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  • Alliance calls for ELD education period

    May 2, 2018 11:57AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is proposing a timeline of “graduated education” to help carriers and drivers prepare for mandated electronic logging devices (ELDs). While the timeline for a mandate has yet been set, since federal rules

  • Drivers without ELD face out of service violations

    April 2, 2018 10:09AM by Truck News

    GREENBELT, Md. – Those driving trucks in the U.S. without electronic logging devices (ELDs) or grandfathered automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) will now risk 10 hours out of service. Soft enforcement of a related mandate, which began on Dec. 18,

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    Geotab, Garmin offer ELD bundle

    March 28, 2018 10:00AM by Truck News

    Geotab and Garmin have joined together to offer the Geotab Garmin ELD Bundle to track, manage, and share Records of Duty Status. Building on Geotab’s Cloud ELD offering, the bundle includes a Garmin Fleet 790 Android tablet with wi-fi, an

  • U.S. extends agricultural ELD waiver

    March 13, 2018 4:31PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Agricultural haulers south of the border have been given another 90-day waiver from requirements for electronic logging devices (ELDs), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced. During the waiver period, the administration

  • Campaign launched to expedite ELDs

    March 13, 2018 12:21PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Canadian Trucking Alliance has launched a letter-writing campaign to call on all provinces to mandate electronic logging devices (ELDs) by the end of 2019. The link to the e-letter campaign, reaching out to Canada’s transport ministers,

  • Teamsters, truck groups want ELDs by December 2019

    March 9, 2018 9:29AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Teamsters Canada, the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), and Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) have joined together in a call for a quick mandate of electronic logging devices (ELDs). In a rare show of unity, the

  • Alliance wants ELDs in ’95 and later trucks

    February 20, 2018 11:04AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on Transport Canada to expedite a mandate for electronic logging devices (ELDs), and even include the devices in trucks back to 1995 model years. The recommendations are among 10 points

  • Impact of ELD mandate yet to be determined: FTR

    February 8, 2018 1:06PM by James Menzies

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The full effect of the U.S. electronic logging device (ELD) mandate on trucking capacity remains to be felt, according to an analysis by industry forecaster FTR. Enforcement across the country is not yet in full effect, and

  • How will the ELD mandate impact pricing?

    August 15, 2017 11:46AM by James Menzies

    Spot market prices could surge 20% as ELD rule takes full effect: FTR

  • OOIDA not giving up on e-log challenge

    April 17, 2017 6:50AM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is taking its challenge against the US electronic logging device (ELD) mandate to the Supreme Court. The organization, which represents small business truckers, appealed a court ruling handed down by

  • Product Equipment

    TomTom Bridge adds ELD capability

    March 27, 2017 7:42AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – TomTom says its Bridge ELD (electronic logging device) kit will provide truckers with the tools they need for electronic logging. The company partnered with M2M DataSmart, a wireless data service provider, to provide ELD capabilities to drivers.

  • News Equipment

    Rand McNally introduces TND 740 truck GPS

    March 23, 2017 11:17AM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand McNally has announced the launch of a new TND 740 truck-specific GPS, which it says is faster and more powerful than the unit it replaces. The system was designed to save drivers time. It attaches to

  • Omnitracs provides several regulatory updates during its Outlook 2017 conference

    February 27, 2017 3:30PM by Derek Clouthier

    PHOENIX, Az. – Tom Cuthbertson, vice-president of regulatory compliance for Omnitracs, said a Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate was soon coming down the pike, and it was a positive that thus far 80% of the bill was shaping up

  • EROAD says its electronic logging device is ready

    February 27, 2017 12:39PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – EROAD announced at the Technology & Maintenance Council spring meetings it will be the first tethered in-cab electronic logging device (ELD) supplier to appear on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) registry of compliant devices. EROAD

  • Buyer beware

    February 24, 2017 7:42AM by James Menzies

    The clock is ticking for Canadian carriers operating in the US to install electronic logging devices. The system you choose may be the most important decision you make this year.