Wed, May 25, 2016
Mon, May 16, 2016
Hours of service (HOS) regulations are changing. We've seen a number of new regulations within the last year, most notably the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. These changes are going to have a huge impact on your daily operations. Are you prepared to stay compliant? We recently held a webinar on Tackling HOS with BigRoad to walk you through everything you need to know to ensure you're compliant. Watch the webinar below to learn more:
Thu, May 12, 2016
In an article published yesterday by Overdrive, Todd Dills reported that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) would be “standing up vetting process for ELD certification” after much public scrutiny over the self-certification process. What exactly does this mean and how is it going to impact drivers and fleets?
Tue, May 10, 2016
At BigRoad, we’ve got a dedicated team of Support Specialists that are available to help you whenever you need it! It's one of the many things that set us apart of our competition. From a quick question about how to use the BigRoad Mobile App, to a detailed explanation of rules and regulations, BigRoad’s got your back! This blog covers a topic that our team talks about often - data plans and roaming.
Thu, May 05, 2016
Every month we're running a poll to gain and share insight on various topics within the transportation industry. Simply share your opinion and you'll be entered into a draw to win a BigRoad On The Road Prize Pack! Poll results and winners are announced at the end of each month. Our May Poll is now posted. Submit your answers for a chance to win!
Mon, May 02, 2016
Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) holds a 3-day safety blitz known as the International Roadcheck program. International Roadcheck will be taking place from
June 7-9, 2016. It is expected that over 10,000 CVSA-certified inspectors will perform upwards of 65,000 roadside inspections. A special emphasis is placed on a different violation category every year. This year - they’re focusing on tire safety including tire pressure, tread, and condition.
Thu, Apr 28, 2016
The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate applies to the majority of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS). The Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) estimates the mandate will impact over 3 million trucks and 3.5 million drivers.
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
As you know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gives you the fuel and energy that you need to start your day off right. Well, the same goes for the pre-trip inspection of your vehicle. Pre-trip inspections set you up for success on the road.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016
The BigRoad team spent last week in Mississauga, Ontario for Truck World 2016 - Canada's National Truck Show! Known as the meeting place for Canadian trucking, transportation, supply chain, distribution, and logistics, Truck World brought together thousands of trucking enthusiasts...and BigRoad was excited to be part of the action!
Mon, Apr 18, 2016
In December 2015 the FMCSA started the clock on a 2 year window for ELD compliance. There is still a lot of confusion and concern over what the ELD mandate is going to mean for the average carrier. To help provide a bit more information on the steps you need to take, BigRoad CEO Terry Frey delivered our ELD - The Path to Compliance webinar. Below is a recording of the webinar and the answers to the questions we had.