November 22, 2017

What Makes KeepTruckin ELD the Best in the Market?

What Makes the KeepTruckin ELD the Best in the Market

The ELD mandate implementation date is just around the corner, and fleets are rushing to buy ELDs. Everyone wants to buy the best ELD solution that guarantees compliance and simplifies fleet operations, but there are too many options in the market to screen. KeepTruckin is a leading ELD manufacturer. Over

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November 21, 2017

The ELD Mandate Reminder: 30 Days to Go

The ELD Mandate Reminder 30 Days To Go

The ELD rule takes effect in less than 30 days. The FMCSA published the final ELD rule two years ago. However, many truck drivers (especially owner-operators and smaller fleets with less than 20 vehicles) have yet to install ELDs. In fact, according to trucking industry experts and estimates, nearly one

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November 15, 2017

KeepTruckin Launches Petition to Change the 14-Hour Rule

KeepTruckin Launches Petition to Change the 14 Hour Rule

The Hours-of-Service regulations are there to keep drivers safe, but after conducting a study, we found that the 14-hour rule does not always serve that purpose. When drivers lose a couple of hours after being detained by shippers or receivers, the 14-hour limit propels them to drive in an unsafe

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November 15, 2017

The Overall ELD Adoption Rate is Still Dangerously Low

The Overall ELD Adoption Rate is Still Dangerously Low

There are only a few more weeks left before the ELD mandate becomes mandatory for commercial drivers. However, there is still a large number of fleets which hasn’t installed electronic logging devices yet. In fact, according to a survey by CarrierLists, which included 1600 fleets, only 37% fleets have successfully

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November 13, 2017

Raymond Martinez, The FMCSA Nominee, Backs The ELD Mandate

Raymond Martinez, The FMCSA Nominee, Backs The ELD Mandate

Raymond Martinez, President Trump’s nominee to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), has no plans of delaying the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. Martinez backs the rule by saying that the implementation of the ELD mandate will proceed as scheduled. He made the statement during his appearance before

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November 9, 2017

7 Habits of Highly Effective Fleet Managers

7 Habits of Highly Effective Fleet Managers

“Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential.” — Stephen R. Covey, the author of the book 7 habits of highly successful people. In the best-selling book, Stephen R. Covey explains several things and highlights the importance of adopting good habits and what makes people successful. It is no

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November 8, 2017

Driver Shortage Has Officially Become Trucking Industry’s Biggest Concern

Driver Shortage Has Officially Become Trucking Industry's Biggest Concern

A recent survey conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) revealed that driver shortage has officially become the biggest concern for America’s trucking industry. This is the first time since 2006 that this issue has emerged as the biggest affair, pushing the ELD mandate to the second position. The

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November 7, 2017

USA Truck Partners With KeepTruckin to Help Carriers With ELD Mandate

USA Truck Partners With KeepTruckin to Help Carriers With ELD Mandate

The ELD mandate compliance deadline is just around the corner. Trucking companies are now rushing towards ELD implementation by purchasing FMCSA-certified electronic logging devices. USA Truck — one of the largest over-the-road truckload carriers and capacity solutions providers in North America — also used this opportunity to make sure their

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November 6, 2017

The FMCSA to Pursue Split Sleeper Berth Pilot Program

The FMCSA to Pursue Sleeper Berth Pilot Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is pursuing its plan to conduct a pilot study on the feasibility of revising the Hours of Service regulations. The research will look into splitting the off-duty sleeper berths regulations for drivers into segments, instead of having 10 hours straight off-duty or using the

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