Technology

VDO RoadLog ELD software updated for 34-hour restarts

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, a global supplier of systems and components to automobile and truck manufacturers, and electronic logging device technology, released a free VDO RoadLog ELD software update ...

Lytx has banner year: 57,000 new DriveCam subscriptions in 2014

Lytx announced record growth in 2014 with 57,000 new subscriptions-in-service (SIS) to its video-based driver safety program called DriveCam. More than 200,000 vehicles worldwide are now subscribed to DriveCam. In a ...

Fleets turning to video, big data to lower risk

Manifest destiny: fleets using tech to eliminate paper delivery receipts

The information motor carriers deliver is just as valuable as the freight. Without accurate and timely status on an inbound shipment, a manufacturer may be forced to shut down an ...

J.J. Keller updates e-log software to reflect HOS changes

Electronic logging application provider J.J. Keller announced this week it has updated its Encompass E-Log system to reflect the suspension of the 2013-implemented 34-hour restart provisions. President Obama signed into law ...

PeopleNet creates new business divisions; Kessler leads trucking

One of the largest providers of fleet mobile technology, PeopleNet, a Trimble company, announced it has developed four new business lines to serve the unique needs of its customers. They are Trucking, Energy Services, Video ...

Greater federal oversight of trucking, more stringent medical requirements for drivers included in NTSB’s annual Most Wanted list

Regulatory update: FMCSA’s latest projections for e-log mandate, Safety Fitness Determination and more

SmartDrive Systems doubles growth in 2014

SmartDrive Systems announced record growth in 2014. Growth in its fiscal third quarter, which it just concluded, exceeded 130 percent year over year. Headquartered in San Diego, the company offers a video-based risk management program ...

Is BYOD the best strategy to convert owner-operators to e-logs?

Atlas Van Lines deploys Omnitracs’ MCP50 to eliminate paper logs

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are set to become standard for all 3.4 million commercial drivers who are required by law to keep a record of duty status. By Sept. 30, the ...

LoJack partners with AT&T for connected car, fleet telematics

LoJack has been synonymous with vehicle theft prevention and recovery for more than two decades. Since January, 2013, the name and company has expanded to include fleet management applications. LoJack's expansion started ...

PeopleNet updates eDriver logs with 34-hour reset

PeopleNet announced it has updated the 34-hour reset rule in its eDriver logs application to ensure full compliance to driver Hours of Service regulations. The updates were made on Dec. 22, ...

Charting the evolution of “push to talk” technology

Radios have connected dispatchers to drivers since the 1950s, perhaps earlier. From the start, radio communications created the instant “push-to-talk” (PTT) pipeline between the office and mobile workers to update ...

Rapid response: e-logging software updated for 34-hour restart

Adjusting to new changes in hours-of-service regulations is never easy for drivers and fleet operations, but here we go again. On Tuesday, Dec. 16, President Obama signed an appropriations bill ...