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Choosing a Canada-Certified ELD Before Enforcement

Update: We have achieved certification across all of our ELD solutions—the BT 500, FM 5000 and Pro 400. Time is ticking for Canadian and American cross-border fleets that have not transitioned to a certified ELD solution per the latest Canada

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Canada ELD Update: Progressive Enforcement Approved

On May 5, the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) announced that all Canadian provinces and territories have reached an agreement on a progressive enforcement plan for the Canada ELD mandate. The plan stipulates that the provinces and territories will not impose penalties for the first 12 months after the introduction of the Canadian

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Breaking Canadian ELD News: Update on Progressive Enforcement

Today, we’re bringing you the latest Canadian ELD news. As part of the communication between ORBCOMM and Transport Canada, we received confirmation that Transport Canada is further refining the Progressive Enforcement policy that was announced by the Minister of Transportation on March 2nd. Transport Canada has confirmed to ORBCOMM

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Canadian ELD Mandate FAQ – Penalties, Deadlines & Certification: Your Questions Answered

Canadian and cross-border fleets—and their drivers—are acutely aware of the fast-approaching Canadian ELD deadline in 2023. As part of our approach to ensuring a smooth transition, we recently took part in a webinar with the TCA (Truckload Carriers Association) on

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Canadian ELD Webinar: What the ELD Mandate Means for Canadian and U.S. Cross-Border Fleets

Free Live Webinar Hosted by the TCABeyond Borders: What the Canadian ELD Mandate Means to Regional and Cross-Border FleetsWednesday, February 10, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern The Canadian ELD mandate is fast-approaching. Will your fleet be ready when these new regulations

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Canadian ELD Update: ORBCOMM’s U.S. ELD Certifier Achieves Transport Canada Accreditation

There has been a big step forward this week for the third-party certification process that is needed to support the Canadian ELD mandate coming in January 2023. Transport Canada has announced that FPInnovations, a Canadian research centre, has been accredited

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5 Tips to Ensure Smooth Roadside Inspections After the ELD Deadline

The ELD compliance mandate is now in full effect and the Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) is reminding motor carriers and drivers that roadside inspections and enforcement have begun.  Fleets without a fully functional ELD will be considered out of compliance with Hours of Service regulations. As per the Commercial Vehicle

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ELD Compliance and Transition Made Simple: Read Our Q+A

The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) deadline is here for US trucking companies, and fleets must outfit their cabs with the new systems to remain compliant and keep operations moving. But sometimes the hardest part of a transition is the adjustment

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Canadian ELDs to be Mandatory by June 2021 (with No Grandfather Clause)

The Canadian Government has revealed its firm plans for ELD. Minister for Transport Marc Garneau announced the rule, which will require all commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and bus operators to use third-party certified ELD devices by June 2021. Electronic logging

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