July 26, 2018

4 ways an AOBRD can make your life easier

4 ways an AOBRD can make your life easier

Editor’s Note: KeepTruckin customers currently operating in AOBRD mode can switch to ELD mode by December 2019 by simply changing one setting in the KeepTruckin Dashboard – no hardware replacement or software updates required. This means that fleets now have the freedom to switch vendors without sacrificing the flexibility of an

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July 18, 2018

How shippers should operate in the post-ELD world

How shippers should operate in the post-ELD world

The ELD mandate became effective on December 18, 2017; it has been almost seven months. However, even now not all the industry stakeholders fully understand how they should operate in the post-ELD world. Much of the buzz focuses on the impact of the ELD mandate on truck drivers. What is

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July 10, 2018

The FMCSA denies OOIDA’s request to exempt crash-free small fleets

The FMCSA denies OOIDA’s request to exempt crash-free small fleets

The FMCSA has rejected OOIDA’s request to exempt small carriers with clean safety records from the ELD mandate requirements. In November 2017, OOIDA filed the ELD exemption request that small businesses that don’t have an unsatisfactory safety rating should be allowed to continue using paper logs to record duty status

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June 20, 2018

New AOBRD capability provides greater flexibility

New AOBRD capability provides great flexibility

We’re pleased to announce the release of our new AOBRD Vehicle Motion Threshold feature, which gives AOBRD users greater flexibility in their operation. The latest update offers you more control over AOBRD compliant vehicles by allowing you to choose the exact speed at which driving time begins recording. A completely

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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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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 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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April 26, 2018

The CSA’s SMS update includes new ELD violations and severity weights

The CSA’s SMS update includes new ELD violations and severity weights

The FMCSA has updated the CSA’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) with new ELD violations as well as severity weights for each violation. As of April 1, 2018, new violations associated with the FMCSA’s ELD mandate will fall under the Hours of Service Compliance BASIC category in the CSA’s Safety Measurement

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April 25, 2018

How KeepTruckin ensures compliance during inspections

How KeepTruckin ensures compliance during inspections

Our #1 priority at KeepTruckin is to make sure that all of our customers are compliant—but many of our customers didn’t expect that their life on the road would also become much easier with the KeepTruckin ELD on their dash. When it comes to roadside inspections and audits, the KeepTruckin

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