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Today, we are excited to officially announce HammerDown Radio — KeepTruckin’s latest podcast. Through this podcast, we will bring you industry news and relevant content on a variety of topics, including: KeepTruckin news and product updates ELD mandate Freight prices Various rules and regulations Tips for commercial drivers and fleet Read More

The CVSA’s International Roadcheck 2018 will take place from June 5 to June 7, 2018. Are you ready? In this blog post, we take a look at the CVSA’s Roadcheck 2018, the special focus this year, a brief recap of what happened during the CVSA’s Roadcheck 2017, and some tips Read More

Providing excellent customer service has always been a top priority for us. With over 200 support reps available 24/7/365 over phone, email, and chat, we are constantly helping drivers stay compliant, productive, and efficient. Although the KeepTruckin ELD and the KeepTruckin Electronic Logbook App are incredibly easy to use, we Read More

The FMCSA recently updated the CSA’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) with new ELD violations and severity weights. There are now 22 ELD-related violations that count against SMS scores. As you must know, ELD violations did not affect CSA scores during the “soft enforcement” period — between December 18, 2017, and Read More

The U.S. DOT’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is planning to conduct a new truck parking survey and assess the truck parking shortage problem. A request to approve the planned survey has been forwarded to the White House. One of the programs of the 2012 MAP-21 highway funding law is to Read More

Because of a malware that affected the online registry of certified medical examiners, the FMCSA has decided to postpone the implementation of the automated driver medical certification for three years. Online medical reporting was designed to make the sharing of relevant driver medical information seamless, with the intention of making Read More

Although the FMCSA’s ELD mandate became effective on December 18, 2017, ELD violations didn’t affect CSA scores until April 1, 2018. The “soft enforcement” period was to ensure a smooth transition to electronic logging devices. However, now that “full enforcement” has begun on April 1, 2018, ELD violations are affecting Read More

Freight demand is continuously growing, but the capacity is slow to catch up with the growing freight demand, which is putting pressure on market rates, according to the FTR analysis. For January and February this year, the Shippers Condition Index measured by the FTR showed no changes and remained at Read More

Driver recruitment and driver retention continue to be the industry’s biggest challenges, according to the 2018 Transportation Spotlight Report. A total of 1,000 trucking executives and managers were surveyed. Their responses were: 69% respondents said recruiting drivers is the biggest challenge. 54% asserted that retention is an issue as well. The Read More

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) plans to hold their annual Operation Safe Driver Program between July 15 and 21. Law enforcement officials across the country will be focusing on “unsafe driving behaviors” by commercial truckers and motorists. Targeting “unsafe driving behaviors” According to the FMCSA’s Large Truck Crash Causation Read More