There are over 200 solution providers listed on the FMCSA’s self-certification list. In an effort to find an affordable solution before the December 18, 2017 deadline, many drivers and fleets rushed into purchasing an electronic logging device (ELD). Many of these solutions turned out to be unreliable and non-compliant, or there has been no support from the provider to help the company use their overly-complicated devices.
If you’re not using BigRoad Freight yet, what are you waiting for? BigRoad Freight is an in-app load-matching platform built within the BigRoad Mobile App. It enables drivers and fleets to book the loads that they want and get paid faster, all while tracking their hours-of-service (HOS) availability.
The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has brought forward a lot confusion about whether a specific vehicle and/or operation must comply or is exempt. This blog breaks down each hours-of-service (HOS) exemption and outlines who it applies to.
Get prepared for roadside inspections using your electronic logging device (ELD). Read this blog post and watch a recording of our ELD Inspections 101 webinar to learn more about what's expected of you if you're pulled over!
Many customers ask us why it’s important to keep their BigRoad Mobile App updated and running on the newest version. This blog post explains how updating the app makes your life easier and keeps BigRoad running smoothly!
With enforcement of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate starting on December 18, 2017, there has been confusion at between drivers and inspectors as to whether a device is an ELD or a grandfathered automatic onboard recording device (AOBRDs).
There have also been observations regarding complaints with some vendor support, and more drivers running out of hours due to delays. Read the blog to learn about enforcement so far, and some tips to avoid violations:
Some drivers choose to work together and drive as a team in order to cover more ground and deliver loads faster. BigRoad easily accommodates team driving with a few easy steps. Read this blog post and watch a recording of our How Do I Team Drive With BigRoad? webinar
The ELD mandate has been controversial since it was announced in February 2015. Drivers and fleets have actively voiced their concerns about how the mandate will affect their operations. Since the ELD mandate came into effect on December 18, 2017, several interest groups have requested exemptions, or extensions, from the FMCSA. Read on to discover who those interest groups are, why they are requesting exemptions, and where those requests stand today.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration (CVSA) recently issued an Inspection Bulletin for hand-held and electronic logging devices (ELDs). Make sure you know what your ELD needs to do and what to do if your device malfunctions.
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