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SmartDrive analysis shows risks of distracted truck driving

Analysis of in-cab video and observation data gathered over 14.5 billion driving miles show that distracted drivers are more likely than all other drivers to have a near collision, fail ...

ELD Buyers’ Guide: How drivers, ELDs track duty status

From CCJ's comprehensive ELD guide: While electronic logs generally automate parts of logkeeping and in some ways simplify the rest, they still require direct driver involvement in most duty status ...

Omnitracs leads $60M funding round for Peloton Technology

On Wednesday, April 11, Omnitracs announced that it lead a $60 million Series B funding round to help fuel Peloton’s growth plans

The two ELD options: Smartphone-based platforms vs. dedicated devices

Though there are plenty of variations, two types of ELDs have emerged: Dedicated units and so-called BYOD ("bring your own device") systems. More here in CCJ's comprehensive ELD buyers' guide. ...

Pegasus TransTech adds Drivewyze service to Transflo Mobile app

Drivewyze has joined the Transflo Connect Partner Program and will be integrating weigh station bypass features into the Transflo Mobile application.

Netradyne signs Load One as first customer of vision-based safety platform

Load One plans to use the technology to increase engagement, recognition, and individualized driver coaching.

Volvo adding telematics coverage for legacy trucks

Through a telematics connectivity partnership with Geotab, early model trucks will have access the same suite of uptime services available for newer model Volvo trucks.

FMCSA holding public meeting to talk ELD spec’s for manufacturers

“This meeting is intended to address questions received from ELD manufacturers and to review the required standardized output and standardized data sets” defined in the ELD rule’s technical specifications, FMCSA ...

Monrovia Nurseries implements Trucker Tools’ LoadTrack for shipment visibility

Monrovia Nurseries has implemented a new integration between Trucker Tools and the ClearPath GPS systems to gain single-screen visibility of its private fleet assets and the shipments it outsources to ...

A. Duie Pyle grows with expedited shipping; starts career path for CDL drivers

Besides e-commerce being a fast-growth business opportunity, A. Duie Pyle is realizing benefits from creating a career path for non-CDL employees.

Ken Weinberg, founder of LTL software provider Carrier Logistics Inc., dies at 72

Weinberg co-founded Carrier Logistics Inc., known in the trucking industry as CLI, with Don Adams in 1972 in New York City and moved soon to Tarrytown, N.Y.

Motus launches Beacon to reduce battery drain from GPS tracking apps

Motus launched Motus Beacon to reduce battery drain by as much as 80 percent from its mobile app that uses GPS for asset and mileage tracking.

Why do I need onboard diagnostics?

Aside from truck health insights that can be gleaned from diagnostics, the information provided can put those in the know in position to make better decisions for the overall fleets.