The major benefit of Geotab Drive for Volvo Trucks, according to the OEM, is the ability to deliver accurate logs in compliance with the ELD mandate. This integrated solution offers a way to monitor and record hours-of-service (HOS) compliance information, including records of duty status (RODS) and driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIR).
Coupling Volvo’s factory-fit telematics device with Geotab’s ELD application, Geotab Drive for Volvo Trucks utilizes a unique cloud-based system for more reliable data capture and delivery, compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations and full compatibility with Android and iOS platforms.
“Geotab Drive for Volvo Trucks consolidates all of the requirements for compliance into one integrated, cloud-based system that enables customers to easily record HOS status and complete vehicle inspections from their tablet or smartphone,” said Ashraf Makki, product marketing manager, Volvo Trucks North America
Accessing ELD data through the MyGeotab portal enables fleet managers to keep track of fleet compliance with real-time data insights through a user-friendly interface where they can view detailed reports on driver logs, violation alerts and running reports on the status of the fleet, among other things, Volvo Trucks North America reported.
Volvo Trucks began partnering with Geotab in 2016 in an effort to improve telematics capabilities in its trucks. The OEM’s onboard telematics hardware ties in with Geotab’s world-class ELD platform for the most seamless and efficient solution possible.
Geotab Drive for Volvo Trucks operates using a cloud-based system that provides customers with more reliable ELD data-capture capabilities, the OEM stated.