Gorilla Safety launches program for fleets left behind by One20’s unexpected exit from the ELD business

Gorilla Safety launches program for fleets left behind by One20’s unexpected exit from the ELD business


Electronic Logging Device (ELD) providers Gorilla Safety introduced a special program targeted toward fleets left abandoned by ONE20, an ELD provider that recently announced that it would cease operations and exit the market, effective June 18, and that its devices will no longer work after that date.

Gorilla Safety is offering those who subscribed to ONE20’s F-ELD a free ELD subscription through the end of 2019, with the purchase of the ELD hardware. Former F-ELD users can provide proof of their F-ELD purchase, and Gorilla Safety’s Prime8 ELD service will be free to qualifying fleets and owner operators.

Gorilla Safety’s Prime8 ELD is a basic, full suite of services catering to independent owner-operators, which keeps fleets and drivers compliant on the road. The hardware is a plug-and-play system that takes just a few minutes to install into any truck. The app provides driver logs, user lists and details, vehicle lists, accident details and investigation, GPS tracking and daily logs, among other features.

“The ELD business has become a crowded space with many providers—not all of which are reliable and sustainable—amid the changing fleet and safety landscape, one now dictated by the FMCSA’s ELD mandate,” said Mark Walton, co-founder and chief executive officer of Gorilla Safety. “Gorilla Safety has on-boarded fleets of varying sizes and needs and offers the industry a range of special programs to keep fleets compliant. In the case of ONE20, Gorilla Safety decided to aid fleets impacted by that company’s decision to terminate support for its product through its latest free subscription offering that will take users through the end of next year. This will ensure their compliance, safety and ease of use when using our advanced tools.”

The Prime8 solution is appropriate for most fleets, but former F-ELD users also have the option to upgrade to one of Gorilla Safety’s premium packages, if they choose, for an extra fee, the company noted.

You May Also Like

Phillips introduces Rear-Vu universal backup camera for commercial trucks

Phillips says the Rear-Vu Backup Camera offers low latency, a 170-degree wide angle and over 50 feet visibility.


Phillips Industries launched its Rear-Vu Backup Camera for the commercial trucking industry. Phillips says Rear-Vu is designed to be equipped to any trailer, and features a proprietary WiFi connection that extends more than 70 ft.

Phillips tells us Rear-Vu integrates with any ELD navigation system, with automatic over-the-air firmware updates. Additionally, the company says the camera has a 170-degree wide viewing angle, more than 50 ft. of visibility behind the trailer and ultra-low latency of less than 0.25 seconds for real-time viewing. It can also be used continuously while driving, allowing drivers to monitor traffic behind them.

Hexagon Agility, Brudeli announce CNG/RNG system integration with PowerHybrid technology

The setup enables the powertrain to switch between hybrid modes, providing flexibility for fleets to operate with different energy options.

Ford to provide charging infrastructure for city of Dallas

As part of the agreement, Dallas will install Ford Pro chargers at city worksites and use Ford Pro smart charging software.

Accelera showcases new technology at ACT Expo

“We now have over 1.5 billion miles in the field on our e-mobility products,” Amy Davis, president of Accelera, said.

ACT Expo 2024 kicks off

Day one keynote speeches came from executives at Volvo, Tesla, and more.

Other Posts

Noregon TripVision now covers medium-duty vehicles

According to Noregon, the update brings TripVision’s remote diagnostics to medium-duty brands including Ford, GM, Sprinter, Isuzu and Hino.

Advanced safety technologies: A tool in driver acceptance

As ADAS technology continues to advance, driver education on vehicle safety technologies becomes ever more critical.

Stoughton, Electrans announce Auto Connect compatibility

The companies say the system can connect truck and trailer air, 7-way electrical, communication, camera and sensor lines, all in 7 seconds.

Penske’s Catalyst AI compares fleets in real time

Penske aims to improve the time consuming practice of manually planning fleet decision off of annual forecasting and benchmark reports.