A new day brings a new slew of movements in Washington regarding the ELD mandate. Congress has been toying with the idea of doing away with it in committee for some time, but it still wasn’t clear whether the rule would survive or not. The fact is, many trucking companies have already been preparing, partnering … Read moreThe Latest On The ELD Rule From Washington And Beyond
The trucking landscape has been changing, both from within and through regulatory action taken on the outside. As enforcement actions change, part of our job is to keep you informed on anything that could impact the industry we all know and love. This month’s regulatory update from Washington is no less full of intriguing information … Read moreAn August Regulatory And Enforcement Update From Washington For Trucking
As the mandated December deadline approaches, it is more important than ever to ensure your ELD devices are compliant with FMCSA regulations. And yet, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to ensure. The fact is, if your fleet invests in an ELD and it is found to not be in compliance, the carrier will be stuck … Read moreWhat To Do If Your ELD Is Not Compliant
As the ELD mandate continues to make its headlong march to full implementation on December 17, it’s important to not be fooled into thinking that the term “FMCSA Certified” means that the FMCSA has done some type of testing to ensure that the ELD complies with specific regulations surrounding their build and use. Be forewarned … Read moreAre You Sure Your ELD Meets FMCSA Regulations?
It’s likely you’ve already heard of the rule prohibiting acts of coercion designed to get truck drivers to somehow violate or bend safety regulations. It went into effect in January, and operators have been driving under it ever since. The rule is officially called “Prohibiting Coercion of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Rule,” this regulatory measure … Read moreHow To Operate Trucking Effectively Under The Umbrella Of The Coercion Rule
It’s no secret: the trucking industry is experiencing some pretty big changes in regulations. Whether you are talking about electronic logging devices (ELD) or speed limiters, there is plenty to remember when it comes to staying in regulatory compliance. Yet, when the rules change or are complex or confusing, keeping up can be difficult. So … Read moreTrucking’s Regulatory Handbook For 2017 And Beyond – The ELD Mandate
With all the talk of ELDs on this side of the border, we sometimes forget that the trucking industry is a North American operation, not just an American one. Our brothers and sisters in Canada are as much a part of the equation as we are. And yet, despite getting ahead of the game where … Read moreWhat’s Going On With ELDs In Canada?
For some, the need for electronic logging devices (ELDs) comes with a list of unanswered questions. Many believe the devices aren’t completely necessary, although for larger fleets ELDs help make back office duties run much more efficiently. Others point to the potential fuel savings brought on by ELD use, but are there other, more effective … Read moreUnanswered Questions on ELD Usage
Have you heard? By 2017, truck operators will be federally mandated to use an electronic logging device (ELD). The rule will officially go into effect on December 16th, 2017. While many fleets are already volunteering to switch, if for nothing else than to utilize the benefits of this technology, the new rule will put a … Read moreDetails On The New ELD Mandate For Truckers
Well folks, it’s official, on December 10 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the long-awaited final rule regarding interstate truck drivers and electronic logging devices (ELD). The rule, which will go into effect in 2017, details specifications and mandates regarding ELD usage. The moral? Get ready to say goodbye to paper logs. According to … Read moreTruckers – Say Goodbye to Paper Logs