February 18, 2018

5 signs it’s time for a new ELD

5 Signs It's Time for a New ELD

Many drivers and fleet managers in the industry are frustrated — and for good reasons. They were promised the world by slick sales reps, yet, the post-sale reality has been much different. The main concerns? Nearly non-existent customer support. Simple tasks are complex and time-consuming. Drivers are struggling to adopt

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January 24, 2018

ELD enforcement, adoption, and market conditions after the ELD mandate

ELD enforcement adoption and market conditions after the ELD mandate

The electronic logging device mandate took effect on December 18, 2017. Industry experts require a bit more time to fully gauge the impact of the ELD mandate on the trucking industry, but the signs so far have been positive. Soon after the ELD mandate implementation, market conditions improved in favor

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January 17, 2018

How do livestock/ag haulers benefit from KeepTruckin ELDs?

How do livestock and ag haulers benefit from KeepTruckin ELDs

In December 2017, the FMCSA granted a 90-day ELD waiver to ag haulers, which pushed the ELD mandate compliance deadline for livestock/ag haulers to mid-March. However, that deadline is ending soon, and livestock haulers will need electronic logging devices to stay compliant. Apart from the FMCSA compliance, the KeepTruckin ELD

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January 16, 2018

OOIDA’s petition for ELD exemption for small carriers open for comment

OOIDA’s petition for ELD exemption for small carriers open for comment

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is now accepting comments on the request made by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) to exempt certain small carriers from the ELD mandate for at least five years. As defined by the Small Business Administration (SBA), small trucking companies are those that

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January 11, 2018

Prepare IFTA reports in just a few clicks with the KeepTruckin ELD Plus

Prepare IFTA reports in just a few clicks with the KeepTruckin ELD Plus

January 31, 2018, is the deadline for submitting the quarterly IFTA report. Usually, trucking companies have to spend countless hours and employ several resources to put their records together for IFTA fuel tax calculation. Manually keeping track of each mile that you have traveled from state line to state line,

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January 8, 2018

Identifying and challenging incorrect ELD violation codes

Identifying and challenging incorrect ELD violation codes

To help the industry transition into the ELD mandate, it was designed to be implemented in two phases. The first phase began on December 18th of 2017. At this point, every non-exempt driver was required to have an ELD or AOBRD. Violations would be logged by DOT officers to drivers

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January 3, 2018

Canada Issues ELD Proposal

Canada Issues ELD Proposal

The federal government of Canada has released a draft for its own version of the ELD mandate, one that is similar to the U.S. ELD mandate which became mandatory on December 18, 2017. The electronic logging device mandate requires non-exempt commercial drivers to install compliant electronic logging devices or ELDs.

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