Tag: electronic logging device mandate

The Transportation Industry needs more Flexibility with Hours of Service Rules

The Transportation Industry needs more Flexibility with Hours of Service Rules Ever since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) implemented the 14 hour clock rule professional truck drivers have had trouble handling traffic congestion, weather, long loading/unloading times and other unforeseen events they encountered while on our nations interstates. The 14 hour rule limits […]

Electronic Logging Mandate Confusion F13

Electronic Logging Mandate Confusion Here we are over two months into the electronic logging device mandate and guess what? Utter confusion and uncertainty. Is anyone really surprised? Analysts are struggling to determine what effect ELD exemptions will have on the industry. The government and transportation executives are all trying to determine what freight needs to […]

Are Shippers Taking Advantage of the Electronic Logging Mandate?

Are Shippers Taking Advantage of the Electronic Logging Mandate? It is no secret that some unscrupulous shippers and consignees have taken advantage of the transportation industry by charging exorbitant fees, fines and charges when a driver misses a delivery appointment. Of course, this only flows one way. If a driver has an appointment at 1pm […]

Electronic Logging Device Mandate – Did it make Transportation Safer?

Electronic Logging Device Mandate – Did it make Transportation Safer? The government was excited to get electronic logging devices in trucks over the past couple of years with the actual electronic logging device mandate deadline coming in December of 2017. But, the question still lingers, do electronic logs actually make transportation safer? Currently, there are […]