May 2, 2018

Fuel prices increase to three-year high

Fuel prices increase to three-year high

2018 will be a rough year for carriers looking to cut their fuel expenditures. During the week ending April 16, diesel fuel prices saw a 6.1-cent increase across the country. The fuel price is now at its highest point of 2018 and the highest since the beginning of 2015. The

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May 2, 2018

22 ELD-related violations that count against SMS scores

22 ELD-related violations that count against SMS scores

The FMCSA has updated the CSA’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) with new ELD violations and violation severity weights. 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

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April 30, 2018

KeepTruckin launches the Shifting Gears Program

KeepTruckin launches the Shifting Gears Program

Are you frustrated with your current ELD provider? Are you stuck in a long-term contract and are ready to try an ELD that actually works the way it’s supposed to? Then KeepTruckin has the perfect solution for you. We are excited to announce the Shifting Gears Program. Through this program,

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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

Project44 partners with KeepTruckin to deliver predictable transportation visibility

Project44 partners with KeepTruckin to deliver predictable transportation visibility

The largest digital transportation and logistics network is now connected to over 94,000 domestic truckload carriers and 5.3M assets. Project44 (p44), the largest digital transportation and logistics network, today announced a partnership with KeepTruckin to facilitate ELD and GPS-based data visibility. Utilizing KeepTruckin’s advanced technology to extract valuable data and

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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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April 23, 2018

National average spot rates jumped up after full enforcement

National average spot rates jumped up after full enforcement

The trucking sector usually slows down a bit at the end of the first quarter as freight demand drops. Because of low freight demand, trucker rates also take a hit. A similar situation was expected this year as well, but that wasn’t the case for the week ending April 7,

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April 20, 2018

3 reasons why customers choose KeepTruckin

3 reasons why customers choose KeepTruckin

KeepTruckin is the highest-rated ELD solution in the market. Over 500,000 drivers and 40,000 fleets use KeepTruckin and trust us for their compliance, regulatory, and fleet management needs. In this blog post, we take a more in-depth look at what makes KeepTruckin the best provider of electronic logging devices and

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April 20, 2018

The ATRI announces its top research priorities for 2018

The ATRI announces its top research priorities for 2018

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has announced its top research priorities for 2018. The Research Advisory Committee of the ATRI deliberated on the list of research topics in March which was approved by ATRI’s board of directors earlier this month. In this blog post, we shed some light on

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