16, 2017

Commentary: Separating Electronic Logs and Hours of Service

The underlying issue for many fleets really isn’t so much the notion of using an electronic device to track driver hours — it is the hours of service regulations themselves.

March 16, 2017

14 Things You Need to Know Before ELDs Become Mandatory

Come Dec. 17, the paper logbooks that truck drivers have been required to use to track their hours of work and rest since the 1930s will be history for interstate trucking operations. Here are 14 things you need to know before that day arrives.

March 6, 2017

No 'Net Benefit' Found in Controversial 34-Hour Restart Provisions

A DOT study apparently has failed to “explicitly identify a net benefit” from two suspended provisions of the hours of service rules regarding the 34-hour restart.

March 3, 2017

Teletrac Navman Guarantees ELD Compliance for Director HOS Platform

Teletrac Navman has guaranteed federally mandated ELD hours of service compliance for the company’s Director product platform.

February 13, 2017

GPS Insight Launches ELD Solution

GPS Insight announced the launch of its new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution, which bundles an Android tablet hardwired to a GPS tracking device.

January 12, 2017

Driver Detention Rule Shelved For Now

A federal rule regulating driver detention may be shelved for the foreseeable future.

January 3, 2017

J.J. Keller Offers Educational ELD Mandate Prep Event

The trucking consulting firm J.J. Keller & Associates has announced a new educational event to help fleets prepare for the changes brought on by the upcoming ELD mandate called Practical Guidance for ELog Success: From Ideas to Plan.

December 29, 2016

Montana Suspends Hours of Service Ahead of Winter Storm

Anticipated high winds, snowfall, and sub-zero temperatures have prompted Montana Gov. Steve Bullock to temporarily suspend hours of service regulations for some carriers in the state.

December 12, 2016

Congress Completes Hours-of-Service Fix

Special legislation that contains language to fix the legislative glitch that threatened use of a 34-hour restart as part of the hours-of-service rule for truck drivers passed the Senate late Friday night, Dec. 9.

December 7, 2016

Updated: Fix for Hours-of-Service Glitch in the Works

Special legislation, in the form of a Continuing Resolution, introduced in Congress in hopes of averting a year-end government shutdown contains language that would permanently fix the glitch in previous legislation that threatened the use of a 34-hour restart as part of the hours-of-service rule for truck drivers.

November 17, 2016

ATRI Report on Autonomous Vehicles Examines Industry Concerns

Hours of service, CSA scores and the driver shortage are all areas identified as being impacted by autonomous vehicle technology in a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute.

October 19, 2016

Magellan Rolls Out Trio of Fleet Management Solutions

GPS navigation vendor Magellan has rolled out three fleet management solutions, including a rugged navigation device, hours of service compliance solution, and routing solution aimed at municipal fleets.

September 29, 2016

Pegasus TransTech Partners With Geotab on ELD/Telematics Platform

Pegasus TransTech introduced Transflo Telematics, offering a fleet management and electronic logging solution platform.

September 12, 2016

Omnitracs Tool Identifies Drivers Most Likely To Leave

Omnitracs says its new ELD Driver Retention Model can analyze the data provided by electronic logs to help predict which truck drivers are most likely to quit, helping fleets pinpoint retention efforts.

August 25, 2016

Rastrac, Magellan Partner on Fleet Telematics

Austin, Texas-based telematics provider Rastrac is partnering with Magellan on a system that provides vehicle tracking and reporting, including Hours of Service (HOS) compliance through an electronic logging device (ELD), according to the company.

August 4, 2016

Q&A: J.J. Keller's Tom Reader on Educating Fleets About ELDs

In this Q&A we sit down with Tom Reader, director of marketing for ELDs at JJ Keller and Associates to talk about how fleets and shippers are learning to cope with the changes that will come with electronic logs.

July 8, 2016

J.J. Keller Offers ELD Functionality for Hyrail Operators

J.J. Keller & Associates is offering a way to record on-duty hyrail time without counting against a driver’s allotted 11 hours of on-duty driving time.

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