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FMSCA to Exempt Short-Term Truck Rentals from ELD Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected to announce on Oct. 11 that it will grant an exemption from being required to use an electronic logging device to “all drivers of property-carrying commercial motor vehicles rented for eight days or less, regardless of reason.”

Precision's F-150 fleet trucks are upfitted with boxes and racks. Photo courtesy of Foris Solutions.

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6 Markets, 4 States, 54 Vehicles: How to Manage a Dispersed Fleet

Though this service company’s fleet is spread across six locations nationwide, it was still able to cut idle time by up to 200 hours a month.

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MetTel Offers Connected Workforce Management Product

New York City-based MetTel will offer a mobile workforce solution called Fleet Management Solutions to help companies and municipal governments connect their workforce and vehicle fleet assets to the internet.

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What’s Your Future Fleet Strategy?

While large scale deployment of autonomous vehicles won’t happen anytime soon, it’s important for fleets to formulate their game plans now.

Kromtech Security Center also discovered 339 log files containing maintenance records, pictures, and more through improperly configured Amazon S3 cloud storage. Photo: Pixabay

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Data From Vehicle Tracking Devices Leaked

Kromtech Security Center discovered a cache of about 540,000 exposed records from vehicle tracking devices. The discovered records contained user information such as email addresses, passwords, license plate numbers, and VINs.

ELD compliance solutions require an in-cab device that interacts with the driver. The device could be a propretary display or tablet preloaded with supplier's software, an off-the-shelf tablet with software downloaded from the cloud, or an app on a smartphone. Photo courtesy of JJ Keller.

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ELD Compliance for Small Fleets

With the rule requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs) coming Dec. 18, small fleets have many paths to compliance — but they need to act now.

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T-Mobile to Offer Geotab-Sourced Telematics Product

T-Mobile will offer a cloud-based fleet management telematics system called SyncUP FLEET this fall under a partnership with Geotab, the wireless provider announced.

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House Rejects One of Two Anti-ELD Measures

Late in the evening of Sept. 6, the amendment sponsored by Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX)-- which sought to prevent funding of the electronic logging device rule for almost one year-- was voted down on the House floor, 246-173.

Photo of a flooded Houston on Aug. 27 Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard.

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Harvey Nearly Halts Commercial Fleet Activity in Houston

Heavy flooding from what is now Tropical Storm Harvey has disrupted commercial fleets in the Houston area, as corporations and fleet management companies have begun reaching out to their employees and fleet drivers to ensure their safety and assess damage to fleet vehicles.

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Toyota Invests in Distracted Driving Tech for Fleets

Toyota has invested in Nauto, a Palo Alto-based company that has developed a distracted driving system for commercial fleets that monitors drivers and the road environment to increase safe driving.

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