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ELD Mandate Exemptions

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    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. 

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Pre-Trip Inspections - Setting You Up for Success on the Road

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    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.

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Truck World Event Recap

Posted by Colin Lumb

    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! 

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Webinar: ELD - The Path to Compliance

Posted by Matt Tonkin

    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. 

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Passing a Level III Inspection with BigRoad

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Apr 14, 2016

You never know how an inspection is going to go. You could get waved through or you could have your truck inspected with a fine-tooth comb. When put to the test, the BigRoad Mobile App and BigRoad Web App have enabled thousands of drivers to pass the toughest roadside inspections with ease. Bee Line Transport Inc. recently reached out to us to share their story. 

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ELD - What it Means for Canadians

Posted by Colin Lumb

    Tue, Apr 12, 2016

In early February, Transport Canada announced that Canada will follow a similar legislation to the FMCSA ELD mandate that passed in the United States last year. To date, there has been limited information released about the proposed "Canadian ELD mandate". However, many Canadian trucking associations have publicly expressed their support of ELDs - and for good reason!

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Mid-America Trucking Show Event Recap

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Apr 07, 2016

The BigRoad team has just returned home after a week in Louisville, Kentucky for the annual Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). MATS is the largest heavy-duty industry event in the world, attracting over 70,000 attendees and 1,000+ exhibitors.

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Webinar: I Downloaded the App....Now What?

Posted by Matt Tonkin

    Tue, Apr 05, 2016

So, you've download the BigRoad Mobile App...now what? You probably want to make sure you are doing everything to keep your logs in perfect order. What steps should you take to be prepared for every day on the road? BigRoad's Debbie Fapo and Matt Tonkin walk you through setting up the BigRoad Mobile App and answer some of the most common questions about using the app.

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March Poll Results

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Fri, Apr 01, 2016

Each month we'll be running a poll to gain insight into hot topics within the transportation industry. Simply share your opinion on the matter for a chance to win a BigRoad On The Road Prize Pack! Poll results and winners are announced at the end of each month. Our April Poll is now posted. Submit your answers for a chance to win! 

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You Volunteered To Be Audited?

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Getting audited isn’t something that most fleets look forward to - it can mean a lot of running around, headaches, and time away from driving. However, that wasn’t the case for WAT Supplies. After using the BigRoad Mobile App and the BigRoad Web App to improve their operations, WAT Supplies actually volunteered to be audited by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO)

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