June 14, 2018

One20 shuts down and leaves customers without ELD support

One20 shuts down and leaves customers without ELD support

Without any prior warnings, One20 abruptly ceased its business operations and announced that it would no longer be supporting its ELD solution from June 18, 2018. The decision by One20 has left its ELD users without any ELD support. While the announcement was unfortunate for One20 ELD users, it wasn’t

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June 12, 2018

What is the best way to measure a delivery fleet’s efficiency?

Successfully managing a delivery fleet can be overwhelming. Not only should you have a solid understanding of fleet management, but you must also learn how to make data-driven business decisions that will maximize the efficiency of your fleet. This requires you to be familiar with specific key performance indicators or

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June 12, 2018

The ELD mandate could change hours-of-service rules, Raymond Martinez tells Congress

The ELD mandate could change hours-of-service rules, Raymond Martinez tells Congress

The FMCSA head Raymond Martinez recently told Congressional lawmakers that the electronic logging device mandate could trigger changes to current hours-of-service regulations. Although Raymond Martinez didn’t indicate any specific portions of the hours-of-service rules that the Agency is planning on changing, he did mention that some flexibility could be added

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June 6, 2018

Introducing the KeepTruckin Smart Dashcam

Introducing the KeepTruckin Smart Dashcam

Today, we’re excited to announce the KeepTruckin Smart Dashcam, a road-facing video solution that seamlessly integrates with the KeepTruckin ELD.  The KeepTruckin Smart Dashcam brings the power of video monitoring to fleets of all sizes. The Benefits of Video Protection from fraudulent claims The average cost of an injury accident is $200,000.

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June 6, 2018

The FMCSA updates personal conveyance guidelines

The FMCSA updates personal conveyance guidelines

The FMCSA has updated personal conveyance guidelines and added more flexibility for commercial drivers. The latest guidelines clarify and expand the use of the off-duty driving status. According to the FMCSA, drivers can now identify movement from a shipper or receiver to get to the nearest safe resting spot as

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June 6, 2018

How to become a lease purchase owner-operator?

How to become a lease purchase owner-operator

Independence, flexibility, and a lot of earning potential, these are just some of the many benefits of becoming an owner-operator. There are three types of owner-operators: Lease operators Leased owner-operators Independent owner-operators If you ever thought of becoming a lease purchase owner-operator, this is the right post for you. In

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June 6, 2018

Does an ELD shut down your truck if you’re out of hours?

Does an ELD shut down your truck if you’re out of hours

Some truckers were apprehensive about installing ELDs because of the misinformation and myths the surrounded the topic. One such misinformation is that electronic logging devices would shut down trucks automatically if drivers are past their hours of service limits. That’s not the case. It is also worth highlighting that according to the

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May 31, 2018

A bill in the U.S. House seeks ELD exemption for small carriers

A bill in the U.S. House seeks ELD exemption for small carriers

A bill that was filed in the U.S. House last week is seeking a permanent ELD exemption for small carriers with 10 or fewer trucks. The Small Carrier Electronic Logging Device Exemption Act is sponsored by Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minnesota) and Greg Gianforte (R-Montana). The FMCSA’s ELD mandate became effective

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May 31, 2018

Thirty U.S. Senators ask the FMCSA to improve Hours-of-Service regulations

Thirty U.S. Senators ask the FMCSA to improve Hours-of-Service regulations

Thirty U.S. Senators have written a letter to the FMCSA Head Raymond Martinez seeking changes in the current hours-of-service regulations. The four-paragraph letter doesn’t mention any specific reforms to current hours-of-service rules, but it urges the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to “provide a more commonsense framework for drivers, rather

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May 31, 2018

4 big hours-of-service violations (and how to avoid them)

4 big hours-of-service violations (and how to avoid them)

The CVSA’s International Roadcheck 2018 is just around the corner. The 72-hour inspection blitz will take place from June 5 to June 7, and this year, the special focus will be on hours-of-service compliance. Last year, the special focus was on cargo securement. 15.7% CMVs were placed out-of-service due to

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