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Canada's ELD Mandate: Get Started with Compliance Today
The Canadian ELD mandate has a new enforcement date. Here's what you need to know so you're prepared for January 1, 2023.
Encompass — A Journey of Compliance Innovation
The J. J. Keller® Encompass® Fleet Management System is celebrating 20 years of fleet management in 2022! Take a look at our exciting new enhancements.
Making The Most of Your Roadside Inspection Data
Your effort to dig deep into your roadside inspection data has enormous payoffs. Here's how it's done.
New DOT Rules for Mounting Tech Hardware on Windshield
The FMCSA announced changes to its windshield obstruction rule. Here's what you need to know when the changes take place on May 6, 2022.
2021 FMCSA Audits Year in Review
In 2021, 95% of FMCSA audits resulted in violations. Here's what they found, and how your fleet can prevent these issues.
FMCSA Definition of Yard Move Coming Soon
New guidance is expected soon on the FMCSA's definition of a yard move.
Do I Have to Audit My Drivers' Hours-of-Service Logs?
Showing that you have adequate controls in place for hours of service requires exceptional documentation and recordkeeping.
The Game Changer — Using Dash Cams to Coach Drivers
Driver coaching is the foundation of any top-tier performance management program. Here are four aspects of successful driver coaching.
Vehicle Tracking is a Safety Management Control
Learn how vehicle tracking GPS technology supports 5 important FMCSA safety management controls.
Preparing Your Fleet for Success in 2022
2022 is shaping up to be another challenging year in the trucking industry. Motor carriers can find success in 2022 by using the following best practices.
3G Network Sunset: The Impact To Your Operation
Canada's ELD Mandate: Where Do We Stand?
Canada's ELD compliance date is just seven months away. Here's the latest news on the mandate and what fleets need to do now to prepare for full compliance.
Top Recordkeeping FAQs on CMV Vehicle Inspections and Maintenance
Commercial vehicle inspections are critical to highway safety. Here are the top FAQs about what inspection and maintenance records you're required to keep.
Truck Driver Performance — Prepping for Difficult One-on-Ones
Difficult conversations are an essential aspect of managing people. Here's how to practice and prepare for driver one-on-one meetings.
The New DOT Medical Exam Form for CMV Drivers
The FMCSA recently issued a new version of the Medical Examination Report Form. Here's what you need to know.
Attacking Inefficiency and Improving Service with ELDs
The benefits of an ELD extend well beyond just hours of service. Here are 5 ways to use your ELD for maximum productivity.
Embracing the Values of Safety Through Policies and Procedures
Don't Underestimate the Value of the Driver Interview
Interviewing driver applicants in person is a best practice. Here are some quick tips to help the interview process go smoothly.
Beating Fleet Manager Stress
Compliance challenges, tight timelines and lean resources can result in overwhelming stress for a fleet manager. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
5 Best Practices for Managing OOS Vehicles
Are you proactively managing the defective vehicles you've had to remove from service? Here are some best practices to consider.
Supporting Documents — A Day in the Life
Do you know the five types of supporting documents? Walk through an example of how to properly use each of them.
Last Minute Driver Prep for Canada's ELD Mandate
Here are a few last-minute pointers for you and your drivers as you roll out your ELD program to comply with Canada's ELD mandate.
Get Familiar with Canadian ELD Mandate Terms
Learn about some important differences between the Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate and the U.S. mandate.
'Debunking' Team Driver Myths
Drivers can easily hear a lot of fiction when it comes to the team driving rules. Our experts answer the top five questions about team driving.