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 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 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 18, 2018

How to increase profits with ELD data

How to increase profit with ELD data

Although ELDs were introduced to enforce hours-of-service compliance, these devices offer much more than that. Electronic logging devices provide valuable data and insights into a fleet’s operations. Fleet managers can use that ELD data to boost efficiency, reduce operational costs, and increase profitability. Following are five ways you can use

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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 11, 2018

Managing Unidentified Driving Time with KeepTruckin

Managing Unidentified Driving Time with KeepTruckin

One consequence of the ELD mandate is the introduction of unidentified drive time. The ELD mandate requires ELDs to record all drive time, meaning that an ELD records all events, even if the driver is not connected to it. Sifting through each unidentified event, assigning, and annotating them, create added

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July 11, 2018

5 benefits of a BYOD ELD solution

5 benefits of a BYOD ELD solution

The ELD mandate has been in effect for more than six months now. Even though many drivers and carriers have become familiar with electronic logging devices, many carriers are still not entirely sure whether they should have a hardwired ELD or a BYOD (bring your own device) solution. A BYOD

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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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