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ELD Solution Spotlight

To help you navigate the abundance of ELD solution providers, Work Truck magazine assembled a solution spotlight with details and information on several options.

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Improving Truck Ergonomics for Driver Safety

OSHA regs require an employer to provide a workplace (which includes upfitted work vehicles) free from recognized hazards. The best way to make a work truck fleet more ergonomic is to proactively identify and rectify potential issues.

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14 Things You Need to Know Before ELDs Become Mandatory

Come Dec. 17, the paper logbooks that truck drivers have been required to use to track their hours of work and rest since the 1930s will be history for interstate trucking operations. Here are 14 things you need to know before that day arrives.

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Taking Action: Getting Prepared for the ELD Mandate

Taking action to ensure on-time compliance with the upcoming ELD mandate is important. Here are 10 steps fleet managers can take to be fully compliant by the December deadline.

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Top Questions About the ELD Mandate

The basics of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will help you determine if further research and compliance are needed.

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All About the ELD Mandate

From the basics regarding compliance to details regarding costs and benefits, everything the vocational truck fleet manager needs to know about the upcoming deadline for the ELD mandate is shared.

Belly strapping: The lower stack of this load was secured before the top stack was placed aboard and tied down. There are more than enough straps to satisfy safety and regulatory demands. Photos: Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

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Cargo Securement: What You Need to Know

Securing loads is a matter of safety and good business. If a piece of cargo is damaged because it shifts or falls off a trailer, the carrier and driver won’t be paid because the load didn’t get delivered, and someone could get hurt or killed.

Camera-based safety systems offer monitoring, analytical and training benefits, say providers. Photo: MiX Telematics

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Video-Based Safety Systems: Worth A Closer Look?

Fleets may be wise to check out the latest technological advances in video-based driver safety systems.

Whether walking or driving, traction aids such as Traction Magic can help prevent slips, falls, or accidents. (Image courtesy of Traction Magic)

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Tips to Prevent Slips

With snowy weather overtaking much of the U.S. right now, ensure fleet drivers stay safe and slip free both while driving and when getting to and from their vehicles.

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Work Truck Commemorates 10th Anniversary

From the push to “go green” to new-vehicle launches to mergers and acquisitions, the past decade has been covered in full by the No. 1 vocational truck magazine.

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Fleet Cargo Security Benchmarking Research Results

See how your fleet cargo security and asset management strategies measure up with fleet managers across the nation.


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