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Canadian ELD Mandate Update: What We Know So Far 

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The Canadian ELD implementation process is expected to start this year. While final confirmation is not yet available, Canadian Transportation Authorities have indicated that it will closely follow the ELD implementation process used in the U.S. This is good news

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2018’s Top IoT, Telematics and Monitoring Stories

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In 2018, industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology and the evolution of telematics continued their rapid advances into all our markets, across land and maritime transportation, supply chain, heavy equipment, and other key industrial and government sectors. IoT permeates so

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One-Year Itch: 9 Reasons to Switch from Your Current ELD Solution

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We are one year in with one year to go in the ELD phase-in process. There are 365 days to go until the mandatory use of ELDs will be introduced on December 16, 2019, the final date for full ELD

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Brexit, Smart Tachographs, and Earned Recognition: FTA Transport Manager Conference 2018 Recap

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It’s hard to contemplate a time when the UK freight industry faces more or deeper challenges.   That was the key message at the UK’s Freight Transport Association’s final Transport Manager Conference for 2018. For example, the FTA is facing Brexit

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CVSA’s Brake Safety Week Coming in September

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week takes place on September 16 -22, 2018. During the week-long blitz, the CVSA will deploy extra personnel on roads across North America to identify and remove any Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) with faulty brake systems.   Brake Safety Week aims

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Improving Fleet Fuel Economy: Smarter Steps for Getting Drivers On Board (New e-Book!)

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Most fleet owners agree that fuel economy is a top priority. While monthly fuel bills can vary wildly depending on worldwide fuel costs, there is one constant that can make a big impression: driver behavior.   According to a study by the FMCSA, “driver behavior is

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Distracted Driving a Growing Concern for UK and Irish Fleets (New e-Book)

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Distracted driving is something that affects every single user of UK and Irish roads and many fleets are looking for answers. Increasingly, research shows that drivers trying to multi-task run a higher risk of road accidents. Distraction can be particularly dangerous for truck drivers, where reaction

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Fleet Safety Update: Get Ready for Operation Safe Driver Week

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) annual Operation Safe Driver Week takes place July 15-21, 2018. The aim of the weeklong operation is to lower the number of road deaths caused by poor driver behavior like distracted driving, speeding or driving without

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Hours-of-Service Under the Microscope for International Roadcheck 2018

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Fleets and drivers in North America will need to buckle up in early June as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual International Roadcheck 2018 takes place from June 5 – 7. The main focus this year is on Hours-of-Service

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Moving from AOBRDs to ELDs: The Guide for Carriers and Drivers

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December 16, 2019 may feel like a long way away, but for truck carriers and drivers using existing AOBRDs to comply with the ELD mandate,  time will surely fly by. On that date, the final phase of the ELD Mandate

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