The PC in Hours of Service

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When most people think of PC, they think political correctness, but in the world of Hours-of-Service (HOS), PC means “personal conveyance.” It can be a vague topic, because there is no rule governing it, only guidance on what it is and how it can be used.

Violations Stink: 5 Tips To Avoid Them

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Tip 1: Maintain your vehicle and its appearance, keep it clean. A dirty truck can be a sign to officials that you don’t care about maintaining your vehicle, so failing to keep your truck clean can be a red flag and increase the chances of getting pulled over. Getting pulled over will cost you time and increase the chances of getting further violations.

Zonar Installs It’s 300,000th Telematics Unit at Butler Machinery

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Seattle, Wash. – Zonar recently achieved the milestone of fielding 300,000 telematics units with an implementation at Butler Machinery in Fargo, N.D.
“This marks a milestone in our company’s 13-year history,” said Mike McQuade, co-founder at Zonar. “Our company is built on

Integrally Synchronized?

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FMCSA has a new proposed rule mandating Electronics Logging Devices (ELDs) for some drivers. One of the requirements is for an ELD to be “integrally synchronized” with the vehicle’s engine. What does that mean?

What’s a G Worth Anyway?

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The world of cellular connectivity is filled with confusing terminology: 2G, 3G, 4G, and the alphabet soup of LTE, GSM, CDMA, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS.