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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.

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Speed-Limiter Bill Garners Support of Trucking Groups

Solid support is growing from trucking lobbies in favor of a new bipartisan Senate bill that would require all new Class 7 and Class 8 trucks to be equipped with speed-limiting devices set to a maximum speed of 65 mph.

Dealing With the Dark Side of Social Media

Many executives fear social media because of the damage an irate poster can inflict. But if handled properly, even bad posts can be a good thing for your fleet. (Part of a three-part series on how fleets can use Facebook to recruit and retain drivers.)

Keep Your Eye on Trucking’s Moneyball

Thoughts on how ELD data may help reshape HOS and what else trucking may see next year, per the crystal ball of TCA's resident sage. Blog commentary by Executive Editor David Cullen

Impact of Full ELD Enforcement: ‘A Firehose of Violations’

Not just the illegally unprepared may feel the shock starting April 1, when full enforcement of the electronic logging device rule kicks in. That’s because everyone required to operate with an ELD will face “a firehose of violations” issued roadside by law enforcement, predicts Steve Bryan, president of Vigillo.