Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Officials: Progress Continues on ELD Enforcement, Proposed HOS Changes

Regulations panel at Omnitracs’ Outlook 2020 user conference PMTC’s Mike Millian (from left), FMCSA’s Joe DeLorenzo, CVSA’s Kerri Wirachowsky and Omnitracs’ Mike Ahart provide an update on ELD and hours-of-service regulations. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

LAS VEGAS — Enforcement of the federal electronic logging device mandate is progressing, and regulators are working to finalize a proposal to add flexibility to driver hours-of-service rules, government and industry officials said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 20, 2020

Planning Your Move From AOBRDs to ELDs: 8 Key Considerations and 6 Critical Questions

Planning Your Move From AOBRDs to ELDs

By December, you must transition from AOBRDs to ELDs. It’s crucial that you allow enough runway to research options and plan carefully to get the best result. Use this guide to prepare your organization and set up a smooth transition.

August 2, 2019

Last Call for ELD: The Time For Compliance is Now

Last Call for ELD: The Time For Compliance is Now

In this white paper from MiX Telematics, we discuss why ELD compliance is so important, the consequences of non-compliance, how to choose the perfect vendor for your needs and the unexpected benefits of ELD compliance for your fleet

July 8, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety

5 Telematics Reports Every Fleet Needs

In the age of ELDs, fleets are now able to collect huge volumes of data on fleet operations. But most aren’t effectively analyzing and leveraging that data to improve safety and efficiency. In this session, fleet management veteran Adam Bruttell, Vice President at MiX Telematics North America, will review the 5 Telematics Reports Every Fleet Needs, and describe how fleets can improve their ability to collect and analyze ELD data to drive ongoing operational improvements.

June 20, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Minnesota’s Hands-Free Law Aims to Promote Truck, Car Safety

Driver talking on cellphone Getty Images

Minnesota’s recent law banning the use of handheld cellphones while driving will improve safety for motorists and truckers alike, according to Minnesota Trucking Association President John Hausladen.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Omnitracs Executive Urges Carriers to Migrate to ELDs From Older E-Logs

Omnitracs Cuthbertson (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Tom Cuthbertson, vice president of regulatory affairs at Omnitracs, encouraged fleets to complete their transition from older systems to electronic logging devices.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 18, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

FMCSA’s Ray Martinez Urges Carriers to Convert AOBRDs to ELDs

Ray Martinez FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez discusses ELDs, hours of service and automated vehicles at Omnitracs’ Outlook 2019 user conference in Dallas. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

DALLAS — Ray Martinez, the head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, urged carriers to complete the trucking industry’s transition to electronic logging devices and expressed optimism about the potential to add flexibility to driver hours-of-service rules.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 28, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Editorial

Editorial: Catching Up With the Pace of Change

The trucking industry has been through quite a period of transformation during the past 12 months. Perhaps it’s time to take a breather — and take stock of where we are. As 2018 draws to a close, things aren’t as hectic as they were one year ago, but change still persists.

December 6, 2018

Ultimate Guide to Increase Your Fleet Revenue with ELD Data

Ultimate Guide to Increase Your Fleet Revenue with ELD Data

Knowledge is power - ELD connectivity gives fleets the information they seek to make data-driven business decisions, minimize the cost of operations, and maximize profits. In this whitepaper, KeepTruckin dives deep into the importance of big data for fleet managers and motor carriers, and how they can utilize the information and analytics to improve their business operations.

December 5, 2018
Government, Business, Autonomous

Senate Leader McConnell Looks to Avoid Government Shutdown Before Dec. 7 Deadline

Senate Leader Mitch McConnell McConnell stressed that his caucus of Republicans will not consider a partial shutdown of the federal government. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press)

Senate Republicans will look to avoid a partial shutdown of the federal government, the leader of the chamber told reporters on Nov. 14.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 15, 2018