October 14, 2018

California CHP is ready to enforce ELD mandate on interstate drivers

California CHP is ready to enforce ELD mandate on interstate drivers

California is the latest state to codify the FMCSA’s ELD mandate for interstate truckers. Since the state only adopted the Federal rules including the Electronic Logging Device mandate in August, inspectors had been checking driver logs and Hours of Service compliance the old-fashioned way. Those days are over. California’s ELD

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September 25, 2018

The CVSA Releases International Roadcheck 2018 Results

The CVSA International Roadcheck 2018 Results

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently released the results of the 2018 International Roadcheck. During the three-day event, 67,502 inspections were conducted throughout Canada and the United States of America. A total of 60,321 inspections were conducted in the U.S., whereas 7,181 were done in Canada. Every year, CVSA-certified

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September 13, 2018

KeepTruckin Named One of Forbes Cloud 100 Companies

KeepTruckin-Forbes-Cloud-100-list

We’re excited to announce KeepTruckin was named in a list of top 100 cloud companies, also known as Forbes Cloud 100. A big part of our excitement comes from the fact that we’re the first-ever fleet management company to be featured on this list of breakout cloud companies. “We’re honored

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September 10, 2018

KT Revs Up for Driver Appreciation Week

KT Revs Up for Driver Appreciation Week

KeepTruckin recognizes Driver Appreciation Week—a whole week dedicated to drivers! Although we’re appreciative every day, we’re showing extra appreciation on Sept. 9-15 and giving away some free KeepTruckin shirts and hats, as well as feature real driver stories on the blog. From 20-year trucking veteran Clifford Petersen who is an

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July 26, 2018

Brake Safety Day Results: 1,595 Vehicles Were Placed Out-of-service

Brake Safety Day results-1,595 vehicles were placed out-of-service

The CVSA has released the results of the unannounced Brake Safety Day. The event took place on April 25, 2018, when roadside inspections were conducted in 41 U.S. states and 11 Canadian provinces/territories. According to the results released by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, 1,595 vehicles were placed out of

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July 25, 2018

The Trucking Alliance Wants ELDs for Intrastate CMVs

The Trucking Alliance wants ELDs for intrastate CMVs

Although short-haul drivers, who fulfill certain requirements, are exempt from the ELD mandate, the Trucking Alliance is urging lawmakers to mandate electronic logging devices for intrastate CMVs. Talking to HDT, Lane Kidd, the managing director of the coalition of transportation companies, said: “Since Congress required electronic logging devices in all

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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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