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November 22, 2017

Fleetmatics to Move to New Dublin HQ

Fleetmatics will relocate its employees to a new campus-style headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, by the middle of 2018, the Verizon company announced.

November 15, 2017

Q. Will Fleetmatics provide onsite ELD training once a solution is implemented?

Fleetmatics implementation specialists will help fleets manage the installation of...

November 15, 2017

Q. We have two trucks that we only use to pull tool trailers less than two times per year. Do we have to implement an ELD for these trucks?

A. ELD compliance is tied primarily to the activities of the driver. If the drivers of these vehicles are...

October 30, 2017

Verizon Telematics Expands Offerings

Verizon Telematics has become the largest provider of built-in telematics and mobile applications for commercial vehicles and has moved closer to rebranding its product offerings for its customers, CEO Andrés Irlando told an audience gathered at the annual Latitude conference.

October 27, 2017

2017 Latitude Conference

Latitude was created in 2011 to help Telogis customers develop mobile strategies for improving their business. During the 2017 edition of the annual conference, customers listened in on panels about operational efficiency, mobile resource management, and integration strategies. Photos courtesy of Verizon Telematics.

October 10, 2017

Fleetmatics Registers ELD as Self-Certified to Meet DOT Requiremenets

Fleetmatics, a Verizon Company, has registered its Fleetmatics Reveal LogBook Electronic Logging Device for Android with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

August 23, 2017

HDT and Fleetmatics Partner on ELD Webinar

Countdown to ELD: Getting Your Burning Questions Answered is an opportunity for companies and industry experts to discuss common compliance concerns and confusion about the upcoming ELD mandate.

August 15, 2017

Q. We operate trucks with model years 2004 and 2010. Since they’re older, do they need be outfitted with an ELD solution?

A. Yes, you will have to equip these vehicles with an ELD solution. Only vehicles manufactured prior to model-year...

August 15, 2017

Q. If we already have Fleetmatics LogBook, are we compliant with the ELD mandate?

A. If you have an automatic onboard recording device (AOBRD), such as Fleetmatics LogBook, that automatically captures engine power status, vehicle motion status...

July 14, 2017

Q. If you already have an AOBRD solution, do you need to upgrade it prior to the December 18, 2017, deadline?

No, fleets that have an AOBRD installed prior to the December 18, 2017, ELD Mandate deadline, will not have to upgrade them—yet. The ELD Mandate allows fleets...

July 14, 2017

Q. Who is exempt from having to keep Hours of Service (HOS) record of duty status (RODS) logs under the ELD Mandate?

While most CDL drivers will be required to use an ELD to record HOS, there are some drivers who will be exempt. Drivers who use the timecard exemption will...

July 14, 2017

Q. How can I get a copy of the ELD mandate?

The ELD Mandate is available on...

July 14, 2017

Q. Is there a possibility that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will delay the Dec. 18, 2017, ELD Mandate deadline?

There are no indications that the FMCSA will delay the Dec. 18, 2017, ELD Mandate deadline. When the most recent legal challenge to the ELD Mandate by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) was rejected...

June 13, 2017

Q. What questions should I ask to get an idea of the level of customer service I will receive from my telematics vendor?

A. Customer service is an important aspect of selecting the right telematics vendor. You should feel that you have a partner on the other end of the phone who is working diligently to help solve any issues you may come across...

June 13, 2017

Q. Most of my managers are mobile. How can they keep an eye on what’s going on with drivers and vehicles when they’re not at their desk?

A. Using a fully functional mobile app for both managers and drivers will be your best tool for mobile managers. The app should offer the same features a...

June 13, 2017

Q. What qualities should I really be looking for in an ELD provider?

A. There are a few major qualities to look for in an ELD provider. Below are some check list items that can get you started...

April 6, 2017

Q. What is the typical per-vehicle startup cost when it comes to adding telematics to my fleet?

While the exact amounts will vary due to fleet size, complexity, and other factors, generally fleets will see relatively short ROI on telematics system...


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