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Taking a Closer Look at FMCSA's Hours-of-Service Proposal

In what the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration chief called a “common-sense approach,” the agency has proposed five key revisions to truck driver hours-of-service rules. More on what those changes might mean and moving on to a final rulemaking.

Proposed Hours of Service Changes Designed to Add Flexibility

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published an eagerly awaited proposal on changes to hours of service rules that would offer more flexibility, including changes to the 30-minute break rule, allowing split sleeper berth operations, and more.

6 Ways Telematics Can Help a Fleet's Bottom Line

Today’s telematics solutions can do more than follow vehicles’ digital breadcrumb trail on a map or track truck driver hours of service. They are now business tools can help drive savings and revenue to a truck fleet's bottom line.

How ELD Customer Service Affects Your Bottom Line

Electronic logging device customer service is rarely given priority in a pilot or trial phase, yet it's one of the most vital aspects to successful implementation. What should you ask potential ELD providers about customer service?

Why Telematics Fits Today’s Fleets

While trucking fleets aren’t required to have a telematics device aboard their vehicles, those that do have seen significant improvements in efficiency, productivity, and safety.

TCA's Heller: ELD Data Already Transforming Trucking

Dave Heller, vice president of government affairs for the Truckload Carriers Association told the Machinery Haulers Association that ELDs are already providing never-before-seen data on truck use and how drivers spend their days-- all of which that will eventually yield better regulations and more efficient operations.

How to Choose the Right ELD Before the AOBRD Sunset

For regulated fleets that are currently using AOBRDs, the transition to an ELD is a big, necessary step that shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are the four steps you need to take to successfully make the transition.