The new mandate concerning ELDs has been in the works for decades. Now, with a new mandate having been passed and deadlines for compliance rapidly approaching, it’s time to look at the new laws and what they mean for the trucking industry. This blog talks about the new ELD mandate, explaining how and why it came to exist and who will be most affected by this new law. ELD legislation promises to change the trucking industry from top to bottom. In this article, we explore how this will be done. >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Read the latest from industry publications on information related to FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration): Electronic Inspections and CSA Compliance Paper-based driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs) are quickly becoming obsolete within the compliance, safety, accountability (CSA) program. Defects noted in DVIRs are early indicators of what violations will be found by DOT officers >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Read the latest from industry publications on information related to legislation and Hours of Service (HOS): FMCSA officially amends hours rule to remove break requirement for short haulers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a final rule this week that officially provides an exemption of the 30-minute break requirement of the current hours >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

Read the latest from industry publications on information related to legislation and driver safety: Good Drivers Leaving in Droves; New HOS Hurting Safety, Carriers Say Recent changes in the hours-of-service rule have delivered yet another regulatory blow to the trucking industry’s overall operating efficiency and its ability to retain qualified drivers, a panel of fleet >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Read the latest Policy Updates published by the US DOT Compliance, Safety and Accountability Office (CSA) about Driver Hours of Service: Enforcement Policy – Court Decision on the 30-Minute Rest Break Provision On December 27, 2011 (76 FR 81133), FMCSA published a final rule amending its hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for drivers of property-carrying commercial motor >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

GPSTrackIt.com/ is devoted to bringing you industry related news and information. On a weekly basis, we will post highlights from news found across the net that relates to GPS tracking, hardware, software, vehicle tracking and location, or asset monitoring and protection. To receive this weekly update by email: [button link=”http://eepurl.com/h7-Ss” window=”yes” color=”orange”]Update Me[/button] FMCSA Warns Truckers to >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

4 million drivers and 700,000 fleet operators were directly affected by the ban on cell phone use while driving, put into law by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) at the beginning of the year.With the ban being in place since the first quarter of the year, ZoomSafer decided to take a survey to learn how businesses are coping with the changes. >> Continue Reading