Whenever there’s a new government mandate addressing a new technology, there are a lot of rumors and questions circulating that might make you wonder what is true.
Last week, we hosted a webinar about managing your fleet or yourself as a single driver using the BigRoad web app. It was the second instalment of a two-part webinar series to show users how to effectively use both the mobile and web apps. If you missed the first instalment on the mobile app, it can be viewed here on our blog.Read More »Best Practices for Fleet Management – How to Maximize BigRoad’s Web App
Things were different back in 1985: Coca-Cola released New Coke, the Live Aid concerts raised millions for famine in Africa, Route 66 was removed from the US Highway System, and seeing a female truck driver was still a rare sight. But it was in this year that Judy Chosewood first climbed behind the steering wheel and started driving a big rig. Talk about girl power!
With the ELD mandate deadline less than one year away, it’s no surprise that electronic logging devices (ELDs) are going to be the hot topic of 2017. Here’s a breakdown of the top 6 things you need to know about the mandate and how it’s going to impact your fleet.
As of Dec. 16, 2015 the ELD mandate has been published. The mandate gives an enforcement date of Dec. 18, 2015 meaning that within 2 years all commercial vehicles that do no meet an exemption will be required to use an ELD. BigRoad co-founder and CEO Terry Frey sat down to help guide trucking companies on how best to make the transition to ELDs.
Waiting is the hardest part. Particularly when it comes to the FMCSA’s ELD mandate. We are expecting to hear from the FMCSA about the mandate within the next couple weeks but until then everyone just has to keep waiting.
The best way to avoid a violation is to know exactly what the inspector is looking for. With this in mind, we asked Sergeant William Collier of the Tennessee Highway Patrol to participate in a webinar with us that addresses what compliance looks like from an inspector’s perspective.