When and How to Use Personal Conveyance

Personal Conveyance, Trucking, Safety, Personal Use, Compliance, Fleet Management, FMCSA

One of the most misunderstood and misused features of ELDs is the allowance of Personal Conveyance, often noticed as PC.

Before we dive into the meaning and common questions about PC, there are two questions you should ask yourself to help determine if you are following part 395 of the regulations :

What to do when your ELD Malfunctions

Trucking, Safety, ELD, FMCSA, Fleet Management

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).