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Your Guide to Hours of Service Requirements for Commercial Vehicle Drivers (U.S.)

In this guide to Hours of Service (HOS) for trucking, you will find a basic introduction to Hours of Service rules in the United States, an overview of HOS rulesets and driving limits, and a glossary of important terms. Hours of Service Overview What Is Hours of Service (HOS)? Hours of Service (HOS) regulations help

Smartphone ELDs are the Future of Trucking but Beware of the Limitations

Smartphones have taken the world by storm. It’s funny to look back now on the 2007 exchange between then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and David Lieberman of USA Today, where Ballmer infamously stated: “There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance. It’s a $500 subsidized item.” Fast-forward

How Geotab Cloud ELD Works

Geotab Cloud ELD is a reliable and user-friendly fleet platform for tracking, managing, and sharing records of duty status (RODS). The solution harnesses Geotab’s expertise in technology and innovation to simplify and streamline electronic logging for carriers and truck drivers. Cloud ELD works by interconnecting the Geotab GO telematics device and the MyGeotab fleet management

Webinar: Tips on Buying ELDs — Now Available Online

ELDs — Are you ready? The first implementation deadline for truckers is December 18, 2017. By that date, carriers already using automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs) must be using electronic logging devices (ELDs). Read this post to get important tips on buying ELDs. But with so many compliance options out there, how do you know

How to Get More From Your Electronic Logs

If you ask carriers about electronic logging devices (ELDs), the reaction is mixed. Many companies are excited about ELDs and others are dragging their feet, dreading the day they absolutely have to install an ELD solution. Whether you are happy or sad, the compliance deadline is rapidly approaching. In this article, we’ll help you get

What Is an ELD?

An ELECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICE (ELD) is technology used by drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) to automatically record driving time and Hours of service (HOS) records, plus capture data on the vehicle’s engine, movement, and miles driven device. In this article, we explain “What is an ELD?” and describe the key features and benefits of

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