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The FMCSA Mandate Requiring ELDs Has Gone Into Effect

The FMCSA Mandate which requires electronic logging devices (ELDs) by drivers currently required to prepare HOS records of duty status (RODS) has launched.

From the FMCSA Website:

The Electronic Logging Devices and Hours-of-Service Supporting Documents Rule (ELD Rule) is intended to make it easier and faster to accurately track, manage, and share records of duty status (RODS) data.

The rule applies to most carriers and drivers who are required to maintain RODS.

The ELD Rule:

  • Specifies who is covered by the rule and the rule’s exceptions.
  • Includes a phased implementation timeline to give carriers and drivers time to comply.
  • Simplifies the requirements for retaining supporting documents to verify time.
  • Includes procedural changes to address driver harassment by a motor carrier.
  • Prohibits ELDs from certain operations in order to limit driver harassment by a motor carrier.
  • Provides for ELDs to be certified and then listed on an FMCSA website:
  • Includes technical specifications to ensure ELDs are standardized and compliant.
  • Includes provisions to help prevent data tampering and harassment of drivers.
  • Creates standard data displays and data transfer processes, making it easier to demonstrate compliance and faster to share RODS with safety officials.

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GPS Fleet Tracking Software – What Would Your ROI Be?

Managing a fleet is becoming a costly business due to rising costs and a declining economy. If you’re among the thousands of businesses who have been struggling to increase efficiency and decrease costs, then look no further than Pedigree’s Fleet Management. Many fleets are starting to utilize new technologies to cut costs in areas that were never possible before.

However, if you haven’t made the switch then you are probably under the misconception that fleet tracking systems are too costly and not worth the time or money to implement. We have found the opposite is true. Once fleets make the switch they see such a rapid ROI that they wish they’d implemented a system long ago.

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Simple Steps to Boost Construction Equipment Safety

Across the country there are 6.5 million construction workers at over 250,000 job sites on any given day. With all those workers and heavy equipment operating, there are bound to be injuries and accidents. For many construction companies, maintaining a safe work environment and ensuring workers follow proper procedures is essential to remain competitive.

Whether its major policy changes or bringing attention to small details, ensuring construction equipment safety can help your job site stay up and running at all times.

Getting On and Off Equipment

Getting on and off equipment is the number one cause of injury for machine operators in the construction industry. Workers are jumping off machines from great heights and trying to climb on them while moving, which can lead to slips and falls. All of these situations can easily be avoided if proper measures are taken.
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