August 14, 2017

11 Questions to Ask Before Buying an ELD Solution

11 Questions to Ask Before Buying an ELD Solution

Buying an ELD is an important decision. The right ELD solution will not only help your fleet become FMCSA compliant after December 18, 2017, but its various features will also help you streamline operations and maximize profits. However, with so many ELD providers out there, it can be difficult to

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August 11, 2017

The PLCA Aims to Seek ELD Mandate Exemption

The PLCA Aims to Seek ELD Mandate Exemption

Although there are less than 4 months left for the ELD mandate deadline, there are some groups who are still seeking exemptions from it. As per recent news, The Pipe Line Contractors Associations (PLCA) has requested the FMCSA to grant them ELD exemption. Additionally, MBI Energy Services, a water service

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August 9, 2017

The Pre-2000 Model Year Exemption Applies to Engines, Not the VIN

The Pre-2000 ELD Mandate Exemption Applies to Engines, not the VIN

A recent FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) publication indicates that the ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate exemption is now based on the engine model year rather than the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number). CMVs (Commercial Motor Vehicles) that are equipped with engines with the model year 1999 (or older) are no

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August 9, 2017

The Senate DOT Bill Skips ELD Mandate Changes

The Senate DOT Bill Skips ELD Mandate Changes

The DOT bill released by the Senate Appropriations Committee made no mention of changes to trucking-related policy reforms — such as the ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate and driver breaks. The Senate’s bill differs from the version of the bill released by the House Appropriations Committee. The bill that was passed

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August 7, 2017

ELD Shortage is a Real Threat that Carriers Can’t Ignore

ELD shortage is a real threat that carriers can't ignore

As the compliance date of the ELD mandate approaches closer, carriers without ELDs might all flock to ELD vendors at the eleventh hour. This simultaneous purchase of ELDs would result in an increased demand for the product — translating into higher prices as well as unavailability of the electronic logging

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August 7, 2017

ELD or AOBRD – KeepTruckin Lets You Choose

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KeepTruckin is universally recognized as the leading smartphone based electronic logs and fleet management system in the world. That is a result of an unwavering focus on the driver experience and a product that is fundamentally modular and highly customizable. The best example of that flexibility is in our core

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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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