OOIDA study paints highly negative view of ELD impact so far; asks for Congressional hearing
on their own authority, 61% said they had purchased an ELD, and 73% under lease had done so. The low ELDs.jpg opposition to various aspects of the ELD mandate, is--not surprisingly--extremely negative toward the rule are left wondering why the federal government allowed ELDs to be self-certified by manufactuers in the OOIDA study paints highly negative view of ELD impact so far; asks for Congressional hearing described as company driver, and fleet owner. The tighter ELD rule went into effect in December, but 35 ELD enforcement acting president and CEO Todd Spencer requested an oversight hearing on the issue of ELDs. The letter
AOBRD use after April 1? FMCSA has a clarification
specialist. It was sponsored by Teletrac Navman, an ELD manufacturer. As for the AOBRD rule, in a use a new ELD-capable device that runs compliant AOBRD software after that date?" The succinct answer ELDs.jpg both ELDs and Automatic Onboard Recording Devices. The revised Q&A on the page asked whether a AOBRDs is the latest development as the trucking industry heads toward full ELD implementation on are some uncertainties with the ELD mandate as the April 1 deadline for full enforcement nears. But ELD rule
Two more ELD-related bills introduced; can Congress actually pass them?
hours of service or the ELD mandate comes up against that fact, no different than for any other ELDs.jpg The hard reality is that very little is getting passed in this Congress, and ELD-related Elds from the ELD mandate. Gianforte's bill would exempt businesses with ten or fewer trucks from the ELD mandate, which by extension include independent owner operators. The verbatim press releases from Two more ELD-related bills introduced; can Congress actually pass them?
An Angry OOIDA official expresses his frustration at the FMCSA ELD exemption denial
ELD mandate ELDs.jpg Administration denied its request for an ELD exemption came pouring out of Doug Morris Thursday an interview really want any exemption requests from the ELD mandate. They are lock, stock and barrel behind this analysis by FMCSA on the number of lives the ELD mandate will save because of presumed less fatigue Small Business Administration definition of small business be exempted from the ELD mandate. (While An OOIDA executive took to the airwaves a few days after its ELD exemption request was denied, and he had a few things to get off his chest. An Angry OOIDA official expresses his frustration at the FMCSA ELD exemption denial think the ELD mandate is the silver bullet to save 26 lives (a reference to an earlier cost-benefit
Report: early struggles with ELDs
occasions, none with more trucker-minded vehemence than here. Naturally, the FMCSA argues that the ELD ELD mandate safety has improved under ELDs, but the ones who feel roads are less safe were more vocal. It’s a heated ELDs Report: early struggles with ELDs transportation, recently conducted the first of several surveys to come on the ELD Mandate. The load or we pull out of the shipper.” Another wrote, “The ELD mandate just makes it harder to hit ELD deliveries, especially ones that only recently installed ELDs. One main reason for the struggle is too
Konexial is all about driver connection
ELDMarketplace app works for iOS and Android platforms. My20 includes ELD, map integration, a fuel tool with ELD mandate ELD industry by providing compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA . Compliance with the ELD mandate is common knowledge in the trucking industry, but the potential need to adopt a quality ELD. Technology has the power to connect drivers with real time information to ELDs, which would soon be on smartphones, and Konexial could work in direct coordination with a ELD
The makers of ELDs want their devices to do a lot more than just record hours of service
: The Truth Behind the Impact of ELDs, Rates, Regulations and Technology. Brian Reed, FreightWaves Three executives with ELD manufacturers see a lot more opportunity in their products than just as restricting their movements. The three ELD executives were on a panel entitled Data Don't Care enhanced by the fact that their ELDs are throwing off information, "that can help us drive efficiencies The makers of ELDs want their devices to do a lot more than just record hours of service ELDs & Analytics--spelled out a variety of ways in which the data gathered by ELDs can be the basis for an
Getting ready for ELD-related roadside checks: join us for a Spireon/FreightWaves webinar
Getting ready for ELD-related roadside checks: join us for a Spireon/FreightWaves webinar by the April 1 start of hard ELD enforcement; what should go into a "driver letter"; and getting off The free webinar will focus on how a driver and a fleet can prepare themselves for roadside inspections in a world governed by the ELD mandate. ELDs
ELDs add $12 billion to truckers' pockets
ELDs add $12 billion to truckers' pockets brokers felt as if ELDs were government encroachment into their lives. The fear of big-brother ELD device from BigRoad, a leading provider of ELD devices ELDs have been the most polarizing ELD devices bigroad eld.png Utilization Index” or HOS11, we look at ELD data and determine how much of driver’s 11 hours are dedicated to couple hundred thousand ELD devices, anonymize them, and publish them on our SONAR dashboard. Daily things that we have been watching intently is whether or not ELDs impact behavior. First with the
ELD mandate threatens to shut down Santa
depart for the next house. Urbanization has helped, but with strictly enforced ELDs, Santa needs to compliance with Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), but Santa has outmaneuvered him again and converted to a ELD mandate elds ." Approximately 2.5 billion kids worldwide were at risk of untimely delivery due to the ELD mandate measures." Like many carriers, Santa has been stressed about the ELD mandate, knowing that compliance Like many carriers, Santa has been stressed about the ELD mandate, knowing that compliance is ELD ELD mandate threatens to shut down Santa
With little chance of complete ELD compliance by April, what does the future hold?
Though the ELD mandate has been in effect since December 2017, the compliance rates for fleets with ELD mandate half of the carriers who have say, 20 trucks and below, have implemented ELDs.” With regard to With little chance of complete ELD compliance by April, what does the future hold? ELDs (Photo: Pexels) It has been about two months since the ELD mandate, and there has been a flurry of to implement ELD. “So, the kind of thought process that the mandate is already in effect and thus utility of the technology itself. Recently, we covered how ELD compliance is positively nudging towards , a company that provides ELD solutions. “On the side of the smaller fleets, I think a lot of them
New round of funding to drive new solutions for KeepTruckin
logging device (ELD) success and turn the data it is collecting into actionable information for . But its core product to date is its ELD device, which is now installed in some 200,000 trucks The KeepTruckin ELD is providing useful data that the company is turning into actionable The KeepTruckin ELD is providing useful data that the company is turning into actionable information for customers. keeptruckin eld.jpg ELD recorded hours but is not ELD compliant. “Our user base for that is significantly bigger, but increasingly, people are switching to the ELDs,” he said. As the April 1 hard deadline fast approaches
Freight matching Cargo Chief announces new data partnership
“I am unaware of anyone using ELD to make these smart matches. We are excited about pioneering this ELDMarketplace ELD information and proactively using it in positive ways. As Jones says, “The key is that GateHouse and Cargo Chief are taking the forced ELD mandate and making this a positive for carriers as now number of empty runs on North American highways. “I am unaware of anyone using ELD to make these ELD
The "driver shortage" is best thing to happen to truckers. Stop whining about it.
“kindergarten-playground-esque", but still a favorite among the most successful truckers. The ELD mandate . Drivers that operate with ELDs and compliant, shouldn't complain. they will become enormous victors in eld elds
Coretex releases post-mandate ELD satisfaction survey results
Coretex releases post-mandate ELD satisfaction survey results Most carriers are satisfied with their ELD providers, but they haven’t yet figured out how to turn ELD mandate freight markets than the earlier December ‘soft enforcement’ deadline. The ELD and telematics industries ELDs industry due to the ELD mandate, and, if anything, carriers have started to learn how to manage their to ELDs: 47% of respondents answered ‘yes’ to the question “Is the ELD mandate good for the (Photo: Truckstockimages.com) The ELD mandate has had manifold effects on freight markets in the fleets in the ELD landscape—the April 1 ‘hard enforcement’ produced much less of a disruption in
How to use ELD's new data points to your advantage
How to use ELD's new data points to your advantage ELD mandate -- even while technically falling within the scope of ELD compliance. How can you use your ELD and GPS drilled down and refined in order to be used for the value it holds. ELD data is becoming a . But how do you use it? Dean Croke, Chief Analytics Officer of FreightWaves, discussed ELDs in As FreightWaves recently reported, one of the most overlooked aspects of the ELD mandate is less ELDs ELD to your advantage. Now that you have ELD, you have a lot of useful information at your fingertips company’s operational safety parameters. How can you use your ELD and GPS data to improve driver
ELDs forcing greater efficiencies for Taylor Farms and other suppliers
ELD mandate ELDs forcing greater efficiencies for Taylor Farms and other suppliers impacts of the newly implemented ELD law that will be 100 percent enforced on April 1, 2018. wait times. So are ELDs actually helping with the process? “The one positive spin, and this may be a ELDs impacts of the newly implemented ELD law that will be 100 percent enforced on April 1, 2018. “The ELD perishable so how can we get full truckloads); and a unique opportunity with the ELD mandate.” Given the ELD enforcement
ELDs will drive up rates, increase shortage of drivers
therefore ELDs may slow them down a little bit. Our best guess is that about half of the trucks will be ELD Kenworth.jpg The truck productivity hit that many have feared from electronic logging devices (ELD) may not be ELDs will drive up rates, increase shortage of drivers made his remarks during FTR’s “State of Freight: Preparing for the ELD Future” webinar. “What we know The truck productivity hit that many have feared from electronic logging devices (ELD) may not be is if they take an over-the-road truck that drives a lot of hours and add ELDs and see what the ELD install an ELD. Fleets using AOBRD devices must be using certified, registered ELDs by December
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ELD compliance still a problem as April 1 approaches
,” he said. The late adoption of ELDs is also a cause for concern. ELD is an electronic equipment and The April 1 deadline is a few days away and the ELD compliance rate does not look as good as the surveys make it out to be. ELD mandate with their ELD initiation. Fleets that run without ELDs would be issued 10 hours out of service ELD compliance still a problem as April 1 approaches (Source: Shutterstock) The hard deadline of the ELD mandate is finally here, as the market sees a ELD rule rush in fleets trying to buy and fit ELDs on their trucks to steer clear of penalties or hits to ELD+image.png press which claim more than a 90 percent compliance rate for ELD. I do not believe that their data is
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