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5 Ways to Coach Truck Drivers Using Telematics
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

The Importance of Revisiting Technology

The Importance of Revisiting Technology

With the frequent advancements in technology, changes to fleet operations, and updates in compliance and regulatory issues, it’s important to regularly review your technology solutions.

November 1, 2019

Don't Wait Until the Last Minute to Switch to ELDs

Don't Wait Until the Last Minute to Switch to ELDs

Dec. 16, 2019, is the last day you’ll be able to take advantage of the grandfather clause that let carriers using automatic onboard recording devices hold off switching to fully compliant electronic logging devices for two years.

August 19, 2019

How Accurate Is FMCSA's List of Registered ELDs?

How Accurate Is FMCSA's List of Registered ELDs?

You'd think someone at DOT could spend a couple days checking out the ELD device list. That's exactly what HDT Editor-in-Chief Deborah Lockridge did and what she found was less than encouraging.

August 12, 2019

5 Key Features of a Telematics Solution

5 Key Features of a Telematics Solution

Telematics brings an unprecedented amount of transparency to today’s fleets. Here are five must-have features that should be on every telematics shopping list.

July 23, 2019

How GPS Insight's New Brand Reflects a New Approach
Sunset of 3G: Impact on Fleets & ELDs

Sunset of 3G: Impact on Fleets & ELDs

As mobile carriers get ready to phase out 3G for new 4G LTE technology over the next few years, fleets must plan ahead or risk serious communication disruptions.

June 4, 2019

Keeping Vehicles Connected After Verizon's 3G Shutdown

Keeping Vehicles Connected After Verizon's 3G Shutdown

Commercial fleet managers are facing an end-of-year deadline to switch out their Verizon 3G hardware, as the carrier has announced plans to shut down its legacy cellular networks. Verizon Connect fleet customers have been given an extension.

May 22, 2019

Should Fleets Worry About the 3G Phaseout?
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

ELD Compliance Enters New Phase

ELD Compliance Enters New Phase

After nearly a full year with the Electronic Logging Device mandate in effect, here's a look at what we know so far and where this important connected-vehicle technology seems to be heading.

November 12, 2018

ELD Lessons Learned So Far, Part 3: Back Office

ELD Lessons Learned So Far, Part 3: Back Office

When it comes to managing electronic logging devices in the back office, “Obviously, the big thing is to monitor for violations,” according to Annette Sandberg, CEO of TransSafe Consulting and a former administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

August 31, 2018

ELD Lessons Learned So Far, Part 2: Vendors

ELD Lessons Learned So Far, Part 2: Vendors

"There are quite a few bad ELD vendors out there... They probably should have never been certified, but remember, this is a self-certification process." Find out more about the challenges with ELD devices in this report.

August 27, 2018

ELD Lessons Learned So Far, Part 1: Roadside

ELD Lessons Learned So Far, Part 1: Roadside

With active enforcement of the ELD mandate in effect across the country, it is critical that drivers understand what is expected of them in a roadside inspection.

August 23, 2018

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