Continental has announced the VDO RoadLog Trade In — Trade Up Promotion, which gives a $100 rebate to existing ELD owners who make the switch to the VDO RoadLog ELD. “In spite of the fact that there are a lot of ELD options on the market, many ELD owners are dissatisfied and downright frustrated with
There are three key warning signs that fleet managers and drivers should take note of in this early stage of implementation—either to help course-correct with their existing vendors or, as a last resort, find a new vendor within the eight-day deadline the FMCSA has given businesses to replace their ELD solution if needed.
The ELD mandate and the recently enacted out-of-service enforcement can mean big headaches for fleets and drivers. Having a shored up ELD solution can help you retain drivers by giving them the confidence that the ELD system they’re provided with will stand up to a road-side inspection. “Compliance and safety and security are by far
Stoneridge Inc. has launched 24/7 technical support for the Stoneridge EZ-ELD. Through increased service hours and support staff, company product experts are readily available to support drivers and fleet managers with the installation, use and navigation of the EZ-ELD device and accompanying smartphone app, Stoneridge says, adding that the extended hours are being offered in
With the ELD implementation date behind us and enforcement just around the corner, you’ve probably seen ELDs at work in your fleet over the past several months. Now that you’re comfortable with the logging capabilities, let’s look at some other advantages. The implementation process likely highlighted that there is a lot of information available. With
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is announcing an additional 90-day temporary waiver from the federal ELD mandate for agriculture-related transportation. Additionally, during this time period, FMCSA will publish final guidance on both the agricultural 150 air-mile hours-of-service exemption and personal conveyance. FMCSA will continue its outreach to provide assistance
If you haven’t already, it’s time to start looking for an ELD solution now. Here are three things to consider when shopping around for an ELD.
According to Brian Belcher, co-founder of LoadDocs, a mobile application that integrates with most major ELDs to streamline supporting documents while achieving full compliance, the FMCSA makes it clear that supporting documents are needed to validate On-Duty Not Driving (ODND) time and broadly verify HOS compliance for audits. “The silver lining here is the mandate
The Dec. 18, 2017, effective date for the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has come and gone, but fleets are beginning to realize that it didn’t mark the end of the ELD saga—it was the beginning of a new ELD era. The next mile marker on the road toward the mandatory use deadline is April
Magellan announced it has released the iOS version of its Electronic Logging Device (ELD). The FMCSA-compliant ELD is now available in both iOS and Android versions. “Our research shows a large portion of owner-operators use iOS mobile devices,” said Mark Perini, vice president of fleet business for Magellan. “It is important to us that we
Knight-Swift Transportation has announced early compliance with the Federal Electronic Logging Device (ELD) deadline. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published the final electronic logging device rule in December 2015 requiring all CDL drivers to keep a Record of Duty Status (RODS) using an ELD to document compliance with Hours of Service (HOS) before
FleetUp, a provider of comprehensive Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) and Hours of Service (HOS) compliance solutions, announced the certification of their ELD device as part of the FourKites ELD Partner Network, an initiative to encourage business practices that facilitate supply chain data transparency. FourKites started its ELD Partner Network because it believes that certifying trusted