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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.

 

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9 Tips for Using DataQ's

Use these expert tips to challenge erroneous violations.


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What is Your Fleet's DOT Audit Risk?

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


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4 Benefits to Automating Preventive Maintenance Recordkeeping

Reduce manual efforts and improve operations by automating preventive maintenance.


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Proposed HOS Changes Slated for Early June

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


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

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


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Roadcheck 2019: Avoiding Hours-of-Service Violations

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


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Common DQ Violations & How to Avoid Them

Focus your efforts on avoiding these common DQ violations.


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3G Network Sunset: The Impact to Your Operation

Learn what the 3G phase out will mean for your fleet.


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5 FAQs About DOT Drug & Alcohol Program Requirements

Questions abound when it comes to the requirements of a DOT Drug & Alcohol program.


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5 Key Hours-of-Service Training Topics

Despite the use of ELogs, violations still occur. Get a refresh on critical topics in this blog.


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3 Ways Dash Cam Technology Promotes Safe Driving

More and more fleets are adding video in the cab. Are you missing out?


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5 Steps for a Smooth AOBRD Phaseout

Fleets using AOBRDs must switch to ELDs this year. Minimize the interruption.


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Top 5 Driver Qualification Questions

Maintaining driver files is a challenge. Here are answers to commonly asked questions.


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Post-Trip Inspections with Defects - Protocols and Challenges

What's required of a carrier and driver by FMCSA if a defect is found?


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Court Dismisses Suit Against New York ELD Enforcement

The state supreme court of New York issues a ruling on ELD enforcement.


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3 DOT Required Vehicle Inspections

All inspections strive to keep the vehicle in good condition and operating safely.


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Ghost Driver Accounts Not Allowed in ELD Systmes

“Ghost driver” accounts, also known as “generic” accounts, are NOT allowed in ELD systems.


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Intrastate ELD Adoption and What You Should Know

Knowing the difference between interstate and intrastate transportation is vital.


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Using ELD Data to Create Effective Policies

Are you using ELD data to set policies that reduce risk behaviors detected by your ELog system?


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Unassigned Driving Time - Manage or Be Managed

If you aren't reviewing unassigned events, the number of events will increase significantly.


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3 Electronic Log Audits Every Fleet Should Do

Stop future log violations by having auditors verify and discuss elog violations with drivers.


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Overcoming The Driver Shortage

Get tips on attracting new people and hiring the right drivers.


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3 Ways to Use ELDs to Improve Driver Performance

Improving the performance of your drivers is one way to improve your bottom line. Easy to say, hard to do.


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What Surprises Can you Expect in Roadcheck 2018 Data?

Expect that the “norm” to change this year. This was the first Roadcheck in which the majority of drivers had elogs.