The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request to have their case against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has been denied.
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!
Thu, Nov 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.
Wed, Nov 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)!
Fri, Aug 12, 2016
When you think about racing, what comes to mind? You're probably picturing a NASCAR driving around an asphalt oval track. Did you stop to think about how the car got to the track? I never really did - until I drove from Ontario to Rossburg, Ohio for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Kings Royal. There are a lot of truckers behind making racing events like this possible!
Tue, Aug 09, 2016
Transport Canada made a major announcement about mandating electronic logging devices (ELDs) in Canada last week - did you miss it?
Fri, Aug 05, 2016
Why aren’t more electronic logging device (ELD) providers on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Registered ELD list? We're getting asked this question on a daily basis at BigRoad. This is often followed by, why isn’t BigRoad on the list yet? The truth is - no one should really be on it...yet!
Tue, Aug 02, 2016
With new rules constantly being added and old rules changing, hours of service (HOS) compliance can get pretty complicated! Am I right? It's hard to know what applies to you and your fleet - which could put you at risk of getting some pretty serious violations.
Tue, Jul 19, 2016
Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are changing the way that the trucking industry operates - impacting everyone from drivers to fleet owners and shippers. As with any change, people are hesitant and reluctant at first (which we've seen with ELDs). But, did you know about all of the benefits ELDs have to offer you? Making the switch early, could save you a lot of time, money, and hassle in the long run!
Tue, Jul 05, 2016
The only effective way to stay ahead of the DOT is to make sure you have the confidence to pass roadside inspections. There are no shortcuts in safety and compliance - but there are things you can do to make running a compliant operation easier for you and your fleet!