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ELD Data Diagnostics Events
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ELD Data Diagnostics Events

ELD devices regularly examines its compliance with ELD technical requirements and detect data inconsistencies related to power, data synchronization, missing data, timing, positioning, data recording, data transfer and unidentified driver records requirements. Visual indicators are also sent to the drivers during the event of data diagnostic and remains effective until...
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ELD Malfunctions
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ELD Malfunctions

ELD devices has a mechanism of self-monitoring its compliance with ELD technical requirements. The devices monitor its compliance on regular basis and detect malfunctions related to power, data synchronization, missing data, timing, positioning, data recording and data transfer. Record of each malfunction is maintained with its “malfunction cleared” event in...
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Agriculture Exemptions
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Agriculture Exemptions

As per 49 CFR § 395.1(k), drivers transporting agriculture commodities (including livestock, bees, fiber, non-processed food and any other commodity defined under § 395.2) within 150 air- mile radius from the source of the commodities are exempt from HOS rules during planting and harvesting periods, as determined by each state. It...
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How to Switch to ELD?
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How to Switch to ELD?

  As per FMCSA regulations, starting December 16, 2019, all motor carriers and drivers currently using AOBRDs must switch to ELDs. How to upgrade? The upgrade is simple and free. Call or e-mail us when you are ready to upgrade before December 16,2019. AikSphere’ s AOBRD devices are ELD compatible....
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Rolling Cycle
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Rolling Cycle

A rolling/floating means as you move to the next day without a 34/36 hour reset, every day you regain the hours from the beginning of the cycle. For the 60/7 cycle, this means that on the Day 8, the driver would regain on-duty hours that were spent 8 days back...
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Impact of Telematics on Trucking Insurance Rates
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Impact of Telematics on Trucking Insurance Rates

Getting trucking insurance is more complicated than getting home and auto insurance. A good insurance will protect you from loses arising from vehicles and cargo. It is important to be knowledgeable of transportation insurance coverage in respect to geographical area, type of cargo, insured amount, and what type of systems...
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Difference Between Yard Move and Personal Use
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Difference Between Yard Move and Personal Use

What is Yard Move? A yard can be defined as operator’s own terminals or it could be a customer’s yard, a drop yard, a receiver’s facility, any other similar location or facility. FMCSA has categorized yard moves as a special driving condition. When/How to use it? Yard Move is used...
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Preparing for Audits
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Preparing for Audits

The facility audit is a “risk based” assessment of the elements known to cause or contribute to commercial motor vehicle collision, and to reduce their livelihood by Ministry of Transportation (MTO). Purpose of Audit The purpose of the Facility Audit is to examine the safety – management controls are properly...
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Switching from AOBRD to ELD?
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Switching from AOBRD to ELD?

Although the ELD mandate went into effective on December 18, 2017 but FMSCA’s regulation have pushed the deadline of implementing ELD for automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRD) users (fleets) until December 16, 2019. When is the right time to switch? The fleet owners should switch sooner than waiting until the...
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Fleet Tracking
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Fleet Tracking

Whenever we come across term fleet tracking, we simply picture it as system providing the information about the location of the vehicle. Tracking technology is far more powerful than just tracking the vehicles. It can serve as an effective and affordable tool by fleet owners to excel in business and...
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Split Sleep
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Split Sleep

  10 consecutive off hours can be split into two rest periods of 8 and 2 hours. Purpose Provides flexibility to the drivers in regards to their shift hours. Requirements No more than 2 rest periods. At least 8 consecutive hours in sleep. 2 consecutive off hours These two hours...
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30 Min Break Rule (Off Duty Break)
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30 Min Break Rule (Off Duty Break)

  What does rule state? 30 consecutive minutes of break is required: To start before 8 hours are completed of on-duty from last off duty To start before 8 hours are completed of on-duty from last 30 mins break     Example 1: In this example, the driver was on-duty...
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16 Hour Short Haul Exception
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16 Hour Short Haul Exception

  Short haul drivers are given special exemption allowing them to remain on-duty for 16 hours instead of 14 hours by FMCSA. Though the allowed driving hours a day remain 11 hours. The exemption is granted to decrease HOS violation as these drivers might speed or drive recklessly in order...
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SHORT HAUL
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SHORT HAUL

100 mile exception A CDL driver who operates within 100 miles radius of reporting work location are exempted from paper log book and e-log Conditions 11 hours of driving 12 hours of on-duty Must return to work location everyday At least 10 consecutive hours off-duty No record of duty status...
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ELD Mandate in Canada
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ELD Mandate in Canada

Electronic logging devices (ELD) record driver’s hours of service (HOS) directly from the truck’s ECM. ELD’s have proved to be a major break through for the transportation industry in North America after mandate enforced by FMCSA since December 2017 Expedited enforcement of ELD in Canada Currently, the Canadian Council of...
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16 Hour Rule
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16 Hour Rule

What is 16 hour rule in Canada? 16 hour rule states that a Work shift can be extended to 16 hours To understand this rule, first we need to know the meaning of the following terms: - Elapsed time: Elapsed time is simply the time between two points. As an...
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Adverse Driving
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Adverse Driving

Considering the safety of the drivers during the extreme weather conditions such as snow, fog, sleet, etc., a relief is provided to the drivers by the government in the form of two additional hours for Driving in the U.S. The driver is able to drive for 13 hours instead of...
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Driver Vehicle Inspections- Safety Practice
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Driver Vehicle Inspections- Safety Practice

All drivers must prepare a driver vehicle inspection report (DVIR) for each vehicle operated by them and must submit these reports as per FMCSA. Submission of these reports does not relieve the Motor Carrier company from any effects on the safety of the Motor vehicle. All drivers must certify their...
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Common ELD violations
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Common ELD violations

Failed to add Shipping Document Number Any document which directs towards the movement of cargo must be mentioned in driver’s electronic logs as per FMCSA. Examples of such documents are manifests, invoices, trip reports, order numbers, bill of lading etc. These documents are required by FMCSA to verify the on...
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Auto Readings in ELD (Electronic Logging Device)
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Auto Readings in ELD (Electronic Logging Device)

  All ELD’s compliant with FMCSA record some information automatically. These entries in driver’s record of duty status cannot be tampered with or edited. Some of the information automatically generated are: Date Time Location Engine hours (Engine start up and Shut down) Driver’s information- Identification, authentication of user Identification of...
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