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PMTC to discuss marijuana, sleep apnea, ELD’s

February 22, 2017 by sehui

MILTON, ON – Marijuana in the workplace, sleep apnea, and Electronic Logging Device mandates will be the subject of the Private Motor Truck Council’s (PMTC’s) next regional seminar being held May 17 in Calgary, Alberta.

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The complete story on ELDs

October 25, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

Are you ready for Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)? Learn everything you need to know in this special section, drawing on our recent coverage of the regulations, technology, operational issues, telematics and more.

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Benefits of ELDs outweigh costs 2:1, Transport Canada says

October 25, 2016 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – Transport Canada has determined that the benefits of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) essentially double the related costs, according to a newly released Cost-Benefit Analysis.

The analysis examined two scenarios – a mandate for all federally regulated carriers, and one that excluded vehicles that would already have to meet a pending U.S. mandate for the devices.

The analysis “confirms the significant net benefit from an ELD mandate and dispels some of the myths about ELDs that are out there,” said David Bradley, CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, which released the results.

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IN PRINT — ELDs Part 3: Inside the Black Boxes

August 11, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

If you’re prone to anxiety when facing a wide variety of choice, such as when you’re buying a pair of shoes or a candy bar, consider asking someone else in the fleet to spec’ an Electronic Logging Device (ELD). There are more than 25 suppliers in the space now; by this time next year that number is expected to swell fourfold.

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J. J. Keller ELD Device

February 19, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

J. J. Keller says that its E-Log tool will require only minor software updates to comply with the coming FMCSA electronic logging device rule

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Questions About Electronic Logging? Check This Out.

April 29, 2015 by sehui

DALLAS — As regulators move closer to requiring controversial electronic logging devices for most trucks operating in both U.S. and Canada, a new online resource is available to people who have questions about the devices and the rules. ELDfacts.com has been started by the fleet management services provider Omnitracs LLC, in anticipation of the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandate slated for a September release. The regulations are expected to take effect sometime later.