Truck News


  • 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.

  • Velociti looks to uncomplicate ‘tsunami’ of on-board technology in trucking industry

    October 2, 2016 12:19PM by Truck West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Velociti Inc. announced what it said is the trucking industry’s first technology maintenance program to include proactive system health monitoring, VelociCare. Company president Deryk Powell unveiled the new program during the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference

  • Next generation fleet management device unveiled by Rand McNally

    October 2, 2016 11:23AM by Truck West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Map, navigation and travel content producer Rand McNally announced its new electronic logging device (ELD) and fleet management device DC 200. Unveiling the product during the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas,

  • ATA says ELD mandate a positive step toward improved safety

    December 10, 2015 12:29PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Association (ATA) lauded the release of a rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices (ELD) Dec. 10, calling it a step forward for the industry. “Today is truly a historic day for trucking,”