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It's hard to deny that electronic logging devices have had an effect on the trucking industry in the short time since they were mandated, but it might not be in the ways you'd expect. HDT File Image

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Despite Full ELD Enforcement, Truck Capacity Increased

It's hard to deny that electronic logging devices have had an effect on the trucking industry in the short time since they were mandated, but it might not be in the ways you'd expect.

Photo of 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans by Paul Clinton.

News

Mercedes-Benz Details 2019 Sprinter's Telematics Offering

Mercedes-Benz will offer eight factory telematics packages with its third-generation 2019 Sprinter that allow fleet managers to better track preventive maintenance, routing, and driver behavior with the full-size van, the company has announced.

Information from this predictive data integration enables fleet managers and dispatchers to determine if a driver’s route needs to be adjusted or cancelled altogether. (Image courtesy of Teletrac Navman)

Products

DIRECTOR Weather

Teletrac Navman announced DIRECTOR Weather, a new API integration powered by Weather Telematics.

The foundation includes event-triggered onboard cameras from SmartDrive that face inside the truck cab, and outwards to the road, along with an ongoing driver safety coaching program. (Photo courtesy of Penske)

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Penske Logistics Adds Video-Based Safety Program

Penske Logistics is introducing the next generation of truck fleet safety technology through a video-based safety program in more than 2,800 of its heavy-duty trucks across the company’s North America operations.

Photo illustration courtesy of Fleet Complete.

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Fleet Complete Developing Fleet Management Platform for GM Vehicles

Toronto-based telematics provider Fleet Complete will develop a connected fleet management software platform for OnStar-equipped General Motors vehicles under a new partnership with the manufacturer, the company has announced.

Verizon Connect’s executive leadership team includes (L–R) Chief Marketing Officer Jay Jaffin, Chief Technology Officer Peter Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer Andrés Irlando, and Senior Vice President of Product Strategy Jason Koch.

Articles

Verizon Connect Unifies Telematics Platforms

Verizon Connect unifies three leading telematics providers on a single platform that offers a wide range of compelling and ‘future-proof’ solutions, services, and features to commercial fleet customers.

Holman Insurance incorporates real-time data into its service offerings, which it believes portrays a more accurate image of a fleet’s current risk. (Photo courtesy of Holman Insurance)

Articles

How Holman Is Redefining Insurance for Fleets

Holman Insurance’s new program combines its in-house risk expertise with technology and fleet management experience to enhance the company’s role of advising and consulting fleets in the area of insurance.

Videos

Video: Verizon Connect's Workforce - A Field Service Product

Verizon Connect announced the launch of Workforce at The Work Truck Show 2018 in Indianapolis. Verizon Connect CMO Jay Jaffin explains the field service product designed specifically for the needs of fleet managers and fleet-based business owners. Read the full story here.

No ELD? Drivers can now be put out of service. Photo: Fleetmatics

News

Truck Drivers Operating Without ELD May Now be Put Out of Service

Now that the April 1 "hard enforcement" deadline has passed on the electronic logging device mandate, property-carrying commercial motor vehicle drivers operating their vehicle without a required registered electronic logging device or a grandfathered automatic on-board recording device will be placed out of service for 10 hours, according to CVSA.

Schilli fleet managers recognize the critical role driver coaching plays in reducing risk and preventing collisions. Since adopting the SmartDrive program the fleet has already seen a reduction in collisions. Photo: Schilli Corp.

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Schilli Corp. Adopts Video-Based Fleet Safety Program

Schilli has deployed the SmartDrive program across its entire fleet of more than 300 vehicles across all five of its operating companies.

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