THE ROAD AHEAD BLOG

Insights and opinions on the latest transportation technology and fleet software solutions.

 
31 Jan, 2019

Fleet Dollars Wasted

Cost management is a constant, never-ending struggle for all fleet managers since every aspect of fleet management revolves around money. While the...

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14 Dec, 2018

Getting the Most FromYour ELDs

All electronic logging devices meeting the standards set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration must do the same things in terms of rec...

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28 Nov, 2018

Top 10 Toughest States for HOS Violations

Arkansas has been atop this list now for four years since overtaking the previous perennial toughest hours-violation state, Oregon, in 2014. Since ...

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26 Jul, 2018

An ELD positive, an hours negative, and more from trucking’s present and perhaps stormy future

Counterintuitive to the views of many in Overdrive‘s audience, John Elliott, CEO of the Load One 435-power-unit expediting carrier, bel...

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07 Dec, 2017

What to expect from enforcement as the mandate descends

As of Dec. 18, states and their federal truck enforcement partners will begin issuing violations, citations and in some cases fines to those subjec...

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17 Oct, 2017

The Role of the Fleet Manager in Transportation

 

In a logistics company or a transportation company, fleet managers play a pivotal role. The fleet managers are responsible for selecting...

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16 Oct, 2017

Trump: ‘We want lower taxes, bigger paychecks for America’s truckers’

President Donald Trump late Wednesday took to the trucking industry to stump for his plan to reform the U.S. tax system, telling a crowd made up of...

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12 Oct, 2017

Truckers driving rentals for eight days or fewer exempt from ELDs

Truckers driving short-term rental trucks for eight days or fewer at a time will not be required to keep logs with an electronic logging device whi...

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12 Oct, 2017

FMCSA to hold two hours-of-service Q&A webinars this month

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration later this month will host two question-and-answer webinars about federal hours-of-service regulati...

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27 Sep, 2017

FMCSA: Agency Will Reply to Anti-ELD Petition Filed by OOIDA

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Spokesman Duane DeBruyne has acknowledged that the agency has received a petition filed by the Owner Ope...

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25 Sep, 2017

ELDs, ‘Internet of Trucks’ Featured at NACV

Federal regulators and experts continue to update carriers and drivers on requisite steps moving forward prior to the mandate for electronic loggin...

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