electronic onboard recorders

EOBRs, broker bond in limbo as highway bill nears

| June 22, 2012

If passed as drafted, MAP-21 would mandate EOBRs for virtually all interstate carriers and raise brokers' minimum surety requirements to $100,000.

Onboard recorder integrates with Google Earth

| June 19, 2012

The PeopleNet company announced two weeks back that it had integrated some of the onboard data-recording capabilities of its EOBR units with Google Earth in order to provide back-office staff a bird's eye, 3-D-type view ...

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Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

DOT still accepting EOBR, harassment commentary

| May 17, 2012

FMCSA is still seeking public comment related to EOBR and their potential to harass drivers.

Owner-operators back in the news on EOBRs

| May 14, 2012

The latest is following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's formal removal of the remedial-directive rule, which would have required carriers with big hours compliance problems to install electronic onboard recorders. After being thrown out ...

Congress starts work to pass highway bill

Jill Dunn | May 10, 2012

House-Senate conferees have started work to pass the first multi-year surface transportation reauthorization legislation in seven years.

Groups press Congress for electronic log mandate

| May 08, 2012

ATA and others continue their march for a national electronic log mandate.

Could EOBRs solve the detention dilemma?

| May 04, 2012

EOBRs can give owner-operators a powerful tool when dealing with customers and the shipping/receiving facilities relative to detention time. Given that stopped time and location is easily retrievable with the systems, operators now have ready-made ...

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