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Derive Hires Executives to Grow Fleet Business

Derive Systems has hired Erica Fine as director of strategic sales for enterprise and Bob Bowe as senior director of business development to lead fleet sales and strategy, the company announced.

Derek Barrs, Florida’s chief of commercial vehicle enforcement, asked for a show of hands among the state enforcement people in the room if they were ready for the ELD mandate. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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ELD Violations Won't Count Against CSA Scores During Transition Period

Federal officials have taken another step to make the transition to mandatory electronic devices less painful. If drivers are cited at roadside for not complying with the ELD rule come the Dec. 18 deadline, the citation will be a “no points cite” that will not affect the Safety Measurement System that feeds into CSA scores – until April 1.

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10 Telematics Trends in 2018 and Beyond

As telematics continues to evolve and expand, fleet managers, business owners, and drivers are benefiting from new benefits and functionality.

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Telematics Helps Reduce Collisions and Claims

Fleet managers are using telematics to provide driver-specific training, minimize the frequency and severity of collisions and claims, and improve their overall safety scores.

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How Far Can Predictive Analytics Take Us?

Predictive analytics is a fleet-management tool that uses data collected by telematics systems to identify the early-warning signs that could lead to collisions and breakdowns.

Illustration courtesy of GettyImages.com/Askold Romanov.

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The ELD Mandate: Your Fleet Checklist

The federal electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has entered the implementation phase. Learn what you need to know to meet the deadline and the role telematics can play in automating ELD compliance.

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Swedish Telematics Startup Automile Raises $34M

Automile has developed a vehicle tracker that allows customers to collect data on mileage, trips, and routes.

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LeasePlan to Offer MapAnything Apps for Fleet Telematics

LeasePlan USA will roll out a telematics offering to fleets under a new partnership with geo-productivity software provider MapAnything that will offer integration of contact management, OnStar, and an electronic logging device application, according to the fleet management company.

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More Than Half of Small Fleets Not ELD Compliant

With less than six weeks until the Dec. 18 deadline for fleets to install mandatory electronic logging devices, it looks like there will still be a lot of smaller fleets who will be at risk for citations and fines – or who will give up on the industry altogether.

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DonlenDriver Mobile App Adds Telematics Function

Donlen has added a telematics functionality to its mobile app offering, designed to improve safety and provide drivers with a way to view telematics data.

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