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All I Want for Christmas is an ELD

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    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!

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ELD Mandate Upheld

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    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.

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ELD Mandate Update

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    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.

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Don't Believe Everything You Hear

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    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!

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Coercion, Harassment, and ELDs

Posted by Matt Tonkin

    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! 

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Webinar Recap: The Top ELD Myths Uncovered

Posted by Matt Tonkin

    Mon, Aug 15, 2016

We're less than 18 months away from the effective date of the ELD mandate. Commercial drivers in the United States will soon be required to use an electronic logging device (ELD) to create their driver logs. 

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Oh Canada, What's Happening with ELDs?

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Mon, Jun 20, 2016

As drivers and fleets in the United States are busy making plans to transition to electronic logging devices (ELDs), Canadians have been left in the dark. No one has heard anything about the proposed ‘Canadian ELD mandate’ since the initial comments were made by the federal government back in February 2016. Finally - we’ve got some news to share with you!

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Webinar: Transitioning to ELDs

Posted by Matt Tonkin

    Tue, Jun 07, 2016

We are 18 months out from the effective date of the ELD mandate when most commercial drivers in the United States are going to be require to use an electronic logging device to create their driver logs. While this may sound like a lot of time it is becoming more and more important that fleets start to earnestly plan what their transition plan will be.

With this in mind BigRoad recently ran Transitioning to ELD | What Are Your Next Steps? a webinar designed to help fleet operators and drivers alike plan for the future. We have found in many of our conversations about ELDs that there is a lot of misinformation still being passed around. From who qualifies to be exempt to what the specifications for an ELD are, we answer some of the most common questions and concerns about the mandate. You can watch a recording of the webinar below.

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Changes to FMCSA ELD Manufacturer Self-Certification Process

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, May 12, 2016

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?

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