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  • Hours of Service violations down since ELD rollout: FMCSA

    June 22, 2018 5:02PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hours of Service (HoS) violations are down in the United States since the introduction of electronic logging devices (ELDs) says the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). FMCSA numbers show a marked decrease in violations on inspected

  • OOIDA lauds bill aiming to exempt small fleets from ELDs

    May 25, 2018 1:33PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, MO – Another bill calling for exemptions to the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate in the United States has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is lauding the two congressman

  • ELD company One20 suddenly closes its doors

    May 25, 2018 10:33AM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Electronic logging device (ELD) supplier One20 has announced it is going out of business. With no prior warning, the Minnesota-based supplier of three apps and the devices to support them – One20 Maps, One20, and MyOne20 –

  • Leveling the playing field for the trucking industry

    April 21, 2018 1:11AM by Truck West

    BANFF, Alta. – In business, it’s important to have a level playing field. The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has made achieving this its top priority, and the effort will address five key issues to reach its goal. CTA president Stephen

  • Canadian ELD mandate to harmonize with U.S.

    February 27, 2018 12:59PM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Like the recent mandate in the U.S., Canada is working on its own ELD rule, and for the most part is looking to mirror the legislation of their southern neighbors. Geoffrey Wood, senior vice-president of policy for

  • ATRI lists Top 10 issues facing trucking

    February 27, 2018 6:30AM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Everyone has issues they have to deal with, and the trucking industry has its fair share, with the much chagrined driver shortage coming in at the top of the list. The American Transport Research Institute (ATRI) has

  • ATA welcomes U.S. ELD mandate

    December 19, 2017 7:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) welcomed the long-awaited arrival of a law that requires truckers in the U.S. to record their hours-of-service electronically using an electronic logging device (ELD). The rule went into effect Dec. 18. “Electronic

  • Canada to require ELDs by 2020

    December 18, 2017 1:22PM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – On the day the U.S. electronic logging device (ELD) mandate went into effect, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau gathered with trucking industry leaders bearing a gift, in the form of a law that would by 2020 require

  • Bring on Canadian ELD mandate, carrier urges

    November 27, 2017 1:13PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – A Canadian regulation mandating the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) can’t come “soon enough,” according to David Carruth, CEO at One For Freight. He was speaking on the subject of ELDs and trucking technologies during a

  • OOIDA continues to push for delay to ELD mandate

    November 1, 2017 7:35AM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – A growing list of organizations requesting exemptions and delays to the U.S. electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is proof the impending regulation is flawed, according to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA). It says 12 organizations

  • OOIDA supports Trump’s call for fewer regs

    October 6, 2017 8:20AM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) says it supports the Donald Trump administration’s push to reduce regulations. “We agree with the White House’s statement that burdensome regulations have an immense impact on small businesses,” said Todd

  • Traffic-related deaths/injuries dropping despite traffic volume rise in Alberta

    September 26, 2017 4:41PM by Derek Clouthier

    RED DEER, Alta. – With a population up nearly 10%, the number of drivers 8.9%, traffic volumes 18.4%, and over 500,000 registered commercial vehicles on Alberta roads, managing the province’s highway system has proved challenging over the past four years.

  • ATA implores FMCSA to keep e-log rollout on schedule

    July 24, 2017 6:07AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is urging the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) not to delay the implementation deadline for electronic logging devices (ELDs). “Over the past week we have heard from our members, loudly

  • Proposed legislation could delay U.S. e-log mandate

    July 19, 2017 10:30AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Opponents to impending legislation that will require the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) to monitor driver hours-of-service in the U.S. are lauding a legislative push to delay the rule for two years. U.S. Rep. Brian Babin

  • Doctor says fatigue and marijuana challenging for drivers and fleet managers

    May 28, 2017 1:03PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – It’s been said before and it will be said many times again: driver fatigue is dangerous and causes accidents. Dr. Melissa Snider-Adler, chief medical review officer for DriverCheck, hammered this point home during a Private Motor Truck