September 18, 2017

CVSA International Roadcheck 2017 Results: Vehicle Violations [Infographic]

CVSA Roadcheck 2017 Results - Vehicle Violations

During this year’s CVSA International Roadcheck 2017, more violations were recorded than the CVSA International Roadcheck 2016. This year’s special focus was “cargo securement”, which resulted in 15.7% of all vehicle violations that resulted in the CMVs being placed out-of-service. Of all the Level 1-3 roadside inspections, 19.4% inspected CMVs,

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September 18, 2017

CVSA International Roadcheck 2017 Results: Driver Violations [Infographic]

CVSA Roadcheck 2017 Results - Driver Violations

Recently, the CVSA released the results of the CVSA International Roadcheck 2017 — the 72-hour inspection blitz that happened from June 6 to June 8. More than 62,000 inspections happened during the three-day annual event. 7,713 of those inspections happened in Canada, while 54,300 were conducted in the United States

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September 17, 2017

Data Shows that the Trucking Industry is Adapting to the ELD Mandate

Data Shows that the Trucking Industry is Adapting to the ELD Mandate

Lately, there have been rumors circulating on how the trucking industry is going to be in shambles because of the soon-to-be-implemented ELD mandate. In fact, some rumors even go so far as saying that there will be a “mass exodus” of truck drivers once the mandate takes effect from December

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September 15, 2017

Understanding the ELD Rule: The 5 W’s of the ELD Mandate

Understanding the ELD Rule - The 5 W's of the ELD Mandate

The electronic logging device mandate, which is more commonly known as the ELD mandate, is the latest attempt by the FMCSA to improve road safety and minimize road accidents in the United States of America. The ELD mandate implementation deadline is December 18, 2017, for most commercial motor vehicles, and

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September 14, 2017

KeepTruckin and TQL Partner to Offer Discounted ELDs

KT and TQL Partner to Offer Discounted ELDs

TQL and KeepTruckin have formed a valuable partnership to offer discounted ELDs to TQL-contracted carriers and help them be ready for the upcoming ELD mandate implementation deadline. TQL or Total Quality Logistics is the second largest freight brokerage firm in the country. With the help of this newly formed partnership,

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September 13, 2017

KeepTruckin and DAT Partner to Help Fleets With ELD Mandate Compliance

KeepTruckin and DAT Partner to Help Fleets With ELD Mandate Compliance

The ELD mandate implementation date is approaching, and there are still many fleets that aren’t fully prepared for it. To make things easier for truckers, KeepTruckin and DAT have entered into a comprehensive partnership which would help small carriers and independent owner-operators with ELD transition. DAT is one of the largest

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September 11, 2017

OOS Enforcement by April 01, 2018 — What It Really Means

KeepTruckin and DAT Partner to Help Fleets With ELD Mandate Compliance

According to a recent development, the CVSA has delayed OOS (Out of Service) enforcement for ELD mandate until April 01, 2018. But what does it really mean? We broke this news last week when the CVSA informed about this development publicly, but there still seems to be some confusion regarding

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September 8, 2017

Congress Votes Down Attempt to Delay the ELD Mandate

Congress Votes Down Attempt to Delay the ELD Mandate

An amendment that was introduced by the U.S. Representative Brian Babin in July 2017 has been voted down by the Congress late Wednesday night. The amendment that Brian Babin introduced would have restricted funding for the United States Department of Transportation (DoT) to enforce the ELD mandate at least until

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