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Facility Audit in Ontario - How is Preventive Maintenance Measured?

December 13, 2018

We are demystifying how a Facility Audit is managed in Ontario and, more specifically, how the vehicle preventative maintenance (PM) profile is scored. 

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How Do Bad Driving Conditions Reflect On HOS?

November 27, 2018

‘Tis the season of bad weather and adverse driving conditions that can affect your Hours of Service. Here is what to expect and what to do in your BigRoad app when you encounter such weather.

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How ELD & BigRoad Freight Work Together

November 05, 2018

Take a listen to this exclusive interview on Red Eye at the ATA Exhibition to learn more about the new BigRoad Freight load-matching platform and how it works together with your ELD.

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Do You Have A Backhaul Strategy To Avoid Unladen Miles?

October 09, 2018

Backhaul is a very commonly used term in the trucking industry. Truckers are able to make more money with these types of loads. Leveraging backhaul helps optimize their cargo-carrying opportunities to reduce unladen miles in order improve bottom line when running a trucking business.

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Oil Field Drivers Hours of Service Explanation

September 20, 2018

I want to start by confirming there are no exceptions that will completely exempt a commercial driver operating in the oil and gas field from all of the hours of service regulations.

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11 States Waive Trucking Regs Ahead of Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

The scope of damage projected by Hurricane Florence has resulted in 11 States now waiving trucking regulations ahead of the landfall. This includes Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware, along with D.C.

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CMV is Always a CMV, Right?

August 21, 2018

I came across a matter with a client that highlights the confusion for specialty motor carriers operating commercial motor vehicles in the trucking marketplace. Specifically, this client was having significant issues complying with hours of service based on the type of vehicles deployed.

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What Are the HOS Differences For Drivers Carrying Property & Passengers?

July 31, 2018

The hours-of-service rules are quite different for property-carrying vehicles compared to passenger-carrying drivers in the United States. Here is an infographic that summarizes the key differences, while complete regulation outline can be found here

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Your Latest BigRoad App Updates!

July 26, 2018

Your experience with the BigRoad app is important to us, whether you’re on the road or undergoing an inspection. With the 24.2 app release, we have added an option to enable an Inspection Screen PIN lockout to disable incoming messages during an inspection.

We have also updated our Password Policy to increase security measures. To access our newest features, ensure you have the most updated version of your BigRoad Mobile App!

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New Updates on Personal Conveyance

July 24, 2018

Here is the review of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) new guidance for drivers claiming off-duty time for 'personal conveyance'.  

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