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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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Roadside ELD/AOBRD Enforcement Since ELD Launch

February 15, 2018


With enforcement of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate starting on December 18, 2017, there has been confusion at between drivers and inspectors as to whether a device is an ELD or a grandfathered automatic onboard recording device (AOBRDs).

There have also been observations regarding complaints with some vendor support, and more drivers running out of hours due to delays. Read the blog to learn about enforcement so far, and some tips to avoid violations:

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Webinar Recap: How Do I Team Drive With BigRoad?

February 14, 2018

Some drivers choose to work together and drive as a team in order to cover more ground and deliver loads faster. BigRoad easily accommodates team driving with a few easy steps. Read this blog post and watch a recording of our How Do I Team Drive With BigRoad? webinar

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What's Going on With ELD Exemptions?

February 08, 2018

The ELD mandate has been controversial since it was announced in February 2015. Drivers and fleets have actively voiced their concerns about how the mandate will affect their operations. Since the ELD mandate came into effect on December 18, 2017, several interest groups have requested exemptions, or extensions, from the FMCSA. Read on to discover who those interest groups are, why they are requesting exemptions, and where those requests stand today.

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What to Expect When Getting Inspected

February 06, 2018

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration (CVSA) recently issued an Inspection Bulletin for hand-held and electronic logging devices (ELDs). Make sure you know what your ELD needs to do and what to do if your device malfunctions. 

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The Canadian Government Proposes ELD Mandate

February 02, 2018


With the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate freshly in effect in the United States, Canada announces a proposal to implement the mandate as well. Chances are, it won’t come into full effect until 2020, but there are some important things to know in order to be prepared.

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Webinar Recap: Hours-of-Service and ELDs; What's New?

January 30, 2018

With the introduction of electronic logging devices (ELDs), the way you record and present your hours-of-service (HOS) information has changed! Watch this webinar recap to learn about these differences, as well as some proposed changes to the HOS rules and regulations that have come as a result of the ELD mandate. 

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Healthy Eating on the Road

January 25, 2018

Did you know that truck drivers are twice as likely to be obese compared to the average American? Life on the road is tough. Sitting for long hours with limited food options can make it difficult to eat healthy on the road.

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