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HOS Rule Changes: Educate Drivers with this New Visor Card

The HOS Rule Changes are only 10 days away; will your drivers know what to do when the rules kick in on September 29? To help make this rule change easier for drivers and fleet managers alike, ORBCOMM has developed

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FMCSA Revises HOS Rules, Extends Emergency Declaration

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently announced two important updates for truckload carriers: FMCSA Announces HOS Rule Changes Today the FMCSA published its long-awaited final rule on changes to the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The FMCSA says the

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Latest COVID-19 News for Fleets and Drivers

As we face into another week of a disrupted COVID-19 world, we wanted to provide the latest news to help keep you up to date during these times. Here are the latest industry updates: FMCSA Extension Until May 15 The

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Helping Drivers to Stay Safe During Covid-19 – Visor Card

As we are all aware, the world is changing rapidly, and we are going through an unprecedented time of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. At times like this, it becomes even more apparent how the nation’s truckers support us

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COVID-19 Information for Fleets and Drivers

Transportation workers are key to keeping the country moving at this time of crisis, ensuring hospitals have equipment and supplies and keeping food on supermarket shelves. It’s clear though that transportation companies are working in a completely different environment, even

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Turning ELD into a Positive Driver Experience

Queen Transportation turns to ORBCOMM for a driver-friendly ELD deployment Queen Transportation wasn’t just looking for an ELD solution – they wanted driver satisfaction. Director of Operations Doug Ostrowoski set out to find a solution that placed Queen Transportation’s drivers

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Fleet Management, Reefer Monitoring, Trailer Tracking and More: See the Latest at ATA MCE 2019

The ATA MCE is one of the leading events of the transportation industry, bringing together more than 2700 trucking professionals to exchange ideas and get a look at some of the latest technologies.   The stakes have never been so high for carriers and drivers. With the ELD regulation coming into

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AOBRD to ELD and more: Above & Beyond at McLeod Software User Conference 2019

It can be hard to keep track of all the changes the industry is facing now. Making sure drivers are prepared for AOBRD to ELD, keeping up with new regulations and compliance and facing the growing concerns around driver acquisition

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Smart Telematics for Your Entire Fleet at TCA Annual Convention 2019

Are you looking to combat the driver shortage? Attack regulations head on? Battle against rising costs? Take on the competition? Join ORBCOMM at Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Annual Convention 2019 to discover how the next generation in telematics can help

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The Future of Connected Transportation at ATA MCE 2018

We’re at the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition this week, where we’re exhibiting the latest additions to our market-leading portfolio of telematics solutions, devices and integrations for our transportation customers. What: American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition When: October

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