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Fleets’ private eyes, platform No. 1: Seeing Machines’ Guardian system

From Overdrive's special exploration of camera-based fatigue monitoring systems: A look at Seeing Machines' Guardian, which tracks the driver’s eyes and head position, as well as road views.

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Lawsuit claims DOT board failed to disclose public meeting about carrier fees

The Small Business in Transportation Coalition filed a federal suit Sept. 27, claiming the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the UCR board failed to provide a formal seven-day public notice to alert trucking stakeholders and the public about the meeting and its time and location.

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Group of D.C. demonstrators parks up near the White House

Twenty-nine bobtail trucks staged in the wee hours on Constitution Avenue between the Washington Monument and the White House today in an attempt to garner the attention of the President on the electronic logging device mandate.

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Rates and volumes way up in the spot market

Any owner-operators shutting down this week in protest of the electronic logging device mandate might have missed some of the best freight and rate conditions on the spot market that have been seen in the past several years. Updates for dry van, flatbed, based on last week's data.

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From the scene in D.C. and around the country as grassroots groups press against the ELD mandate

This week's Overdrive Radio podcast: Anti-ELD demonstrators in D.C. met with officials at FMCSA offices Thursday after spending Wednesday spread across the city in small groups. Tony Justice on tactics. A sampling of calls from around the country about events this week.

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Celadon faces SEC investigation, refinances debt

Monday’s announcement comes amid other financial uncertainty for the company, which reported a $10 million operating loss in the second quarter of its fiscal 2017.

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ELD protests Day 2: Truckers roll in, stage along rigs in front of DOT headquarters

Early Wednesday, roughly 30 trucks rolled into Washington, D.C., bobtail, and parked along Constitution Ave. and in front of Department of Transportation headquarters, where truckers protested the ELD mandate, the hours of service rule and more.

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Partners in Business tip: Factors that influence interest rates

Want to know what factors most influence your credit rating and, thus, your interest rates for truck loans? Here's what you need to know.

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PeopleNet offers ISE eFleetSuite e-log

PeopleNet will offer ISE ELDs specifically to fleets with less than 50 vehicles who are looking for a compliance-only solution.

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It’s the little things: ELD conversations where it matters short- and long-term, on Capitol Hill

Poll results: Nearly half of respondents are reporting being shut down this week, and more from D.C. with a slow start to ELD protest events scheduled to run through this coming weekend. Drivers meet reps, Congressional staffers, more ...

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