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Posted 03/18/16 - by iGlobal LLC

Explaining The ELD Mandate: What Is Harassment and Why Does ... Explaining The ELD Mandate: What Is...

Federal officials believe the newly instituted electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will lead to safer roads, a more streamlined commercial trucking industry and a closer scrutiny of drivers’ road time. But will fleet managers be able to use the technology to harass drivers into skirting federal rules? The short answer is no; experts say the…

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Posted 02/09/16 - by iGlobal LLC

Are You Heading in the Right Direction on the Federal Govern... Are You Heading in the Right Direct...

The purpose of the federal government’s mandate requiring installation of electronic logging devices in all commercial trucks within two years was to make highways safer, drivers’ lives easier and the flow of commercial data simpler and quicker. The ELD mandate would usher in a world of technological marvel where fleet managers would no longer waste…

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Posted 01/29/16 - by iGlobal LLC

Governors Have Suspended Hours-of-Service Rules Governors Have Suspended Hours-of-S...

Following record winter storms along the Eastern seaboard and in the South, several governors have temporarily suspended hours-of-services rules to provide relief for trucking fleets. In declaring states of emergencies, governors in hard-hit states of Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia are providing waivers on the federal requirements as storm conditions rattled nearly…

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