Welcome to What’s New — a must-read summary of recent Geotab Drive and MyGeotab updates for Authorized Resellers and Geotab Users.
Resellers: Review this post for important changes affecting your customers and note any recommended actions. If you have suggestions for improvement, please leave a comment below.
Geotab Users: To verify your version: go to MyGeotab > Administration > About and check the build number, (e.g. 5.7.1901.xxx release/2019-01).
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Alaska 34–hour restart has been added to available rulesets.
Improved UI for shipment section
We have updated the Geotab Drive interface for attaching shipment
The Geotab Drive app now remembers previously entered annotations and will offer them as suggestions on future entries.
An audit log is now created when a user skips the prompts to claim unassigned logs, verify unassigned logs, or perform DVIR. These logs can be viewed in MyGeotab, in the Audit Log section, under the following types:
Four new entries have been added to the compliance print report:
Error messages during HOS log transfer are more descriptive. When possible, the full error from FMCSA will be displayed. The error messages will also identify the driver as well as any missing fields that need to be filled.
The Shipper Name and Commodity is now provided to the FMCSA in the ELD transfer if the Document Number is not provided.
There is now a pop-up when the driver tries to leave Sleeper Berth or Off-Duty status without completing the minimum break time.
A new filter has been added in the Options for the Duty Status Logs page to choose only Yard Move for unidentified drivers. These logs can also be bulk annotated. This option only appears if a driver has not yet been selected.
Users with “Feature preview” enabled under their settings will be able to use new rules under the Compliance category:
When a driver is disassociated from the current vehicle, multiple logs will be made depending on the current status:
The driver will then be switched to “no vehicle” and the following notification will appear:
Drivers now need to complete a cycle reset when trying to change from Canada 7-Day Cycle 1 ruleset to Canada 14-day Cycle 2 ruleset.
For more info on SDK updates, please visit the MyGeotab SDK What's New page.
MyGeotab users will be able to get industry insight, right alongside their other vehicle and driving data, in the upcoming Fleet Industry Trends report.
The fleet, fuel, idling and safety trends are based on aggregated data from a global network of connected vehicles. By default, the tab will be visible for all users except those with “Nothing” and “Driver App” clearances. Stay tuned for more details to come.
Example fuel consumption trend chart from the Fleet Industry Trends report in MyGeotab
The login page for MyGeotab has been updated to separate the username and password to cater for SAML users.
It is now possible to toggle automatic updating on the Messages page. This feature will be expanded to other pages in future updates.
The Search Bar in MyGeotab is now able to perform multiple searches at once. Additional search items need to be separated by a comma. Up to 400 items at a time can be searched for in this manner.
Feature preview items are now visibly identified with a flask icon (for example the filter button above).
Administrators can now set password expiry requirements in System Settings under the User Account Policy tab.
Administrators can set a user lockout policy that will lock a user out of the system for the specified period of time if they exhaust all login attempts during a set time frame. This feature prevents passwords from being repeatedly guessed and helps improve overall account security.
Vehicle Edit page to clarify that users cannot reverse the subscription to ProPlus by turning the Active Tracking setting off again.
Added new and revised diagnostic codes. See list of codes here.
Looking for a previous update? Read the 1804 Updates summary post here.
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