OOIDA files ELD enforcement petition with FMCSA

he Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association(OOIDA) filed a petition Aug. 29 with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) alleging that 26 states have not yet incorporated an [...]

ELD advice from a former roadside inspector

Samuel Mayfield expects the mandate to benefit the trucking industry Samuel Mayfield, a retired officer with the Arizona Department of Public Safety who spent more than a decade in commercial [...]

People make technology succeed or fail

by Paul Menig CEO, Tech-I-M LLC I’m known as a technologist. Indeed, I do love technology and all it can do to improve business and the lives of people. But, I also know how hard change can be. [...]

Groups partner to host ELD education series

The Dart Network, ATBS and Drivers Legal Plan announced the launch of an education initiative and a website dedicated to preparing over-the-road professional drivers for the upcoming transition [...]

Bill to delay ELD mandate fails

Late night vote in House of Representatives scuttles effort to put off ELD implementation for two more years. A bill introduced in July by U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) to prohibit [...]

Element launches integrated maintenance scheduling app

Element Fleet Management announced it has released maintenance scheduling through Element’s Xcelerate for Drivers website and mobile app with Firestone Complete Auto Care (FCAC), Tires [...]

CVSA commits to phased-in ELD enforcement process

Inspectors will start placing trucks out of service for lack of ELD compliance starting April 1 next year. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) said it will start “phasing-in” [...]

Magellan says ELD solution now FMCSA certified

Magellan announced that its commercial-grade truck navigation and electronic logging device (ELD)-compliant Hours of Service (HOS) tracking solution is now Federal Motor Carrier Safety [...]