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From thorough analysis of trucking legislation – like the ELD mandate – to ELD technology insights and implementation strategies, we’re the trucking industry’s one-stop source for electronic logging device information.
 
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ELD MANDATE

What is the FMCSA’s ELD mandate — and when must you comply? We break it all down for you.

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ABOUT ELDs

We’ll walk you through expected ELD technical requirements, prices, and the benefits they deliver to carriers and drivers.

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Small Step Forward for ELD Mandate

In what many might consider only a small step forward, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has sent the proposed Final Rule mandating the use of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to track and manage driver hours of service to the Office of the Secretary of Transportation. While seemingly a minor development, this is actually further affirmation of the likelihood that the mandate will be published on September 30, as has been expected for some time. Given this news, fleets that haven’t previously embraced the news of the pending mandate would be wise to educate themselves on the requirements, timeline, and implications.
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ELD Mandate is Now with the OST

Anticipation is building as the FMCSA’s mandate on electronic logging devices (ELDs) inches forward. As of June 1, 2015, the regulation was sent to the Office of the Secretary. After the Electronic Onboard Recorder (EOBR) mandate stalled, it’s easy to question whether the latest iteration will see the light of day, but all signs point toward publication later this year. And, we’re here to keep you updated on the latest and greatest.
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How to Improve Driver Retention & Fleet Profitability with ELDs

It’s been a busy week of news focused on driver compensation for some of the trucking industry’s largest players. From the definition of independent contractors to minimum wages based on on-duty time, fleets are struggling to balance the need for quality drivers, improve driver retention (and, likewise, driver pay), and fleet profitability. While there is some disagreement within the industry around what is considered work time and what’s not, most are in agreement on one of the transportation industry’s most pressing issues: there’s simply not enough money to go around.
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Voluntary Compliance with ELDs: What’s In It For You?

On June 15-16th, the FMCSA held the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) meeting in Alexandria, Virginia. This meeting, which was open to the public, focused on the agency’s Beyond Compliance initiative. During the two-day event, ideas were discussed around the FMCSA’s current projects and its strategic plan – including discussion of a voluntary compliance program for ELDs. In addition, time was allotted at the end of each day for the public to provide comments on any of the topics discussed during the session.