Gifts for the Trucker on Your List

December 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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FMCSA Publishes Final Ruling on Drug Testing Database

December 02, 2016

The final clearinghouse rule that will establish a DOT database of drivers who have failed or refused a drug test has just been published by the FMCSA in the Federal Register. The ruling goes into effect on January 4, 2017, with a compliance date of January 2020. 

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Hauling for the Holidays

November 30, 2016

Santa’s on his way! Retail companies are putting the pedal to the metal to keep pace with record-high online shopping for the holidays.

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Webinar Recap: Transitioning to ELDs

November 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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Event Recap: NASTC's 26th Annual Conference

November 22, 2016

The BigRoad team was excited to join The National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC) last week in Nashville for their 26th annual conference. Take a look at the event recap!

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#TBT: Highlights from NASTC's 2015 Annual Conference

November 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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CVSA Brake Safety Week Results

November 15, 2016

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has just released results from the annual Brake Safety Week, held in September, as part of their Operation Airbrake program.
Dedicated to improving commercial vehicle brake safety, the national blitz saw a total of 18,385 inspections conducted, and more than 5,000 trucks placed out-of-service (OOS)!

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How Much Do You Know About Hours-of service (HOS)? Webinar Recap

November 10, 2016

Hours-of-service (HOS) rules can be complicated! As new rules are constantly being added and old rules are changed, keeping up-to-date on which rules apply to you can be a full-time job! We recently hosted a webinar to help you better understand the rules and how they impact your impact the day-to-day operations.

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6 Things to Consider When Researching ELD Providers

November 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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Losing Sleep Over Sleep Apnea

November 03, 2016

 
Do you snore? Although snoring can be annoying, it’s not something that most people are concerned with. But could your snoring actually be sleep apnea? You might want to get checked because it could impact your ability to drive a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in the very near future!

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