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Here at DriveELD we created a blog with the goal of answering the ELD questions of drivers and carriers and creating material to help them out as much as possible. If you have an ELD question you want us to answer, call 1-866-623-7483 or Contact Us.

What you need to know about the 2020 HOS updates.

It’s that time of the year! Hours of service (HOS) updates are being released again, and this time we think that drivers will like most of the changes being made. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is leaving room for more flexibility with HOS,...

DriveELD Partners with HD Fleet

As always, the DriveELD team has been working behind the scenes to make sure our customers have the smoothest experience possible, both in and out of the truck. Now, we are excited to announce our partnership with HD Fleet. HD Fleet is an all-encompassing GPS and...

DriveELD is Here to Help

So far, 2020 has not been an easy year financially for most people and businesses alike. Many trucking and logistics companies have been forced to halt operations indefinitely, while some have shuttered for good. Among those companies that are closing is VDO Roadlog,...

DriveELD COVID-19 update

Right now, the U.S., and the rest of the world, is taking on one of the biggest crises it’s had to deal with in recent history. Over one-third of the world’s population is under lockdown, U.S. Congress approved a $2 trillion emergency bill, most businesses are closed...

What is hotshot trucking?

A lot of people in the trucking industry will use the term “hotshot trucking,” without much context or explanation behind it. What is hotshot trucking? Well, put simply, it’s a type of trucking that generally carries smaller and more time-sensitive materials. If...

Levels of Inspection

As a driver, there are many different kinds of inspections to be aware of and ready for at any time. In this blog, we detail every kind of inspection a driver can encounter and what it means for them. Here are the eight different levels of inspection, as stated by the...

Am I exempt from using an ELD?

For the most part, truck drivers are bound to complying to the ELD mandate for the foreseeable future. However, there are some exemptions to the ELD mandate, which are explained below. It is important to note that even though some may not need an ELD, they still need...

What you need to know for the Canadian ELD Mandate

The Canadian ELD mandate is on its way, and it’s time for drivers and carriers in Canada to start looking ahead to how that will affect them. The official date that every non-exempt driver must comply to the ELD mandate is set for June 2021. The Canadian mandate’s...

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