Are all ELDs the same?
One question we get asked is, “Is there really a difference between the ELD options?” We asked HOS-Reporter | Pro for some added information about AOBRDs and ELDs. With less than a month to the mandate deadline, what advice would you give drivers who haven’t selected an e-log provider yet? The REAL deadline is for AOBRD installations.
Industry update: ELD Extension Act, sleep apnea, and trafficking
Protect your Rep When the wheels stop turning, we all suffer. That’s why safeguarding your reputation is the key to success in the trucking industry. Treat those who move your freight (or who match you with your load) with respect. New FMCSA Head Nominated President Trump finally has a nomination for the head of the
Industry Update: Tire Inflation and Trucking Tech
For those wondering, I was out at GATS last week. Let’s get caught up on all things trucking! Did You Know? Houston, Texas, is the second largest city in the United States in terms of shipping tonnage. With its waterway port, airports, railways, and distribution centers, Houston is a major hub for all things transportation.
Industry Update: ELD Mandate Loopholes and Congressional Recess
Did you Know? The first semi-trailer was invented in 1914 by Fruehauf Trailers. Originally invented to haul boats, the trailers became immediately popular. Fruehauf Trailers are still in business today and are one of the largest trailer companies in the U.S. ELD Mandate VIN Loophole The FMCSA has done some work to close
Industry update: ELD Update, CSA Reforms, and an Upcoming Inspection Spree
Did you Know? The first “truck” was invented by Gottlieb Diamler in 1896. With a two cylinder, four horsepower motor, it was said to tow up to 3,300 pounds. Its top speed? Right around five miles per hour. ELD Mandate Update If you’re a cattle rancher, you might just receive a reprieve from the ELD
Six Months until the ELD Deadline
Dec. 18, 2017, is fast approaching. Why is that date important? That is the deadline for all to comply with the ELD mandate. While the regulations have been analyzed every which way and anytime you turn around someone else is putting together a webinar to go over it, very little has been done on how
SCOTUS Refuses to hear OOIDA Suit Against ELD Mandate
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) lawsuit against the Electronic Logging Device mandate, which goes into effect Dec. 18, came to an abrupt halt today when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case. OOIDA originally brought a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in March