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Editorial

Editorial: A Sensible Phase-In

The nation’s safety inspectors for trucks and buses have announced a sensible policy for enforcement of the mandate for electronic logging devices — a phased-in approach. That should help lessen disruption in the already-challenging task of moving freight, and that is entirely a good thing.

Transport Topics
August 31, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Republicans Restore Language in House Funding Bill Calling for ELD Delay

J.J. Keller ELD J.J. Keller

The December mandate on electronic logging devices would not be carried out under a proposal recently added to a fiscal 2018 funding bill in the House.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 31, 2017
Business

Driver Pay Shows Marginal Second-Quarter Growth

Slight increase in driver pay Shutterstock

The National Driver Wage Index, which measures over-the-road driver pay, rose 0.9% year-over-year in the second quarter, but the index is likely to grow at a faster pace as truckload carriers experience the positive effects of economic growth and the electronic logging mandate on freight rates, according to the National Transportation Institute.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 30, 2017
Government, Technology, Equipment

Effort to Halt ELD Mandate Withdrawn From House Funding Bill

A proposal to deny funding for the enforcement of the December mandate on electronic logging devices was removed from a fiscal 2018 funding bill the House is scheduled to consider next month.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 30, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Impact of 'Phased-In' ELD Mandate

TT's Seth Clevenger and Eric Miller discuss the impact of the Aug. 28 announcement that CVSA will employ a "phased-in" enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate that takes effect Dec. 18, 2017.

Transport Topics
August 29, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Trucks Without ELDs Won’t Be Placed Out of Service Until April 1, CVSA Says

ELD mandate arrives Dec. 18 Rand McNally

Commercial vehicle inspectors will issue citations to motor carriers operating vehicles without electronic logging devices beginning Dec. 18 but will not place vehicles out of service until April 1.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 28, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Rand McNally Adds Three Dashboard Devices to Product Line

Rand McNally launched three new devices for commercial vehicle operators that address cab connectivity, advanced navigation and electronic logging.

Transport Topics
August 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Analysts Predict Spot Rates Could Soar Once ELD Mandate Goes Into Effect

C.R. England truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

When the electronic logging device mandate finally takes effect in December, freight hauling capacity will tighten and spot market rates are likely to rise, according to trucking industry analysts.

Steve Brawner | Contributing Writer
August 25, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Russ Elliott on Melton Truck Lines' ELD Implementation

Russ Elliott, senior vice president of operations at Melton Truck Lines in Tulsa, Okla., tells TT's Seth Clevenger about his carrier's experience with ELD implementation. Part of our Aug. 23 LiveOnWeb: The ELD Landscape Ahead. Watch full program at bit.ly/TT-LOW0823.

Transport Topics
August 23, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Tom Poduch of Transervice Logistics on ELDs

Tom Poduch, director of design logistics at Transervice, talks about transitioning from AOBRDs to ELDs and other ELD topics with TT's Seth Clevenger. Part of our Aug. 28 LiveOnWeb program, "The ELD Landscape Ahead." bit.ly/TT-LOW0823

Transport Topics
August 23, 2017

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