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How Accurate Is FMCSA's List of Registered ELDs?

You'd think someone at DOT could spend a couple days checking out the ELD device list. That's exactly what HDT Editor-in-Chief Deborah Lockridge did and what she found was less than encouraging.

Distracted Driving in a Connected World

The problem of distracted driving is not new, but as technology increasingly becomes a big part of life in the workplace, fleets need to put policies in place to prevent it.

Strategies to Minimize Driver Distraction

One accident can make a huge impact on a company’s bottom line, which is why safety policies are critical. A major component of fleet safety is the challenge of distracted drivers.

Infographic: Tablet Use in Utilities

For field workers in the utility industry, this infographic provides insight on how tablets are used and where the industry is heading in using this mobile technology.

June 29, 2007: A Seminal Day in the History of Fleet

Significant dates in the history of fleet management, which ushered the start of profound change in the industry, include: Oct. 16, 1973 - The first OPEC oil embargo, which completely altered the types of vehicles driven by fleets and August 12, 1981 - IBM’s launch of its first desktop computer, which expanded computerization beyond the IT department to the desktop of every fleet manager. In future years, a new milestone date will be recognized - June 29, 2007.