Get Ready! 2017 International Roadcheck

April 19, 2017

Get Ready!

This year's International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Entering its 30th year, International Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program of commercial motor vehicles in the world! According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), there will be a special focus on cargo securement during roadside inspections. What do you need to know and how can you prepare to pass an inspection? Check out our cargo securement tips!

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A Trucker's Best Friend

April 05, 2017

When you're out on the road for long stretches of time – away from home and family – trucking can be an exhausting and lonely job. Many truckers cope by bringing a furry friend along for the ride. In fact, more than 60% of OTR drivers own pets, while 40% take their pets on runs. Truckers with pets say that they are happier, healthier and better drivers because of their companions. How could a pet benefit you?

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Driving Posture: How to Steer Clear of Injury

March 21, 2017

As any driver, especially OTR truckers, knows – how your rear end meets your seat for long periods of time can make all the difference. A good fit is a joy, a bad fit means constant pain. Proper seat positioning can save you from having back issues like sciatica, muscle degeneration, even heart disease. So what does healthy driving posture looks like?

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What's New at BigRoad HQ? iOS Release, Team Updates, and More

March 06, 2017

With the ELD mandate deadline approaching, Team BigRoad has been hard at work. We are taking care of every detail so that we can provide drivers and fleets with the best possible tools and support they need to achieve hassle-free DOT compliance.  Here are some things we’re working on.

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The Electronic Logbook that Drivers Love

February 22, 2017

Anyone can say they’re the #1 rated ELD or the industry leading eLog but if 2016 taught us anything, don’t believe everything you read! At BigRoad, we’re proud of our easy-to-use (and free!) electronic logging app that was built with drivers in mind.

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Trucker Valentine's on the Big Road

February 14, 2017

Without Valentine's Day, February would be... well, January. If your trucking career has pulled you away from your Valentine and loved ones, don’t worry! BigRoad’s got your back. We’re spreading the sweetness to keep bitterness at bay with Trucker Valentine’s!

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Meet the BigRoad Customer Success Team

January 31, 2017


With more drivers and fleets using BigRoad everyday, we’ve grown our Customer Success team to ensure every driver using our ELD mandate solution continues to get the excellent support that BigRoad is known for.

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Team Building 101: BigRoad Meets BATL Axe

January 24, 2017


Everyone at BigRoad has been working hard to prepare for when the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate takes effect. With the deadline quickly approaching, and some exciting new product updates underway, Team BigRoad has really been burnin’ that midnight oil!
  

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On The Road Again - UMA and Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show Recap

February 11, 2016

It’s been a very busy month for the BigRoad team...and we’re only two weeks in! We’ve spent the first week of February travelling - meeting with prospects, customers, and attending a number of tradeshows including UMA EXPO 2016 and the Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show. 

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ELD - The Path to Compliance Webinar

December 29, 2015

As of Dec. 16, 2015 the ELD mandate has been published. The mandate gives an enforcement date of Dec. 18, 2015 meaning that within 2 years all commercial vehicles that do no meet an exemption will be required to use an ELD. BigRoad co-founder and CEO Terry Frey sat down to help guide trucking companies on how best to make the transition to ELDs.

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