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ELD Violations Will Be Reflected in Your HOS Compliance BASIC

April 17, 2018


As part of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) looks at seven categories, known as the Behavio­­­­r Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs). In early May, the way that your hours-of-service (HOS) compliance BASIC is calculated will be changing - make sure you’re prepared!

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International Roadcheck 2018

April 09, 2018


It’s that time of year again! The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced the details of their annual International Roadcheck program. The program is announced months in advance to give drivers and fleets time to prepare. However, hundreds are still caught off-guard, resulting in being fined and placed out-of-service (OOS). Don’t take the chance - read this post to learn how to prepare!

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ELD Mandate Hard Enforcement Is Here

April 03, 2018


Even though it was April Fool’s Day, no one was kidding around when it came to electronic logging device (ELD) mandate compliance. April 1, 2018, marked the hard enforcement date for the FMCSA’s ELD mandate. Find out what this means for you and how you might be impacted during your next inspection.

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ELD Enforcement Is Around the Corner...Are You Ready?

March 28, 2018

As you've likely heard by now, even though the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate was effective on December 18, 2017, law enforcement in the U.S. have been using a “soft enforcement” approach.  ELD violations have been initiated by DOT against drivers and motor carriers under 395.22(a) violations; however, no Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) points, or drivers have been placed out-of-service (OOS).

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Webinar Recap: Ask A Compliance Expert

March 14, 2018

Our resident compliance expert, Marc Moncion, took some time to answer our customers' pressing compliance-related questions. Read this blog post to learn what his answers are! 

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Is It Time to Choose a New ELD Solution Provider?

March 12, 2018

There are over 200 solution providers listed on the FMCSA’s self-certification list. In an effort to find an affordable solution before the December 18, 2017 deadline, many drivers and fleets rushed into purchasing an electronic logging device (ELD). Many of these solutions turned out to be unreliable and non-compliant, or there has been no support from the provider to help the company use their overly-complicated devices.

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3 Reasons to Start Using BigRoad Freight

March 08, 2018

If you’re not using BigRoad Freight yet, what are you waiting for? BigRoad Freight is an in-app load-matching platform built within the BigRoad Mobile App. It enables drivers and fleets to book the loads that they want and get paid faster, all while tracking their hours-of-service (HOS) availability. 

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What is a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV)?

March 06, 2018

The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has brought forward a lot confusion about whether a specific vehicle and/or operation must comply or is exempt. This blog breaks down each hours-of-service (HOS) exemption and outlines who it applies to.

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Webinar Recap: ELD Inspections 101

February 28, 2018

Get prepared for roadside inspections using your electronic logging device (ELD). Read this blog post and watch a recording of our ELD Inspections 101 webinar to learn more about what's expected of you if you're pulled over!

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Why It's Important To Keep Your App Updated

February 26, 2018

Many customers ask us why it’s important to keep their BigRoad Mobile App updated and running on the newest version. This blog post explains how updating the app makes your life easier and keeps BigRoad running smoothly!

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