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Take the First Steps Towards Becoming ELD Compliant

You’re running a business – and trying to make it a profitable one. You can’t throw money at every new gadget, technology, or process that comes your way. You need to know that it will work first. To top it off, you’ve got new regulations for how your trucks will operate and how you’ll report[…]

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FMCSA’s Proposed Safety Fitness Determination Rule

The current safety rating system will be replaced with something much different, according to an announcement on January 15, 2016 from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The rule change comes on the heels of the release of the Final Rule for Electronic Logging Devices. The next changes will replace the current three-tier federal[…]

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How Electronic Logging Devices Can Save You Money

As of December 16, 2017, Electronic Logging Devices become mandatory for commercial trucks as part of a law passed in 2012 by Congress and based on rules and requirements outlined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Before you look at this change as yet another government regulation causing you and your drivers problems,[…]

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AOBRDs, EOBRs, and ELDs – Which is Right for You?

If you’ve worked in the trucking industry – as a driver, owner, or fleet manager, for any length of time, you’ve heard plenty of acronyms thrown around. Are your HOS accurate for your RODS? Did you get your IFTA done? Now, do you know the difference between an AOBRD, EOBR, and ELD? And, most importantly,[…]

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What is an Electronic Logging Device – and Why Should Your Company Use One?

Simply put, an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) is a system that records a truck driver’s Hours of Service (HOS). The ELD is meant to replace the clunky, outdated paper log that drivers and companies have relied on for so many years. By December 16, 2017, all CDL drivers who keep a Record of Duty Status[…]

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Safety Benefits of Using an Electronic Logging Device

The Electronic Logging Device (ELD), a new requirement for commercial drivers, regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), is about to become a reality for millions of drivers across the country. The move to newer technology and away from paper logs used since 1938 is hailed for its many benefits. Besides reducing paperwork[…]

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Everything You Need to Know About Electronic Logging Devices

As of December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) adopted their Final Rule on Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). The concept of the ELD was born as part of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) bill passed by Congress back in 2012. The bill mandated that the FMCSA establish rules[…]