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How to Avoid ELD Mistakes

August 8, 2019 Published by
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As a fleet manager, owner-operator, or small trucking company, you have a lot on your plate. You know you’re required to track vehicles using electronic logging devices (ELD) due to rules surrounding Hours of Service Logs (HOS) issues. However, there’s still confusion on how to comply with the federal mandate, and many errors can take place. What is an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) The ELD Mandate also referred to as the ELD Final Rule, is a United States Federal Regulation that has specific compliance requirements. An ELD also referred to as an e-log, is a recording device placed in commercial... View Article

How Useful Are GPS Devices for Fleet Management?

July 25, 2019 Published by
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As a small business trucking owner, you have most likely asked yourself, “It’s 3 pm. I wonder where my trucks are right now?” With GPS tracking, you no longer need wonder, and you can worry a whole lot less about the location or condition of your trucks and their routes. Businesses are continually exploring better avenues to streamline operations and promote efficiency. Today, companies that use GPS devices and technology for fleet management enjoy numerous benefits. The technology has proven to be of great value both for commercial and everyday use. Here is what you need to know if you... View Article

Why Do Small Trucking Companies Fail? (How GPS Tracking Helps)

July 8, 2019 Published by
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Whether you’re an owner-operator or you own a small freight company, it can seem tough to compete with the gigantic fleets on the road. So should you give up and drive for one of the larger companies, or stand your ground and get proactive? It turns out there are things you can do to keep your small trucking company from going under. Why Small Trucking Companies Fail There are several reasons that small trucking companies fail, and they are avoidable! 1. Failure to plan. Plan ahead; plan to succeed. Know what market you will serve and focus on a specific... View Article

6 Steps to Improve Your Teen’s Driving Safety

June 27, 2019 Published by
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Parent-child relationships reach a major milestone when it’s time for teens to learn how to drive. Many parents dread this inevitable step towards maturity and independence, knowing that driving at any age is a life and death situation.  Although you are right to go into this new stage of growth with concern, caution, and focus, there is no reason to panic. Here are 6 reliable strategies you can employ to improve the driving safety of your teenager. 1. Remember, as a parent, you set the ground rules for driving Although, when teens reach legal driving age, they typically question authority,... View Article

What Are the Best Hidden GPS Tracking Devices For Cars

June 13, 2019 Published by
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As an employer or fleet manager, you know that using GPS to track your vehicles is essential, and in the case of freight – mandated by federal regulations. In those cases, your employees all know they’re being monitored. However, what if you need to track an employee company vehicle or a delivery because you suspect theft or other wrongdoing? What are the best covert GPS trackers for cars and other vehicles? Let’s examine two of the most common types you can find on the market. Types of Hidden Battery Powered GPS Trackers When selecting a hidden GPS tracker, there are... View Article