Hours of Service

Keep Truckin introduces new app to save drivers waiting time

Drivers can avoid long waits at warehouses with Facility Insight app Keep Truckin has recently released a great new app as part of their electronic logging devices. Facility Insights is designed to show wait times at 60,000, and growing, different sites. Keep Truckin uses a huge database, (6.7 million unique visits for a six-month [...]

2019-10-06T02:35:58+00:00October 6th, 2019|ELD, Tid bits|

FMCSA announces proposal to change hours of service rules

New proposal gives drivers more flexibility After much demand from the transportation industry the FMCSA has announced that they are putting forth a proposal to amend the existing hours of service rule. These new rules would allow for greater flexibility for drivers with rests and time in a sleeper berth. The 5 major changes [...]

2019-09-10T04:21:58+00:00September 10th, 2019|Hours of Service|

ELD Mandate Enforcement in New York Ceases

The State of New York is Stopping ELD Enforcement in Wake of OOIDA Lawsuit The state of New York is ceasing to enforce the ELD mandate upon the filing of a lawsuit from the Owner-Operators Independent Drivers Association. OOIDA is basing its lawsuit on the fact that the state has failed to incorporate the [...]

2019-01-08T21:44:08+00:00January 8th, 2019|ELD, Hours of Service|

HOS Reform listening session

Hours of Service Reform Those that drive heavy commercial vehicles now have a chance to have their say on one of the most critical pieces of legislation in their daily lives. Hours of Service. The FMCSA is inviting the public to its second listening session on Hours of Service reform. They are seeking [...]

ELD waiver extended for Livestock Haulers Until September 2019

Congress puts forth bill to extend the livestock ELD exemption The U.S. Senate has passed a bill allowing livestock and agricultural haulers to keep paper logs until the end of September 2019. However, this bill needs some work before becoming finalized. Over the next two months, the House will have to work out the [...]

2018-08-14T18:30:58+00:00August 15th, 2018|ELD, Hours of Service, US Regulations|

New Guidance Regarding Personal Conveyance in the ELD Hours of Service Rule

 The FMSCA has provided further instruction on what counts as personal conveyance and what does not. The FMCSA has just released guidance and clarification in response to the widespread concern and comments submitted in response to the ELD mandate that came into effect December 17, 2017. Carriers, companies, and associations wanted further information in [...]

2018-06-04T22:00:35+00:00June 5th, 2018|Hours of Service, US Regulations|

OOIDA Pushes for Small Business ELD Exemption

Small trucking businesses may be given a reprieve from the ELD mandate. Small businesses may be spared from the FMCSA’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate.  The Owner Operator Independent Driver Association (OOIDA) has requested that small trucking businesses be exempt, providing the business has a safety rating above “unsatisfactory”. If the proposal gets approved, [...]

Canadian ELD Mandate: What you need to know

Will ELD's become mandatory in Canada too? With ELD’s now mandatory in the United States, Transport Canada is putting together a draft bill on making ELD’s mandatory in Canada as well. The provinces have yet to sign off on a finalized bill, but it is in the works to come into effect in 2019. [...]

2018-01-11T18:16:49+00:00January 11th, 2018|Canada, Canadian Regulations, Hours of Service|

Update on ELD Mandate: ELD Exemptions and Ease of Transition

*UPDATED* August 10, 2018 As the ELD mandate looms closer, it has left many drivers and carriers wondering where they stand. Various industry’s in the world of trucking are applying for waivers and exemptions from the mandate that will come into effect December 18, 2017. Many companies are concerned that this one size fits [...]

2018-08-10T20:14:45+00:00December 7th, 2017|Hours of Service, United States|

PSTC Partners with KeepTruckin

ELD and GPS Solutions in One Box Your decision on how to manage your trucking fleet just got a lot easier.  Peter Suess Transportation Consultants are proud to announce their new partnership with KeepTruckin.  KeepTruckin is the leading provider of DOT and FMCSA-approved-and-compliant electronic logs for truck drivers, motor coach bus drivers and oil gas [...]

2016-12-08T16:56:38+00:00December 7th, 2016|Drivers, Fuel Taxes, Hours of Service, Uncategorized|