ELD Mandate & Electronic Logs

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2019 Fleet Innovators: Trucking’s Best and Brightest Leaders

Heavy Duty Trucking has been honoring forward-thinking fleet executives for almost 15 years now with our annual Truck Fleet Innovator Awards. This year’s winners are forward-thinkers, all of whom are helping by example to lead trucking by overcoming challenges and leveraging opportunities…

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72% of Commercial Drivers Admit to Distracted Driving

More than 90% of commercial drivers believe that reading a text while behind the wheel of their company vehicle is considered distracted driving, yet nearly half of those drivers say they have done it. The data comes from UFG Insurance who recently expanded its...

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FMCSA Chief Says ELD Data May Shape Agency’s HOS Changes

Although full implementation of the electronic logging device mandate is yet months away, data gleaned from currently ELD-compliant operators is already informing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s plan to propose changes to the bedrock hours-of-service...

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CBD Oils May Result in DOT-Testing Violation

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is becoming a commonly used natural alternative to pain medicine. But, commercial drivers should be cautioned that use of CBD oil — even if derived from hemp — may result in a positive DOT drug screen. The 2 Types of Cannabis Sativa The cannabis...

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