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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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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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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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Inspections, News, Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Are you ready for CVSA’s annual International Roadcheck?

In case you missed it, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced it will be conducting its annual International Roadcheck June 4-6 throughout North America. We can hear the groans from here. But, take heart, if this annual checkup makes you sweat a little bit, you still have some time to make adjustments to your…

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Driver Retention, News, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Trucking Technologies, Connected Trucking, ELDs and more.

Drivewyze’s VP of Government Experience, Brian Mofford, attended the Alberta Motor Association Leadership Conference and AGM last weekend in Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada. Brian was part of a panel called “technology in the workplace” – which addressed the latest in trucking technologies, connected trucking, ELDs and more.  Members of the panel offered some great insight about…

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News, Newsletter, Truck Drivers, Trucking Etiquette, Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Get the most out of your Internet access on the road

Are you connected to the wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)? The better question is, who isn’t? The days of having to plug your computer into an ethernet cord are long gone. Through Wi-Fi, roaming data, and mobile hotspots you can check up on email, watch movies, browse the Internet, and check social media essentially anywhere, anytime. But,…

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