electronic logs

Qualcomm sells Omnitracs; uDrove launches new EOBR

Electronic logging device market, benefiting from government efforts toward a mandate expected in the next couple years, saw big changes in the fourth week of August 2013.

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E-logs, driver database, vehicle reports on FMCSA’s agenda

An rule mandating use of electronic logs is still slated to be proposed in November, the DOT said this week. It also expects to publish the drug and alcohol clearinghouse rule later this year.

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Driver dispatches to DOT: New priorities for a new secretary

What should the new DOT Secretary focus make a priority as he takes office? We asked, and drivers responded.

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State-controlled messages on your truck

Will states soon have the ability to broadcast via your license plate that you're over hours or drowsy?

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‘Wireless Roadside Inspection’ inches closer to reality

Mobile communications technology stands to transform the way truck inspections take place, with big implications for the CSA program and owner-operator businesses.

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EOBR rule in the works, expected in November

A rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders by truck drivers is expected to be proposed Nov. 18.

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FMCSA studying driver harassment potential of e-logs

The agency says it will do in-depth interviews with carriers to determine “the extent to which could be used by motor carriers or enforcement personnel to harass drivers or monitor drive productivity."

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‘One Continental’ offers more than truck tires

Continental introduces a new hybrid-application driver tire, a tire-pressure monitoring system and an EOBR, leveraging different company competencies to help owners save.

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Electronic log rule on the horizon, says FMCSA admin

A new electronic log rule could be proposed by September, said Administrator Anne Ferro Thursday, March 14, at a congressional hearing, testifying to a House subcommittee.

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Dear American people: ‘You are about to be tracked 24/7′

Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.

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