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11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

As of Dec. 17, most motor carriers are required by federal law to use electronic logging devices, or ELDs, to track truck driver hours of service. Whether you’ve waited until the last minute to flip the switch or you’re already running ELDs, here are some things you need to keep in mind to avoid citations, bad CSA scores, or unsatisfactory safety ratings.

December 9, 2019

Q&A: Talking ELDs with FMCSA's Top Compliance Expert

Q&A: Talking ELDs with FMCSA's Top Compliance Expert

We spoke with Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance, to get an update on how the changeover from AOBRDs to ELDs is going.

July 1, 2019

5 Differences Between Grandfathered AOBRDs and ELDs

5 Differences Between Grandfathered AOBRDs and ELDs

Training on the operational differences between AOBRDs and ELDs is a critical component of the plan to help reduce the frustrations your drivers and operations department may experience on the first few days of your ELD launch.

June 24, 2019

Final Rollout of ELD Rule Means It’s Decision-Making Time for Truck Fleets
What's New In DOT Compliance for Work Truck Fleets
ELDs: One Year After the Mandate

ELDs: One Year After the Mandate

It’s been one year since the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate went into effect. Here’s what’s changed, and what’s coming next.

January 8, 2019

Q&A: Fenn Church on ELDs, Infrastructure, and Trucking in Alabama

Q&A: Fenn Church on ELDs, Infrastructure, and Trucking in Alabama

Mandatory ELDs may level the playing field, but it's still a battle to get some customers to understand the constraints that the hours of service rules play. That's just one challenge facing Fenn Church, president of Church Transportation, as he leads the Alabama Trucking Association this year.

August 20, 2018

7 ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz

7 ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz

A former law enforcement official gives his tips on how fleets can stay compliant with the ELD mandate during this year’s CVSA Roadcheck which will focus on hours of service violations.

June 1, 2018

Q&A: KeepTruckin Co-Founder Talks ELDs, Data and More

Q&A: KeepTruckin Co-Founder Talks ELDs, Data and More

KeepTruckin is fast-growing company that specializes in providing electronic logging and fleet management solutions for owner-operators and small carriers. It recently announced a new round of capital to fund its expansion. We spoke to KeepTruckin Co-founder and CEO Shoaib Makani about where they came from and where they're going.

May 15, 2018

Commentary: The Price of a Night's Rest

Commentary: The Price of a Night's Rest

The ELD mandate may have forced the adoption of more paid, reserved parking, but that doesn’t mean drivers are happy about it. Commentary by Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

May 7, 2018

3 Tips for Successful DataQ Challenges

3 Tips for Successful DataQ Challenges

Full enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate that went into effect April 1 will no doubt result in a great many fleets wanting to challenge incorrect citations and inspection reports. Here's one experienced Data Q challenger's top tips for succeeding.

April 5, 2018

One Thing You Need to Do if You're Using Grandfathered AOBRDs

One Thing You Need to Do if You're Using Grandfathered AOBRDs

If you’re using automatic onboard recording devices to track driver hours of service under the grandfather clause of the electronic logging device mandate, there’s something very important you need to do by mid-June, says a former commercial vehicle enforcement official who’s now a transportation consultant.

April 2, 2018

ELD Mandate: Don’t Rest Easy If You’re Grandfathered with AOBRDs
Electronic Log Data May Help Drive Hours-of-Service Reform
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