ELDs
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
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Moves Up Projected Publication Date for Final ELD Rule

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a supplemental report restoring Sept. 30 as the expected publication date of its final electronic logging device rule, moving it up from Nov. 9.  

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 3, 2015
Special Coverage, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Suspending HOS Rules Forced ELD Makers to Adjust, Executives Say

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A congressional mandate that suspended parts of the hours-of-service rule until Sept. 30 required electronic logging device manufacturers to make costly adjustments and retests of their software for their customers.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2015
Special Coverage, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA to Publish Final ELD Rule in November

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration plans to publish its final electronic logging device rule in November, an agency official said.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 16, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

LiveOnWeb Video Preview: Taking Your Questions Now for Trucks and Tech Program

Neil Abt (left) and Bruce Harmon

Send in your questions now — or come talk to us at booth 2335 at TMC — for our Feb. 25 LiveOnWeb show focused on trucks and technology. Watch our one-minute video preview that tees up our planned discussions of ELDs and tech consolidation.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2015

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