Freight / Commercial Trucking
Personal Conveyance Best Practices
Drivers may use personal conveyance once they’re relieved from all work and responsibilities.
Fundamentals of fleet management
Fleet management is the administrative process of overseeing fleet operations.
Zonar OTAir™ for freight - Cummins DIY engine update
Mind your inspections: Freight Trucks
Consider this your guide to the flow of areas and components operators should check to ensure their equipment is in good working order.
Keep your fleet nimble to keep up
These past weeks have been an exercise in logistic agility for commercial fleets. Carriers and drivers have been forced to rapidly adapt to changing demands for goods.
Top 6 ELD Exemptions
So who, exactly, is exempt from the ELD mandate? Below are the top six exemptions.
FMCSA updates its HoS Final Rule
The FMCSA has published its new Hours-of-Service Final Rule to increase safety by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Stay current with COVID-19 and the industry.
To help you stay up to speed on quickly changing regulations due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
5 Zonar resources you may not know about
Have what you need to make the most of your Zonar solution? Read about some resources and tools that could help your fleet run more smoothly and safely.
Infographic: How fleet gamification helps you retain drivers
Fleet gamification helps you retain drivers without relying on financial incentives. Better performing drivers create better performing fleets.
Keep fuel theft from draining your bottom line
Infographic: CVSA Brake Safety Week
In 2018, the large truck and bus fatality rate grew. Properly inspecting each vehicle's brakes prevent accidents and saves lives.
Use Smart Fleet Technology to Retain Your Drivers
Where DVIR and eDVIR stop, EVIR ensures compliance
Imagine knowing your fleet inspections are being performed properly—every time. How would it feel, knowing all i’s are dotted, all t’s are crossed?
Get to know fleet gamification
A three-part series, in which we explain what fleet gamification is, who’s using it and how you can implement it to make your drivers safer and more efficient.
Top 6 unsafe driving behaviors Infographic
In July 2019, commercial law enforcement officers issued tens of thousands of citations and warnings for common unsafe driving behaviors.
Proposed HOS Rule Changes - What You Need to Know
How Key Differences in the Canadian ELD Affect You
Help your drivers fight highway hypnosis
Most drivers know the risks of distracted driving and falling asleep behind the wheel. Highway hypnosis is just as dangerous.
Tracking Fuel Efficiency and Driver Behavior with ZFuel™
Save Lives. Teach Your Drivers to Slow Down
When commercial drivers speed, they do more than jeopardize lives. They also leave the companies, organizations and agencies that hired them open to liability.
The Latest on the Canadian ELD Mandate
The Canadian ELD rule closely mirrors the U.S. ELD rule. However, just because your fleet is ELD certified in the U.S. doesn’t mean it will be in Canada.
What to look for in an ELD provider
Choosing the right provider with the right solution sets you up for success.
Considerations for Your Transition to ELD
6 Things to Look for in a Telematics Provider
Smart fleet management is an investment, in more ways than upfront costs.
How Video and Gamification Can Improve Driver Performance
Infographic: Stay Safe on the Road This July 4th
5 tips from a former truck driver to stay safe on the road.
ROI for Real-Time Driver Coaching
The Era of ELD: What Law Enforcement is Looking For
Safe Driving, Use Caution at Every Turn
With truck driving comes risk and the responsibility to drive safely.
Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspection Tips
Tips for pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections to help prevent citations.
The ELD Mandate: Year One in Review
Innovations in Driver Training: The Shift to a Coaching Approach
The Fleet Manager's Checklist: The Final Countdown for AOBRDs
Zonar's checklist helps fleet managers easily navigate the transition from AOBRDs to ELD compliance.
Why Waiting to Implement Electronic Logging Devices Hurts Your Business
Many small carriers thought it was prudent to wait until the lawsuit was decided. As of October 31, 2016, the Federal mandate was upheld unanimously by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
State Trooper Confidential: What to Know About Roadside Inspections
When drivers look in their rear view mirror and spot a state patrol vehicle, they probably imagine potential scenarios that could take place.
Top 10 Most Dangerous Roads in the US for Truck Drivers
According to data from the USDOT over the past four years, these are the most accident heavy roads for truck drivers.
The Transportation Triple Threat
Q&A on the ELD Mandate with Fred Fakkema, Vice President of Compliance at Zonar
Zonar has positioned itself to be the leading ELD provider by participating in the conversation and development of the mandate
The Misunderstood Exception to the ELD Rule: The 100 Air-Mile Radius
Avoid millions lost due to downtime for failed roadside inspections
The financial hit due to missing obvious problems like flat tires and windshield damage during daily inspections is inexcusable
Improving Driver Behavior to Maximize Fuel Economy
According to the American Trucking Association, over 70% of all the freight tonnage moved in the U.S. goes on trucks.
From Connected Trucks/Fleets to Smart Fleet Management
When you say "connected fleet", it invokes ideas of driverless trucks spanning the nation's highways communicating with each other and the highway infrastructure.
Beat the Heat: How Zonar Can Help Fleets Remain Safe and Efficient This Summer
Summer is about more than just time off from school and work, beaches, beers and hotdogs. It's also about long weekends, vacations and road trips.
ELD Mandate Infographic
As of Dec. 18, 2017, drivers are required to use an Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) or Automatic Onboard Recording Devices (AOBRDs) to record hours of service.
The Ultimate ELD Survival Guide