2016 is a wrap! It was a challenging yet newsworthy year that, for many, won't be remembered fondly. In what’s sure to be another winding road ahead for the trucking industry, what will 2017 bring? Set some resolutions to put yourself in the driver’s seat and rock your year!
Thu, Dec 29, 2016
The trucking industry saw a huge year in 2016! Headlines were made as autonomous trucks inched toward reality (while delivering beer no less). The electronic logging device (ELD mandate) and its aftermath saw court challenges and confusion as we head into 2017.
Below, as determined by our BigRoad Blog readers, here are the top 10 most-read stories of 2016:
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!
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!
Mon, Oct 31, 2016
The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has been upheld in court - this means that the December 18, 2017 compliance deadline date remains in effect for the majority of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers in the U.S.
Tue, Sep 20, 2016
The industry has been buzzing with conversation in support of and against the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate since it was announced over 9 months ago. This included a lawsuit launched by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) a day after the ELD mandate final rule was published.
Thu, Sep 01, 2016
The BigRoad team hit the road bright and early to make the LONG drive down to Dallas, Texas for The Great American Trucking Show (GATS). As always this show was a great opportunity for us to catch-up with our customers and teach the industry about how BigRoad helps drivers and fleets be safer, more efficient, and save money.
Tue, Aug 23, 2016
You can’t believe everything you hear...especially when it comes to electronic logging devices (ELDs). Here are the most common ELD myths we’ve heard...and whether they’re fact or fiction!
Thu, Aug 18, 2016
Driver coercion and harassment are still very common across the transportation industry. It's so much of an issue that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released the Prohibiting Coercion of Commercial Vehicle Drivers (Coercion Rule) in January 2016. Additionally, the ELD Final Rule includes anti-harassment measures to help protect drivers. Here's a breakdown of what coercion and harassment is and how technology can help you prevent it!