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Operation Safe Driver Week

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Fri, Sep 23, 2016

 
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week is coming up quickly. During this special week, law enforcement agencies will launch heightened traffic safety enforcement and education initiatives across North America.

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ELD Mandate Update

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Tue, Sep 20, 2016

The industry has been buzzing with conversation in support of and against the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate since it was announced over 9 months ago. This included a lawsuit launched by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) a day after the ELD mandate final rule was published.

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Tue, Sep 13, 2016

It's National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) - a week to recognize the hard work and dedication of over 3.5 million men and women working in the transportation industry today. Spearheaded by the American Trucking Association (ATA), National Truck Driver Appreciation Week will run from September 11 - 17, 2016. 

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Hit the Brakes

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Sep 08, 2016

There’s no stopping now! The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week is being held from September 11 - 17, 2016. Here’s what you need to know to make sure you keep rolling!

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The Great American Trucking Show (GATS) Event Round-Up

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Sep 01, 2016

The BigRoad team hit the road bright and early to make the LONG drive down to Dallas, Texas for The Great American Trucking Show (GATS). As always this show was a great opportunity for us to catch-up with our customers and teach the industry about how BigRoad helps drivers and fleets be safer, more efficient, and save money.

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CSA & You Webcast Recap

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Wed, Aug 31, 2016

Missed our CSA and You: Getting Back to BASICs webcast last week? We've made the recording available so that you can watch it at a time that works for you! Feel free to share it with friends and other members of your fleet.

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Don't Believe Everything You Hear

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Tue, Aug 23, 2016

You can’t believe everything you hear...especially when it comes to electronic logging devices (ELDs). Here are the most common ELD myths we’ve heard...and whether they’re fact or fiction!

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Coercion, Harassment, and ELDs

Posted by Matt Tonkin

    Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Driver coercion and harassment are still very common across the transportation industry. It's so much of an issue that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released the Prohibiting Coercion of Commercial Vehicle Drivers (Coercion Rule) in January 2016. Additionally, the ELD Final Rule includes anti-harassment measures to help protect drivers. Here's a breakdown of what coercion and harassment is and how technology can help you prevent it! 

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Webinar Recap: The Top ELD Myths Uncovered

Posted by Matt Tonkin

    Mon, Aug 15, 2016

We're less than 18 months away from the effective date of the ELD mandate. Commercial drivers in the United States will soon be required to use an electronic logging device (ELD) to create their driver logs. 

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Transporting Race Cars Across the U.S.

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Fri, Aug 12, 2016

When you think about racing, what comes to mind? You're probably picturing a NASCAR driving around an asphalt oval track. Did you stop to think about how the car got to the track? I never really did - until I drove from Ontario to Rossburg, Ohio for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Kings Royal. There are a lot of truckers behind making racing events like this possible!

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