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Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

ELD Mandate to Boost Technology Adoption, but Surge in Demand Could Pose Challenges

Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — The upcoming federal mandate of electronic logging devices 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 16, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Looming Digital Regulation Has Trucking Industry Scrambling

ArcBest Corp.

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A new regulation that will force U.S. trucking companies to electronically log employee hours is designed to limit accidents by keeping tired drivers off the road. It may also drive smaller trucking firms out of business.

Nick Carey | Reuters
October 14, 2016
Special Coverage, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

ELD Mandate Soars to No. 1 on ATRI's Top 10 List of Critical Issues

Brewster, Leathers by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — The American Transportation Research Institute released its annual top 10 list of critical issues affecting the trucking industry on Oct. 3 at the Management Conference & Exhibition. It also announced a new app with the National Association of Truck Stop Owners to address one of those issues: parking.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Survey Finds Wide Variance in ELD Compliance

Omnitracs Inc.

Logistics provider TransPlace’s carrier survey of preparedness for the 2017 electronic logging device mandate has found a sharp divide between larger and smaller fleets, with 38% of smaller fleets having no immediate plans to install ELDs in their vehicles.

Transport Topics
September 19, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Defends ELD Rule in Appeals Court Filing

Maurice Northrup

In a brief filed with a federal appeals court, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration defended a legal challenge to the agency’s electronic logging device rule by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 20, 2016
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

PeopleNet

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
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Wex to Integrate Fuel Data With ELDs

Fuel-card provider Wex Inc. announced that it plans to help fleets better manage purchases by combining its fuel data with telematics data from electronic logging devices.

Transport Topics
April 29, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

ELD Mandate Poses Special Challenge for Truck Leasing, Rental Operations

NationaLease

As the trucking industry prepares for the federal electronic logging mandate, carriers and equipment providers are grappling with one of the murkier aspects of the regulation — how to use the technology in lease and rental vehicles.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 18, 2016

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