There is a lot of ground to cover when it comes to HOS rules. Owner-Operators in particular have a lot of questions about what they need to know; What are the rules? Who do they apply to? Why were they put in place? We answered these questions, and more in this week's webinar. Watch the recording to find out what you need to know about hours-of-service rules.
Wed, Feb 08, 2017
You’ve probably been using eLogs for a while now, but with the ELD mandate deadline quickly approaching, it’s about time to make the switch to electronic logging devices. If you’re considering upgrading from eLogs to an ELD, here are 6 differences you should expect to see.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Mon, Apr 18, 2016
In December 2015 the FMCSA started the clock on a 2 year window for ELD compliance. There is still a lot of confusion and concern over what the ELD mandate is going to mean for the average carrier. To help provide a bit more information on the steps you need to take, BigRoad CEO Terry Frey delivered our ELD - The Path to Compliance webinar. Below is a recording of the webinar and the answers to the questions we had.
Tue, Apr 05, 2016
So, you've download the BigRoad Mobile App...now what? You probably want to make sure you are doing everything to keep your logs in perfect order. What steps should you take to be prepared for every day on the road? BigRoad's Debbie Fapo and Matt Tonkin walk you through setting up the BigRoad Mobile App and answer some of the most common questions about using the app.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently announced that their annual International Roadcheck program will be taking place from June 7 - 9, 2016. It is expected that over 70,000 inspections will be conducted over the 72-hour blitz period. Meaning - the odds of your truck or a truck within your fleet getting inspected are pretty high.