In 1978, Simon Nora and Alain Minc coined a term, the reach of which they likely never predicted. In their book, L’informatisation de la Societe, (translated, The Computerization of Society), Nora and Minc introduced a concept that married the practices of computer use with the science of telecommunications1. Over the years, this concept of telematics,
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The “Good Old Days” of Dispatch and Delivery

Remember the good old days of dispatch? You know: when you weren’t sure if a driver who was two hours late reporting in was lost, in a wreck, or on his way to Vegas in the company truck; when you spent time trying to interpret handwritten log books (“is that a 1 or a 7?”);
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Electronic Logging: Is Your Fleet HOS Compliant?

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  • May 11, 2016
  • by Chris Posey
  • compliance, electronic logging device, hours of service,
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This post is the second of two addressing ELD/hours of service (HOS) compliance. Read the first post: Are You ELD Ready? Driver fatigue is a serious concern for commercial drivers and fleet managers alike. According to the Transportation Research Board, between 400 and 800 fatalities occur each year that are a result of fatigued drivers
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Are You ELD Ready?

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  • May 3, 2016
  • by Chris Posey
  • compliance, electronic logging device, hours of service,
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In December 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of a Final Rule aimed at improving roadway safety by employing technology to strengthen commercial truck and bus drivers’ compliance with Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. The rule mandates the use of an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) that
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