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Deploying Fleet Safety: Saving Costs, Saving Lives – New E-Book

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Vehicle collisions pose a significant challenge to organizations managing vehicle fleets or a mobile workforce. In addition to the irreversible effects of loss of life, motor vehicle crashes carry a hefty price tag, costing employers more than $60 billion a

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Video Demo: Complete Transportation Telematics with FleetManager

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Some of the biggest names in the industry gathered in Atlanta last week for Transparency 18 to discuss the future of freight and see some of the most innovative technologies available in the market today. The event provided a great

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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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Fleet Safety Takes Center Stage at the National Private Truck Council Conference

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The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) annual conference drew more than 180 exhibitors and 1200 attendees who gathered in Cincinnati last week to learn about the state of the industry and share insight with peers and subject matter experts on

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ELD Mandate Update: FMCSA Announces ELD Violation Severity Weights

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced the violation severity weights that apply to CSA scores as a result of ELD violations. The figures show the exact score that will impact carrier safety scores in the Safety Measurement

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Tachograph Rules: What European Drivers and Hauliers Need to Know

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“How long can drivers legally work in a day?” “What vehicles require a tachograph?” “What are tachograph regulations? What are tacho breaks?” These are just some of the Google search terms used around tacho and tachographs. It shows that while

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ELD Hard Deadline Kicks in April 1

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April 1, 2018 is a date that has been on the minds of truck drivers and carriers across North America. It’s the day that the ELD ‘hard deadline’ is due to kick in.   The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate says

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Refrigerated Transport: 7 Keys to Preventing Rejected Loads

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Fleets of all sizes in the U.S. have seen plenty of change in recent years, not least where food transportation is concerned. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) introduced seven major rules for its implementation that apply to the growing, harvesting and

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Discover the Future of Connected Transportation at TCA 2018

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This week we’re at the Truckload Carriers Association 2018 Annual Convention, where we’ll be showcasing what is now the industry’s most complete fleet management solution covering virtually every asset class—trucks, dry and tank trailer, refrigerated vehicles, containers and railcars. Going

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Telematics Tackling Driver Detention and Other Trucking Challenges in the U.S. and Europe

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European trucking companies are benefiting financially from increased demand and tighter capacity, with freight rates hitting a 10-year high, says a recent report from The Journal of Commerce. The picture is the same in the USA, where “the economy is

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