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Do your part to eliminate the spotted lanternfly

While “spotted lanternfly” may have a harmless sounding name like firefly or lady bug, don’t be fooled. The spotted lanternfly is invasive and a destructive little bug that specializes in terrorizing crops and trees. Originally from southwest Asia, the spotted lanternfly found its way to the state of Pennsylvania in 2014 and has since imposed…

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Until Further Notice – The Maximum Truck Speed Bill Continues to Hit Delays

A bill that would set a maximum speed limit for commercial trucks by using speed-limiting devices has once again been put on hold. In June, U.S. senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced the Cullum Owings Large Truck Safe Operating Speed Act of 2019 that would require all new and existing commercial trucks…

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Product Update: Mountain Corridor Notifications

We’re excited to announce a new product update to our Drivewyze Safety Notifications service! If you haven’t heard of the Drivewyze Safety Notifications yet, you can learn more about it here. It’s a free add-on service available to for paid Drivewyze PreClear subscribers, that alerts drivers about upcoming high-risk areas on the road. Watch the…

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Drivewyze Adds New Mountain Corridor Safety Notifications Service

GOLDEN, Colo., August 16, 2019 – Drivewyze, a leader in connected truck solutions and provider of PreClear weigh station bypass service, has added to its Drivewyze Safety Notifications service with the launching of mountain corridor safety alerts. The new service, free to current Drivewyze customers, was announced in conjunction with a Colorado Department of Transportation’s…

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News, Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Announcing: Drivewyze Safety Notifications

If you’ve been driving long enough you’ve seen it: A truck that has rolled over on an overpass, or a truck that has struck a low bridge. It happens more than you might think. In 2017, an FMCSA study indicated there were: 14,000 truck rollover crashes, which lead to 170 fatalities over a year’s period…

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News, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Canada Unveils its Plan to Implement ELDs

It’s been a long-time coming – commercial motor vehicle operators and bus drivers will soon be required to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) in Canada. On June 13, 2019, Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau made the mandate official, unveiling the details of the plan. The transition from maintaining a paper logbook in Canada to…

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Drivewyze Adds Four New Locations for Weigh Station Bypass in Pennsylvania

DALLAS, June 24, 2019 – Drivewyze has continued to expand its industry-leading weigh station bypass service with four new locations in Pennsylvania. The new sites are part of a 12-month pilot program, which will allow data to be gathered to demonstrate the effectiveness of weigh station bypass, while providing bypass opportunities for Drivewyze customers. The…

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News, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Thoughts on FMCSA’s ‘Young Driver’ Proposal from Around the Industry

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sure riled some feathers when it announced a proposal to expand its current three-year pilot program that allows 18-20-year-old drivers with a military CDL to drive interstate. The expansion would allow non-military drivers in the same age group the opportunity to commercially drive interstate. The reaction to this…

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Driver Retention, News, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Is the Driver Shortage Real?

Is the Driver Shortage Real? According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the driver shortage the trucking industry is facing could all be a myth. Yes, you just read that right. That’s an ‘about face’ from many industry reports saying that the industry is facing a serious driver shortage problem. So, is what we’re reading…

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