Every month we're running a poll to gain and share insight on various topics within the transportation industry. Simply share your opinion and you'll be entered into a draw to win a BigRoad On The Road Prize Pack! Poll results and winners are announced at the end of each month. Our May Poll is now posted. Submit your answers for a chance to win!
Thu, Aug 13, 2015
Phone calls are not always the most convenient way to talk when you need to communicate with more than one person. A great way around this is with Zello, an app that makes your mobile device work like a walkie-talkie.
Thu, Jun 11, 2015
One constant irritation with mobile technology is battery life. No device ever seems to have enough of it.
Nothing is worse than running out of juice when you least expect it and it’s often your own fault. Forgetting to plug a device in or misplacing the cable are the root of hair-pulling frustration.
Wed, Apr 08, 2015
Considering the many variables that affect a small fleet, it’s easy to see why it’s hard for your business to achieve a consistent profit level. Trucking is a complex beast with many areas you need to keep a handle on: customer demands, traffic, routing considerations, safety compliance, employee retention, and driver training. These and many other factors affect your bottom line and spell the difference between profit and loss.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014
The newest FMCSA guidance on electronic logbooks means new interpretations to Hours of Service regulations are running rampant at roadside inspections across the country. Don't get caught without fully compliant logs! BigRoad's Terry Frey will be hosting a live webinar from the annual CVSA Conference and Exhibition in Buffalo, New York. Terry and guest Rick Gobbell from Gobbell transportation will discuss how state enforcement is interpreting the regulations and will provide real-world insights on what's happening at roadside inspections right now. This webinar is a must for anyone who needs to know how to stay compliant and avoid the HOS confusion.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) annual conference kicks off in Buffalo this coming Sunday, running until Wednesday the 17th. The focus is on safety, with participants expected to discuss how all commercial players—from truckers to shippers and legislators—can make the road a safer place.