In an article published yesterday by Overdrive, Todd Dills reported that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) would be “standing up vetting process for ELD certification” after much public scrutiny over the self-certification process. What exactly does this mean and how is it going to impact drivers and fleets?
Thu, May 12, 2016
Thu, Apr 28, 2016
The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate applies to the majority of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS). The Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) estimates the mandate will impact over 3 million trucks and 3.5 million drivers.
Tue, Dec 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.
Wed, Dec 16, 2015
Last week, we hosted a webinar about managing your fleet or yourself as a single driver using the BigRoad web app. It was the second instalment of a two-part webinar series to show users how to effectively use both the mobile and web apps. If you missed the first instalment on the mobile app, it can be viewed here on our blog.
Thu, Dec 03, 2015
The ELD mandate is ready to be published and we want to make sure you know how it is going to affect you. Check out our recording of the Top 5 Things to Know about the ELD Mandate webinar.
Tue, Nov 24, 2015
We want to make sure that our app is accessible and simple to use for everyone. For this reason, we ran the first of our two-part webinar series on BigRoad Usability.
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
Printing logs, it is the biggest concern among drivers using electronic logs. There is still a lot of confusion about when you have to print and the difference between electronic logbooks and AOBRDs, and which require you to print.
Tue, Nov 03, 2015
The best way to avoid a violation is to know exactly what the inspector is looking for. With this in mind, we asked Sergeant William Collier of the Tennessee Highway Patrol to participate in a webinar with us that addresses what compliance looks like from an inspector's perspective.
Tue, Oct 27, 2015
Waiting is the hardest part. Particularly when it comes to the FMCSA's ELD mandate. We are expecting to hear from the FMCSA about the mandate within the next couple weeks but until then everyone just has to keep waiting.
Tue, Sep 22, 2015
Things were different back in 1985: Coca-Cola released New Coke, the Live Aid concerts raised millions for famine in Africa, Route 66 was removed from the US Highway System, and seeing a female truck driver was still a rare sight. But it was in this year that Judy Chosewood first climbed behind the steering wheel and started driving a big rig. Talk about girl power!