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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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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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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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Essential Personal Conveyance Rules You Should Know

Personal conveyance rules are what allows your driver, or you, an owner-operator, to move a commercial motor vehicle outside of the federally mandated hours of service. In June 2018, the Federal
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