May 23, 2018

Announcing HammerDown Radio — a podcast by KeepTruckin

Announcing Hammer Down Radio-a podcast by KeepTruckin

Today, we are excited to officially announce HammerDown Radio — KeepTruckin’s latest podcast. Through this podcast, we will bring you industry news and relevant content on a variety of topics, including: KeepTruckin news and product updates ELD mandate Freight prices Various rules and regulations Tips for commercial drivers and fleet

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May 23, 2018

How to survive the CVSA’s International Roadcheck 2018?

How to survive the CVSA’s International Roadcheck 2018

The CVSA’s International Roadcheck 2018 will take place from June 5 to June 7, 2018. Are you ready? In this blog post, we take a look at the CVSA’s Roadcheck 2018, the special focus this year, a brief recap of what happened during the CVSA’s Roadcheck 2017, and some tips

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May 23, 2018

An in-depth look at KeepTruckin’s excellent customer service

An in-depth look at KeepTruckin’s excellent customer service

Providing excellent customer service has always been a top priority for us. With over 200 support reps available 24/7/365 over phone, email, and chat, we are constantly helping drivers stay compliant, productive, and efficient. Although the KeepTruckin ELD and the KeepTruckin Electronic Logbook App are incredibly easy to use, we

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May 16, 2018

The true impact and cost of ELD violations

The true impact and cost of ELD violations

The FMCSA recently updated the CSA’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) with new ELD violations and severity weights. There are now 22 ELD-related violations that count against SMS scores. As you must know, ELD violations did not affect CSA scores during the “soft enforcement” period — between December 18, 2017, and

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May 10, 2018

How to avoid ELD violations that affect CSA scores

How to avoid ELD violations that affect CSA scores

Although the FMCSA’s ELD mandate became effective on December 18, 2017, ELD violations didn’t affect CSA scores until April 1, 2018. The “soft enforcement” period was to ensure a smooth transition to electronic logging devices. However, now that “full enforcement” has begun on April 1, 2018, ELD violations are affecting

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May 8, 2018

Driver recruitment and driver retention are still the biggest concerns

Driver recruitment and driver retention are still the biggest concerns

Driver recruitment and driver retention continue to be the industry’s biggest challenges, according to the 2018 Transportation Spotlight Report. A total of 1,000 trucking executives and managers were surveyed. Their responses were: 69% respondents said recruiting drivers is the biggest challenge. 54% asserted that retention is an issue as well. The

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May 7, 2018

The CVSA to hold the annual Operation Safe Driver Program between July 15-21

The CVSA to hold the annual operation safe driver program between July 15-21

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) plans to hold their annual Operation Safe Driver Program between July 15 and 21. Law enforcement officials across the country will be focusing on “unsafe driving behaviors” by commercial truckers and motorists. Targeting “unsafe driving behaviors” According to the FMCSA’s Large Truck Crash Causation

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