August 4, 2017

5 Tips for Saving Fuel on the Road

5 Tips for Saving Fuel on the Road

Fuel consumption is often one of the biggest expenses for a fleet. By minimizing the expenses associated with fuel consumption, you can improve the overall bottom line of your business and maximize the profits. In this blog post, we highlight 5 proven tips for saving fuel on the road. 1.

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August 3, 2017

The Power of ELD Data for Fleet Managers

The Power of ELD Data for Fleet Managers

With the introduction of electronic logging devices or ELDs in the trucking industry, carriers and fleet managers will finally have access to important data and insights that they can use for growing their businesses. Fleets that have implemented ELDs are already seeing numerous benefits. They can analyze information that they

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August 2, 2017

How ELDs Can Help You with Vehicle Maintenance Issues

How ELDs Can Help You with Vehicle Maintenance Issues

A good number of road crashes that are happening in the United States are due to the lack of vehicle maintenance. The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that 10% of all truck-related accidents are due to component failures. It sends us a clear message that neglecting vehicle maintenance can prove to

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August 1, 2017

6 Reasons to Start ELD Implementation Right Now

6 Reasons to Start ELD Implementation Right Now

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s ELD mandate is by far the biggest affair in the American trucking industry right now. It is because the upcoming ELD mandate applies to approximately 3.5 million commercial drivers. The ELD mandate compliance deadline is December 18, 2017. It’s just a few months away

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July 27, 2017

The FMCSA to Revise Compliance Date for Lease and Interchange Rules

FMCSA to Revise Compliance Date for Lease and Interchange Rules

The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) released two rule-making documents on the lease and interchange of passenger vehicles last month. These publications tackled the final rule posted, last May 27, 2015, in the Federal Register entitled “Lease and Interchange of Vehicles; Motor Carriers of Passengers.” The first notice extends

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July 26, 2017

The FMCSA Releases Online ELD File Validator

FMCSA Releases Online ELD File Validator

The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) recently posted an ELD file validator tool on their official website. The agency mentions that the tool can be used by individuals to check if their ELD’s output file “conforms to the technical specifications in the ELD Rule.” With the ELD mandate implementation

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July 26, 2017

10 Common Questions Asked by Carriers

10 Motor Carrier Questions About ELDs and ELD Mandate

There are some businesses that still consider the ELD mandate as just another burden to them. However, there are many companies that are ecstatic about transitioning to ELDs because they understand how beneficial it is going to be for them. In a nutshell, the ELD mandate is going to make

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July 24, 2017

The FMCSA Announces ELD Implementation National Tour

FMCSA Announces ELD Implementation National Tour

The Federal Motor Carrier Service Administration (FMCSA) has introduced yet another program — a National Educational Tour — to bring commercial vehicle drivers on board with the ELD implementation mission. With the aid of the Department of Transportation (DoT), this 5-month-6-stop national tour is taking place across the country. The

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July 24, 2017

17 Questions About ELDs That Fleet Managers Ask

17 Fleet Managers Questions about ELDs and ELD Mandate

The role of fleet managers is becoming very important in today’s trucking industry. The more they understand the upcoming ELD mandate, the better they can help drivers during the ELD implementation process. However, sadly, there is a lot of confusing information out there for fleet managers. As a result, they

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July 24, 2017

10 Common Questions About ELD Mandate that Drivers Ask

10 Common Driver Questions about ELDs and the ELD Mandate

There are a lot of good things to be said about the ELD mandate. Apart from saving millions of dollars by reducing paperwork and eliminating administrative tasks, the ELD mandate is also expected to save hundreds of lives. The FMCSA estimates that the ELD mandate will save 26 lives and

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