ELD
Technology, Government, Business, Equipment

ELDs Now or Later? Early Adopters Can Choose

Sometimes it pays to be early. Many carriers still using paper driver logs will need to hustle in the coming months to install electronic logging devices in their trucks by Dec. 18, the implementation deadline for the federal ELD mandate. Fleets that already have deployed e-logs, on the other hand, will be afforded much more flexibility.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 20, 2017
Technology, Government, Business, Equipment

Training Vital for E-Log Deployment, Fleets Say

Seth Clevenger — Transport Topics

PHOENIX — With just eight months remaining until the federal electronic logging mandate goes into effect, fleets that still rely on paper driver logs soon will need to make the transition to e-logs, but that process involves much more than simply installing a device in a truck.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 20, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Truck Rental Companies Seek More Time to Implement Federal ELD Regulation

Trala

Companies that rent trucks are still grappling with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration over how the agency’s forthcoming electronic logging device mandate will apply to vehicles available for short-term rental. The firms are looking for a government decision in late June.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 17, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

NHTSA Upgrades Investigation Into Freightliner Cascadia Wiper Motor Failures

iStock

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded an ongoing preliminary investigation into windshield wiper motor failures on a potential 193,000 2015-16 Freightliner Cascadias.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Special Coverage

FMCSA Preps Truckers on ELD Malfunctions

Smith by John Sommers II for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the requirement to transition to electronic logging devices fast approaches, federal trucking regulators explained to truckers the steps to take in the event their devices malfunction.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 3, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA to Review ELDs, Entry-Level Policies at MATS

PeopleNet

Federal trucking regulators intend to host seminars on the minimum training requirements for entry-level drivers and the implementation plan for electronic logging devices at the Mid-America Trucking Show next week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

DriverTech Offers ELD With Video Capture

DriverTech

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

Transport Topics
February 3, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Smart Windshields Seen as the New Ad Billboards

The next frontier in digital advertising may be your car’s windshield.

Alex Webb | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Expected Surge in ELD Demand Could Lead to Messy Rollout

Seth Clevenger/TT

ATLANTA — The upcoming federal electronic logging device mandate will spur a dramatic increase in technology adoption next year, but implementation could be messy as many carriers continue to wait as long as possible before installing the devices, analysts and technology vendors said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 21, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Navistar Plans to Launch ELD in 2017

Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Truck maker Navistar Inc. announced plans to offer its own electronic logging device next year as the federal mandate of the technology draws nearer.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 16, 2016

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