carmalink updates: v5.0 release notes

ELD, Cameras, CarmaLink, Features, Updates

 
CarmaLink just rolled out some new and exciting features, so I'm here to quickly let you know about each one of them.

Street Addresses for Everyone
We now include street address information in the CarmaLink website, along with the Daily email report.

Short Haul Exemption

ELD, Fleet Management, Trucking, Short Haul, Exemption, Mobile Workforce

Are you running a short haul and concerned about HOS (hours of service) and how the ELD mandate may or may not apply to you?

What to do when your ELD Malfunctions

ELD, Fleet Management, FMCSA, Safety, Trucking

It's early in the morning, you are about to start your shift driving and want to get started on the deliveries for the day. An hour into your drive your ELD stops working, you've tried turning it off and back on but no luck what do you do?

Making the switch from AOBRD to ELD

AOBRD, DOT, ELD, FMCSA, Hours of Service, Roadside Inspection

Many fleet owners are in the same position, the setup they have been using for years is not going to be legal after the end of next year and are looking at what their options are. Making the change from older style AOBRD to the new ELD may seem like a leap, but most people find it is more of a step if you know what the changes mean for your drivers.

The differences between the systems are fewer than you might imagine and it really is the details that can cause most of your pains.


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CSA Severity Weights for ELD Violations

Compliance, CSA, DOT, ELD, FMCSA, Safety Score

Severity weights have been assigned to electronic logging device (ELD) violations that will effect a driver's or motor carrier's safety profile score (CSA).

DOT Inspections in the era of ELD

DOT, ELD, eRODS, FMCSA, Roadside Inspection

Knowing what you have in terms of ELD and how it works is paramount if you want to get through a DOT roadside inspection. Here are a few quick tips.

Staying ELD Compliant after April

AOBRD, DVIR, ELD, eRODS, FMCSA, Hours of Service