FROM THE ROAD
What's driving regulatory change?
The industry is being led more and more by regulations—federal regulations, state regulations, company regulations—so we decided to chat with Annette Sandberg about what’s coming next with all of these changes.
From cutting paperwork and automating fuel-tax reporting, to route planning optimization, the EOBR benefits create fast ROI and time savings.
While implementing an EOBR system in your fleet does require an initial investment, the longer-term benefits will outweigh the upfront costs.
One of the biggest benefits of EOBRs? Annette says that it is key drivers don’t have to worry about whether they’re logging accurately or not.
Annette is the former administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier and Safety Association (FMCSA) and the current CEO of TransSafe Consulting. She’s worked her way up through the industry, starting as a DOT inspector, then becoming a state trooper, and ultimately rising to the level of top administrator at FMCSA.
Discover what Annette sees coming next with these regulatory changes.
FMCSA regulatory process
Video 1: Improving highway safety
Former FMCSA administrator, Annette Sandberg, discusses the costs, benefits and fairness of trucking regulations aimed at reducing truck-related crashes.
Electronic onboard recorders
Video 2: On mandates and early adoption
Annette Sandberg discusses industry concerns regarding what data EOBRs will capture, as well as the business case for early adoption.
Costs vs. Benefits
Video 3: Can technology improve safety and profitability?
Equipment costs and driver training, optimized routing and fuel consumption—Annette Sandberg talks about how fleets are deriving benefits from EOBRs.
We’ll be reaching out to experts from across the trucking industry in the months ahead. Stay tuned for more conversations from the road.