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Best Electronic Logging Devices for Owner-Operators

Electronic logging devices (known commonly as ELDs) track hours of service, help improve your CSA score (calculated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and improve communication between each step
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Best ELD Devices for Owner-Operators

Electronic logging devices track hours of service, help improve your CSA score (calculated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and improve communication between each step of the supply chain.
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Guide to Buying the Best ELD in 2021

Years before the publishing of the electronic logging device (ELD) final rule in 2015 (also known as the ELD mandate), U. S. software companies were already developing and marketing high-tech solutions
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Are AOBRD Devices Still Compliant?

An automatic on-board recording device (AOBRD) is a hardware solution that connects to a truck’s engine via the engine control module port. It automatically records hours-of-service (HOS) data. The AOBRD
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What’s the Difference Between an AOBRD and an ELD?

An automatic on-board recording device (AOBRD) and an electronic logging device (ELD) are both pieces of hardware that can be connected to a truck’s engine to record the driver’s hours
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What Is an Electronic Logging Device?

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) for truckers are hardware devices that are attached to commercial vehicles via the onboard diagnostics port, or OBD. They are designed to make it easier to
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Best ELD Devices for Small Fleets

If you’re a commercial trucker or small-time fleet manager, chances are you’re familiar with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s requirements to install an electronic logging device in your vehicle(s).
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Omnitracs vs. KeepTruckin ELD: Which Is Better?

Ever since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device mandate went into effect, drivers and fleet managers have struggled to figure out which device is best. There are
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What Happens if You Unplug Your ELD?

The electronic logging device mandate requires commercial truckers and carriers such as bus drivers to use an approved, registered ELD in their vehicles. These devices rely on GPS and other
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