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Best ELD Devices for Owner-Operators

Using an ELD was made mandatory for most commercial vehicles in 2019 in the United States. Government officials determined that an ELD mandate was the best way to make work
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Best ELD Devices for Small Fleets

In 2019, an ELD mandate made it necessary for all commercial vehicles to have ELD devices. When this happened the market began seeing an influx of products that promised to
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What Is the New Entrant Safety Audit?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has an audit requirement to ensure that new trucking companies that cross state lines follow the same set of safety standards. This new
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What Is an Electronic Onboard Recorder (EOBR)

Electronic Onboard Recorders aren’t new to the trucking industry, but their requirement is. These devices have helped truck drivers more accurately log their time on the road or hours of
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Guide to Buying the Best ELD in 2022

Commercial drivers face strict regulations limiting how long they’re allowed to be on the road. The federal government mandates that drivers have specific electronic logging devices that record driving hours
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What Is the ELD Mandate?

If you own or manage a transportation company, you might be wondering, “What is the ELD mandate?” For starters, an ELD is an electronic logging device. It tracks the behavior
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Canada’s ELD Mandate And The Best ELDs To Be Approved

With the new ELD mandate in effect for Canada, it is important to know what it is that will be expected of you. While most people are familiar with the
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Best ELD Devices: 2021’s Top ELDs

In the past, truck drivers employed the use of spiral books to log their hours on the road as well as non-driving hours of service (HOS). This manual method of
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AOBRD vs ELD: Which Logging Device is Compliant?

Have you been keeping up with the recent changes in the trucking industry? As of December 16, 2019, AOBRDs are no longer compliant with current mandates. Instead of AOBRDs, a
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Compliant Solutions for Truckers

Fleet managers now have the ability to transparently manage their trucks in one easy-to-use Tower dashboard using Konexials ELD and Dash Cam.