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Is It Okay to Use GPS Monitoring Service to Track Your Employees?

January 12, 2018 Published by

With the use of GPS technology so prevalent in many different forms of business, many employers may be wondering just what this technology can do for their company, and if it is okay to use these services to monitor their employees. With sound and legitimate business justifications, these GPS monitoring services can be both reliable and lawful, but employers have to make sure they are used correctly. Knowing when to monitor As a general rule, it is a good idea to restrict GPS monitoring to work hours or when employees are carrying out work-related tasks. Monitoring an employee’s locations and... View Article

Puerto Rico Experiences Significant Truck Driver Shortage

November 10, 2017 Published by

The territory of Puerto Rico is in dire need of shipments of important supplies, such as food, water and other essentials that could provide some much-needed relief. However, while a lot of these supplies have arrived in the main port city of San Juan, a massive shortage of truckers combined with the completely devastated infrastructure on the island have made it next to impossible to get this assistance to the people who need it. As of late September, there were still more than 10,000 containers of important supplies that were left sitting at the San Juan ports, with no one... View Article

California Wildfires Could Affect Hour of Service Logs

October 27, 2017 Published by

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has a variety of very strict rules and regulations regarding how truck drivers and shipping services log their hours of service. However, when states issue emergency declarations or when other exceptional circumstances arise, the FMCSA may choose to suspend some of these regulations so affected regions can get necessary supplies and relief. For example, after Hurricane Harvey, the FMCSA suspended hours of service rules to ensure drivers in Louisiana and Texas could provide direct assistance to the affected areas as quickly as possible. With the wildfires currently raging throughout California, the FMCSA could... View Article

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