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Alicia Bedard

Alicia is the Director of Marketing at BigRoad. She is an avid dirt racing fan, thrill seeker, and craft beer aficionado. She likes to spend her free time with her bulldog.
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Denied: OOIDA ELD Mandate Case Rehearing

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Wed, Jan 18, 2017

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request to have their case against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has been denied.

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Are You Regulated?

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Regulations can get pretty confusing. It’s hard to know what applies to you. This is especially true for passenger-carrying drivers and fleets. The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) has stepped in to provide some help!

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Just When You Think You've Seen Everything

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Wed, Jan 11, 2017

To quote Forrest Gump, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” The same can be said for trucking, every day on the road is different. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a truck carrying chips collides with a truck carrying beer to fulfill every snack lovers dreams!

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All I Want for Christmas is an ELD

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Tue, Dec 20, 2016

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are more than just a government mandated piece of equipment. They offer a lot of benefits that’ll make your life easier! Give the gift that just keeps giving this Christmas….an ELD!

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Webinar Recap: ELDs: 1 Year Down, 1 To Go!

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Dec 15, 2016

It's hard to believe that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device (ELD) mandate was published one year ago tomorrow! Now you've got one year to make sure you're running in compliance with the new rules and regulations!

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Webinar Recap: CSA. SMS. BASICS. Oh My!

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Have questions about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program? Check our a recap of our CSA. SMS. BASICS. Oh My! webinar from earlier this week for the answers!

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Gifts for the Trucker on Your List

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Tue, Dec 06, 2016

Don’t know what to buy the trucker in your life? You’re not alone! Truckers can be a pretty hard group of people to buy for. With Christmas just a couple weeks away, the BigRoad team has pulled together a list of the must-have gifts for truckers to help make your Christmas shopping a little easier! 

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Webinar Recap: Transitioning to ELDs

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Nov 24, 2016

The majority of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers in the U.S. need to transition to electronic logging devices (ELDs) by December 18, 2017. With the deadline just over one year away, it's time to start researching your options and planning how you're going to transition from paper or electronic logs to electronic logging devices.

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#TBT: Highlights from NASTC's 2015 Annual Conference

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Nov 17, 2016

The BigRoad team is enroute (via plane this time) to the 26th Annual National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC) Conference being held in Nashville, Tennessee. This marks the fifth year that we've participated in the event. Let's take a look back at the highlights from 2015 including BigRoad user, Lonnie Brice, being recognized as a NASTC Driver of the Year! 

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6 Things to Consider When Researching ELD Providers

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Wed, Nov 09, 2016


It’s time to start getting serious about complying with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. With the ELD mandate being upheld, surviving the OOIDA’s lawsuit last week, you’ve got just over a year to get ELDs in your commercial motor vehicles (CMVs)! 

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