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How to Choose the Right ELD for Your Fleet

March 4, 2024 Published by
How to Choose the Right ELD for Your Fleet

In today’s fast-paced world, technology plays a crucial role in optimizing fleet operations, ensuring compliance, and enhancing overall efficiency. Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) have become a necessity for fleet managers, helping them track and monitor vehicle activity while remaining compliant with government regulations. However, with numerous options available on the market, selecting the right ELD for your fleet can be a daunting task. This blog will provide a comprehensive guide to choosing the right ELD for your fleet, ensuring you make an informed decision. Understanding ELDs Defining ELDs – Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) are hardware devices that connect to a... View Article

How ELDs Help Improve Safety On The Roads

April 26, 2023 Published by
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The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) has required most trucking companies to maintain ELDs (electronic logging devices) since 2017. This technology was touted as a way to make trucking safer—but the FMCSA rules have had some unintended consequences. If you have trucks, chances are that you are required to have ELDs. Mandatory electronic logging devices aren’t going away. They can actually keep your drivers and your trucks safer on the road if you augment ELDs with GPS. In this article, we will tell you how. What Went Wrong With ELDs Before 2017, truckers keep track of their time with... View Article

What Is the New ELD Mandate?

October 11, 2022 Published by
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Trucking is the most common job in the United States. Some long-haul carriers are being automated, but trucking is something that will never be outsourced to another country. But two changes to the way trucks are regulated are now here. The first major change in the federal regulation of trucking is the ELD (electronic logging device) mandate. The law requiring commercial vehicles to have ELDs was passed in 2012 and went into effect in 2019. There were exemptions for carriers of food and fuel, livestock feed, and COVID relief supplies, but those expired at the end of May 2022. As... View Article

Is Fleet Management Smarter with GPS Tracking

November 25, 2020 Published by

Successful Types of Fleet Management Systems All fleet management systems need to have a certain set of characteristics and functions to work. The standards for fleet management systems have changed over the years since technology itself has changed. However, some aspects of fleet management have been consistent over the course of the past century. Professionals must make sure that the vehicles within the fleet are getting maintained regularly. All vehicles will experience problems eventually, and vehicle repairs must be prioritized just as much as maintenance. Managers need to make sure that the repairs are not conducted at an overly slow... View Article

Six Tips to Avoid Common 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

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