Login
Resources

 

DOT & ELD Guidance Blog

Welcome to the ELD & DOT Guidance Blog. Here you will find expert advice for complying with the ELD mandate, hours of service and FMCSA regulations.

 

Get details on the proposed Hours of Service changes from FMCSA.
READ MORE
Hours of Service Proposal Webcast

HOUR OF SERVICE PROPOSAL WEBCAST
What It Means For You

On Demand Recording

WATCH ANYTIME

blog


What Are the DOT Driver Training Requirements?

FMCSA requires specific driver training. But are you aware of the requirements where training is implied?


blog


What is a Driver's Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR)

DVIRs are required under 49 CFR 396.11 and 396.13 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.


blog


10 Tips for a Successful Roadside Inspection

Make sure drivers have the safeguards in place to pass a roadside inspection at any time.


blog


What are the DOT Requirements for Drug Testing?

Learn about the six required DOT drug tests and procedures for addressing drug-testing violations.


blog


5 Stages of a Successful Driver Coaching Session

Build a top-tier performance management program with effective driver coaching.


blog


What is Fleet Management?

Learn critical tips for effective fleet management with the right processes and systems.


blog


Countdown to Full ELD Compliance - Part 3: 6-Point Driver Training Checklist

Make sure your drivers are trained to understand and follow key hours-of-service rules.


blog


Are You Exempt from ELDs?

Blog Article Update: There's one question our editors receive more than any other , “Am I required to use an ELD?”


blog


International Roadcheck 2019 Shows Recurring Theme

CVSA's 2019 International Roadcheck shows improvement in some areas, and poorer performance in others.


blog


Countdown to Full ELD Compliance - Part 2: Driver Coercion and Harassment

Familiarize yourself with ELD mandated requirements prohibiting driver coercion and harassment.


blog


Countdown to Full ELD Compliance - Part 1: ELD Policies and Procedures

Learn how to develop or adjust your policies and procedures to align with ELD requirements.


blog


Hour of Service Proposal - Flexibility and Concerns

Get details on the proposed Hours of Service changes from FMCSA.


blog


Why Carriers Aren't Transitioning to ELDs Yet

With the final ELD compliance deadline nearing, some carriers still have reservations about making the switch.


blog


3 Ways to Maximize Your Dash Cam Technology

Learn how to improve your performance management process with a video event management system.


blog


10 Steps for A Successful Dash Cam Launch

Learn the 10 key steps to implementing a dash cam solution successfully.


blog


How the Canadian ELD Mandate Stacks Up Against the U.S. Rule

Learn about the notable differences between the Canadian and US mandate rules.


blog


Personal Conveyance Comparison - Canada and U.S. Hours of Service Rules

Canada's recent ELD mandate adoption didn't change any HOS limits but it does get fleets talking.


blog


9 Tips for Using DataQ's

Use these expert tips to challenge erroneous violations.


blog


What is My DOT Audit Risk?

Make sure your operation has the proper safety controls in place to reduce audit risk.


blog


4 Benefits to Automating Preventive Maintenance Recordkeeping

Reduce manual efforts and improve operations by automating preventive maintenance.


blog


Proposed HOS Changes Slated for Early June

Learn about proposed changes to hours-of-service regulations.


blog


Top 10 FAQs About the ELD 'Yard Move' Special Driving Category

Make sure your drivers are compliant when logging time as a Yard Move.


blog


Roadcheck 2019: Avoiding Hours-of-Service Violations

Follow these best practices for avoiding hours-of-service violations during Roadcheck 2019. Free digital download!


blog


Common DQ Violations & How to Avoid Them

Focus your efforts on avoiding these common DQ violations.