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March 13, 2018

FMCSA Issues New 90-Day ELD Waiver for Ag Haulers

The FMCSA is granting an additional 90-day temporary waiver from the electronic logging rule for “agriculture-related transportation.” During that time period, the agency says it will also publish "final guidance" on both the agricultural air-mile exemption within the hours of service rule and on the use of the personal conveyance adjustment by all motor carriers operating under the ELD rule.

January 19, 2018

FMCSA Publishes ELD Waiver for Rental Trucks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published in the Federal Register the waiver the Truck Renting and Leasing Association requested for short-term rental trucks.

December 18, 2017

ELD Mandate Finally Arrives, to Growing Pains and Praise

The electronic logging device rule kicked in on Dec. 18 and enforcement has begun across the country.

October 5, 2017

ELD Mandate: Is Your Head Still in the Sand?

If you think you have 11 weeks to implement an Electronic Logging Device system to meet the Dec. 18 compliance deadline, you really don’t — for a few reasons.

September 1, 2017

FMCSA Suspends Rules in 26 States to Help Fuel, Supplies Flow after Harvey

To aid in the effort to bring supplies and fuel to areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the State of Texas have lifted several trucking regulations to cut down on red tape and smooth the flow of goods.

August 25, 2016

Rastrac, Magellan Partner on Fleet Telematics

Austin, Texas-based telematics provider Rastrac is partnering with Magellan on a system that provides vehicle tracking and reporting, including Hours of Service (HOS) compliance through an electronic logging device (ELD), according to the company.

December 10, 2015

FMCSA Announces Electronic Logs Mandate

By early December 2017, an estimated 3 million commercial drivers will have thrown out their paper logbooks. A long-anticipated rule requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs) for truck and bus driver hours of service was announced Thursday morning.

October 8, 2014

12 Telematics Trends and Technologies

If there is one constant with telematics, it’s change. New technology emerges rapidly — and the way that technology is used evolves at the very same time. That means new trends are always on the horizon.

January 24, 2013

GPS Insight Adds HOS Logging to GPS Tracking Platform

The new Hours of Service logging tool is in addition to the GPS Insight's fleet tracking software, intended for companies that need electronic driver logs and GPS tracking combined.

May 24, 2012

Electronic Onboard Recorders: It’s Only a Question of Time

The paper-based logbook system used to track hours of service (HOS) by commercial truck fleets is prone to driver manipulation and falsification. Even the FMCSA has stated that falsification of logbooks is widespread. By all accounts, the current system of manually recorded logbooks is a joke. Yet, despite this “elephant in the room,” the federal government remains unable to mandate onboard devices to improve HOS enforcement. Why can it work in Europe, but not here?

February 27, 2012

FMCSA's New Hours-of-Service Rule Challenged

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Public Citizen, the Truck Safety Coalition and two truck drivers filed a lawsuit on Feb. 23 challenging the new FMCSA rule on hours of service for commercial drivers.

February 16, 2012

Trucking Group Asks Federal Court to Review New Hours-of-Service Rule

The American Trucking Associations has filed a petition for review of the FMCSA's new hours-of-service rule for commerical truck drivers.

December 22, 2011

FMCSA Releases Final New Hours of Service Rule

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Dec 22 announced a final rule that employs the latest research in driver fatigue to make sure truck drivers can get the rest they need to operate safely when on the road.


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