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.
Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Getting audited isn’t something that most fleets look forward to - it can mean a lot of running around, headaches, and time away from driving. However, that wasn’t the case for WAT Supplies. After using the BigRoad Mobile App and the BigRoad Web App to improve their operations, WAT Supplies actually volunteered to be audited by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO)!
Tue, Mar 22, 2016
Over the last few months BigRoad has held a number of webinars devoted to covering everything hours of service (HOS). With our latest webinar, we tried to provide a summary of all the questions that we found popping up throughout this webinar series. A recording can be found below.
If you haven't done so already, start a free trial of BigRoad and get on the path to ELD compliance today!
Tue, Mar 15, 2016
Last week, BigRoad was joined by Sergeant William Collier of the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Sergeant Collier conducted a webinar on how commercial carriers can avoid an investigation and the importance of safe CMV operations. A recording of the webinar can be found below. During the webinar Sergeant Collier spoke about the importance of technology in compliant operations. If you haven't done so already, start a free trial of BigRoad and get on the path to compliance today!
Thu, Mar 03, 2016
We’ve launched a new monthly poll contest where we’re encouraging our contacts to share opinions on hot topics within the industry for a chance to win some awesome prizes! Our March Poll is now posted - submit your answers today for a chance to win!
Tue, Mar 01, 2016
Last week, BigRoad hosted a webinar on how to keep perfect logs and ensure they’re inspection-ready. Joining the webinar was Debbie Fapo, a member of the BigRoad Support Team. Debbie demonstrated how to best utilize the features of the BigRoad Mobile App in order to produce clean logs. If you missed the webinar, check out the recording.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016
Transport Canada announced yesterday that Canada will follow the US mandate and require the use of ELDs for tracking driver hours. This decision was made after years of review and found that it will improve safety, eliminate fraud, and significantly reduce paperwork.
Although minimal details have been released, Transport Canada stated they will align with the FMCSA’s December 2017 timeline. It is unknown if the same criteria will be used for what is considered an ELD or if there will similar exemptions, or any at all.
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Jack Darden has been driving for years. Based in Richmond, Virginia, he was sick of paper logs and wanted to find a better electronic solution. What he didn’t realize initially, was that not only would he be changing how he logged for himself, but helping out his fellow drivers and improving the fleet management for his supervisor and the company.
Fri, Jan 08, 2016
At the start of every year, people make New Year’s resolutions to improve themselves or their lives. Usually they don’t really pan out for the whole year - just look at the drop off of people going to the gym after February. But I say stick to it! If you do it long enough, it will be routine and you’ll be happier in the long run.
Here are BigRoad’s Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Drivers in 2016.