Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

FMCSA Chief: CSA to Have Public Meeting, Defends ELD Mandate

PeopleNet ELD PeopleNet

WASHINGTON — A meeting to gather input on ways to improve the Compliance, Safety, Accountability performance scoring program for carriers will be scheduled this year, the country’s top trucking regulator told House lawmakers on July 18.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 20, 2017

DriverTech Offers ELD With Video Capture

Update: DriverTech’s DT4000 onboard computer displays driver hours-of-service information. (DriverTech)

Onboard technology supplier DriverTech has launched a new mobile communications device that includes electronic logging capabilities and a forward-facing dash camera.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 3, 2017
Technology, Government, Business, Equipment

ELD Vendors to Self-Certify Devices as Compliant ELDs

Certification of electronic logging devices has been left to the device manufacturers under the federal ELD rule.

Stephen Bennett | Contributing Writer
May 14, 2016
Technology, Government, Business, Equipment

ELDs from A to Z


Carriers that haven’t yet implemented electronic driver logs will be sifting through a plethora of different hardware and software options as they plan how to comply with the upcoming federal mandate of the technology.

Stephen Bennett | Contributing Writer
May 12, 2016
Technology, Government, Business, Equipment

ELDs: Do Your Homework Before You Buy

As carriers chart out their plans to comply with the upcoming electronic logging device mandate, one of the first questions they likely will ask is this: Which of the many devices on the market will actually meet the regulation’s requirements?

May 12, 2016
Editorial, Business

Prepping for Electronic Logging

Even without truck and engine makers exhibiting at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show, the event offered a good opportunity to take the pulse of drivers.

April 11, 2016
Technology, Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

E-Logs Improve Business Processes, Fleets Say, as Industry Preps for Mandate

Funk, Tarantini, Andresen by Seth Clevenger/TT

DALLAS — Electronic driver logs can streamline fleets’ business processes and improve hours-of-service compliance, but driver outreach is key for a successful rollout, trucking executives said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 28, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Prepping for ELDs

Nearly every significant rulemaking from the federal government is bound to be met with some skepticism and doubt from at least a portion of the freight transportation industry.

March 21, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Training Crucial for ELDs, FMCSA Official Says

Seth Clevenger/TT

DALLAS — Driver training on electronic logging devices will play an essential role in helping to smooth the trucking industry’s transition to the federally mandated technology, an official with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration told an audience of carriers and technology providers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 15, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Sends ELD Rules to OMB

The White House Office of Management and Budget is in possession of FMCSA’s electronic logging device and prohibition of coercion rules, and soon will begin its review of them, usually the last step before official publication.

Transport Topics
July 30, 2015