Freight News Friday: Truck driver safety, ELD updates for some, fuel price surge, and more trucking news
Industry news from Truckstop.com. Visit us for weekly updates covering trucking insights, legislative changes, and freight topics.
Spot Market Update – One Quarter into the ELD Era by Noël Perry
Noël Perry, Chief Economist for Truckstop.com, breaks down the spot market updates and changes since the ELD mandate has taken effect.
Friday Five: CSA scores and ELDs, new technology in trucking, and more
Industry updates from Truckstop.com
ELD Enforcement: What Can the Freight Community Expect?
Instead of our typical Friday Five Post, we wanted to give you a look at what the freight community can expect now that ELD enforcement is live.
Industry update: 28% of truckers still need an ELD
We’re just over one month into the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate era, and one thing has become clear: the industry’s transition to ELDs is far from over. What can you do to get prepared and transition?
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 a loophole
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