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J.J. Keller Offers Shared ELD Solution with Geotab

J.J. Keller & Associates and Geotab have announced a new shared electronic logging device solution that will leverage the regulatory tools of the J.J. Keller Encompass Fleet Management System and the telematics technology of Geotab’s open platform solution.

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House Bill Aims for Narrow HOS Changes and to Speed Split-Sleeper Berth Reform

The Honest Operators Undertake Road Safety, or HOURS, Act (H.R. 6178) would provide “narrow” relief to specific trucking niches and would enable the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to speed up its efforts to make the split sleeper berth exemption more flexible,

Senate Bill Would Reform ELD and HOS Rules for Livestock Truckers

There's yet another in this spring’s bumper crop of bills proposed on Capitol Hill to benefit livestock (and insect) haulers by relaxing the electronic logging device rule and also, in some cases, easing the hours of service rules specifically for this class of truckers.

Trucking Alliance Blasts Senate Bill to Rewrite HOS for Livestock Haulers

The Trucking Alliance is urging every member of Congress to oppose passage of a bill proposed in the Senate that aims to rewrite the federal hours of service regulations for a very specific group of truck drivers: those hauling livestock or insects.

University of Tulsa to Develop Truck Cybersecurity Device

A group of vehicle cyber security organizations is developing a hardware device that will prevent the hacking of heavy trucks through ELDs.

On-Call J.J. Keller Compliance Experts Help Truckers Pass Roadcheck Inspections

J.J. Keller & Associates reported that 90% of drivers using the company’s electronic logging device solutions were able to successfully transfer eLog data to inspectors during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s International Roadcheck.

Senate Advances DOT Funding Bill with No Trucking Riders

The Senate version of the THUD bill does not contain any of the riders that trucking interests have been flogging on Capitol Hill, such as provisions for waivers of the electronic logging device rule or to prevent states from pre-empting federal law on meal and rest breaks for truckers

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.

New Personal Conveyance Guidance Gives Flexibility to Find Truck Parking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration just announced regulatory guidance that gives drivers a way to deal with one of the most vexing problems with the electronic logging device mandate – finding a safe place to park for the night – as well as clarification for ag haulers on the 150-air-mile exemption.

Proposed Bills Would Exempt Small Carriers from the ELD Mandate

Two proposed bills aimed at small carriers and the agricultural business sector would exempt certain trucking companies from the ELD mandate if made into law.