ELog Mandate, Coercion Rule Became Law

Fleet managers will have two years to equip their trucks with electronic logging devices (ELD). The federal ELog mandate on ELD use to record truck drivers’ duty status was entered Dec. 10 into the Federal Registry. The mandate establishes strict controls on drivers’ duty hours and institutes penalties for failure to comply with regulatory requirements. [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Logging device mandate could come in 2016, outlines hardware spec’s, harassment provisions

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced March 12 a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to mandate electronic logging devices.  The rule’s effective date and publication date in the Federal Register still are unknown, but it’s likely the rule will go into effect in late 2016. The  proposal says it will go into effect two [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Swarm reveals why satellites lose track

Satellite engineers have been puzzling over why GPS navigation systems on low-orbiting satellites like ESA's Swarm sometimes black out when they fly over the equator between Africa and South America. Thanks to Swarm, it appears 'thunderstorms' in the ionosphere are to blame. Launched in 2013, the Swarm trio is measuring and untangling the different magnetic [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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