January 4, 2018

KeepTruckin Introduces Customizable Vehicle Inspections

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At KeepTruckin, our goal has been to make our product flexible and easy to use for fleets of all types. To continue this effort, we are excited to announce our revamped Vehicle Inspections feature. With the new Vehicle Inspections feature, you can now customize KeepTruckin’s electronic DVIRs to meet your

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January 3, 2018

Canada Issues ELD Proposal

Canada Issues ELD Proposal

The federal government of Canada has released a draft for its own version of the ELD mandate, one that is similar to the U.S. ELD mandate which became mandatory on December 18, 2017. The electronic logging device mandate requires non-exempt commercial drivers to install compliant electronic logging devices or ELDs.

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January 2, 2018

Electronic Logging Devices Could Help Drivers with Coercion Complaints

Electronic Logging Devices Could Help Drivers with Coercion Complaints

Electronic logging devices have numerous benefits. From hours-of-service compliance to the reduction of paperwork to improved efficiency, ELDs are capable of many things. Apart from these benefits, experts believe that ELDs can also help drivers with coercion complaints. John Seidl, a transportation consultant and account executive at Integrated Risk Solutions,

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December 27, 2017

The FMCSA Proposes New Personal Conveyance Guidelines

The FMCSA Proposes New Personal Conveyance Guidelines

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a proposal aiming to slightly modify the existing guidelines for drivers who use their trucks as personal vehicles to their home, motel, or restaurant along their routes. Although the guidance mainly relates to hours-of-service regulations and not the ELD mandate, questions

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December 26, 2017

The FMCSA Formally Issues ELD Compliance Extension for Ag/Livestock Haulers

The FMCSA Formally Issues ELD Compliance Extension for Ag/Livestock Haulers

The FMCSA has officially issued a 90-day ELD mandate extension for livestock and ag haulers. The waiver was officially released and signed by Deputy Administrator Cathy F. Gautreaux. “FMCSA grants a limited 90-day waiver from the Federal hours-of-service (HOS) regulations pertaining to electronic logging devices (ELDs) for the transportation of

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December 22, 2017

The FMCSA’s ELD Mandate Amplifies the Parking Shortage Problem

The FMCSA’s ELD Mandate Amplifies the Parking Shortage Problem

The shortage of parking spaces has been a concern in the trucking industry for quite a while now. The FMCSA’s ELD mandate, which became mandatory on December 18, 2017, is magnifying the problem for commercial drivers, according to the Executive Vice President of Washington Trucking Associations Sheri Call. The Washington

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December 19, 2017

Senators Support Provision for One-Year ELD Waiver for Livestock Haulers

Senators Support Provision for One Year ELD Waiver for Livestock Haulers

Twenty senators have shown their support for a Congressional measure to give livestock and insect haulers until October 2018 to comply with the FMCSA’s ELD mandate. The senators from both the Democratic and Republican parties sent a letter to Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) and Chuck Schumer (D-New York), showing their support

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December 18, 2017

75% of Small Fleets Are Now ELD-Compliant, Latest Survey Shows

75% of Small Fleets Are Now ELD Compliant Latest Survey Shows

The ELD mandate implementation for smaller fleets and owner-operators has always been a bit of a concern. However, a survey recently conducted by CarrierLists showed that the compliance rate among small fleets has now risen significantly. Out of the 361 fleets that CarrierLists reached out to, 75 percent reported that they

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