ELD mandate

Government, Business, Technology

No 'Soft Enforcement' After AOBRD ELD Exemption Ends Dec. 16

Trimble Duo ELD Trimble Duo ELD by Trimble

Commercial vehicle inspectors will not offer a “soft enforcement” grace period for truckers who have not migrated to electronic logging devices from grandfathered automatic onboard recording devices by Dec. 17, the date that full enforcement of the federal ELD rule takes effect.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 5, 2019
Technology

A Simple Way to Help Retain Drivers

A Simple Way to Help Retain Drivers

One factor that can help drivers not jump ship is to make their lives easier. Learn how the Weigh My Truck app can make weighing easier and save your drivers time. Also, discover the fleet benefits from back end data to custom prompts.

November 15, 2019
Technology

7 Steps to Choosing the Right ELD Provider

7 Steps to Choosing the Right ELD Provider

Download this simple, 7-step guide to learn:  How to vet ELDs for accuracy & reliability Key considerations for easy implementation and onboarding for both drivers and back-office staff Essential questions to ask for picking a device that will meet your business goals

November 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Training Key for Smooth Transition From AOBRDs to ELDs

ELD panel at 2019 MCE Panel moderator Daniel Horvath of ATA listens as (from left) Bill Goins of Old Dominion Freight Line, Jim Mullen of FMCSA and Lisa Gonnerman of Transport America discuss the transition to ELDs. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

SAN DIEGO — As the trucking industry completes its transition from automatic onboard recording devices to federally mandated electronic logging devices, motor carriers should not underestimate the amount of planning and training needed to ensure a smooth rollout, industry experts said at American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 6.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 6, 2019
Business

The ELD Mandate and What It Means For You

The ELD Mandate and What It Means For You

Discover how the ELD Mandate continues to affect over three million drivers and get the tools you need to start planning for the end of the automatic onboard recording device (AOBRD) grandfather clause.

August 8, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Canadian Trucking Alliance Urges Provinces to Adopt ELDs

Canada, USA flags blowing in wind U.S.-based carriers that travel into Canada will need to have a Canadian-certified ELD. (Torrey Wiley/Flickr)

The Canadian Trucking Alliance has initiated conversations with transportation ministers in an effort to encourage adoption of electronic logging devices at the provincial level.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019
Business

US Fleet Survey on ELD Compliance 2019

US Fleet Survey on ELD Compliance 2019

With the help of Bobit Research Services, MiX Telematics surveyed a range of US fleet professionals on ELD compliance. The survey focused on ELD adoption within US fleets and how the data from full-featured ELD solutions are being implemented.

August 6, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Canada Announces Final ELD Mandate to Take Effect in 2021

Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau says the mandate "will improve safety for drivers and for all Canadians." (Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg News)

The Canadian federal government has unveiled its long-awaited electronic logging device mandate, which will take effect in two years.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 13, 2019
Business

Toronto Firm BigRoad Launches Pay-As-You-Go ELD

BigRoad launched a “pay-as-you-drive” electronic logging device solution, aimed at drivers with an irregular need for ELD compliance, the company said in a news release.

May 29, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

FMCSA to Drivers: Don’t Overthink Personal Conveyance Time

Larry Minor and Joseph DeLorenzo Larry Minor (left) and Joseph DeLorenzo address the MATS audience. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Some truck drivers still are grappling with the definition of personal conveyance time. They shouldn’t be, according to a top executive for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 4, 2019

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